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Arctic Drilling: Untapped Opportunity or Risky Business?

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"Arctic Drilling: Untapped Opportunity or Risky Business?" 

UH Energy hosted the first of four symposiums of the 2015-2016 Energy Symposium Series: Critical Issues in Energy, entitled "Arctic Drilling: Untapped Opportunity or Risky Business?" on September 24, 2015 at the University of Houston. The symposium saw over 700 attendees including university faculty, staff and students, as well as leading members from Houston's booming energy industry. Moderated by Richard Haut, Director of Energy Production at the Houston Advanced Research Center, the symposium featured guest speakers who discussed relevant issues relating to the topic including Kevin Harun, Arctic Program Director at Pacific Environment; Jed Hamilton, Senior Arctic Consultant at ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company; Bob Reiss, an American author and consultant on Arctic issues; and Peter Van Tuyn, Managing Partner at Bessenyey & Van Tuyn, L.L.C. based in Anchorage, Alaska.       


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