Headshot of Kenneth B. Medlock IIIThe J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities at the University of Colorado Denver Business School will host Kenneth B. Medlock III, PhD, for the first Encana Distinguished Lecture Series event on April 15. Medlock is the James A. Baker III and Susan G. Baker Fellow in Energy and Resource Economics at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy and the senior director of the Center for Energy Studies, as well as an adjunct professor and lecturer in the Department of Economics at Rice University. Medlock’s presentation will explore the exportation of liquid natural gas (LNG) from the United States.

Date: Monday, April 15, 2013
Time: 4:00-6:00 pm MDT
Venue: University of Colorado Denver Lawrence Street Center
1380 Lawrence Street, Denver, 80202
Terrace Room – Second Floor
Topic: U.S. LNG Exports: Truth and Consequences

Medlock is a well-published expert in several fields, including natural gas markets, energy commodity price relationships, gasoline markets, transportation, national oil company behavior, economic development and energy demand, and energy use and the environment. Medlock is currently the vice president for academic affairs for the United States Association for Energy Economics (USAEE). In 2001, he won the International Association for Energy Economics Award for Best Paper of the Year in the Energy Journal. In 2011, he was given the USAEE’s Senior Fellow Award. He is also an active member of the American Economic Association and the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, and he is an academic member of the National Petroleum Council (NPC). Medlock has served as an adviser to the U.S. Department of Energy and the California Energy Commission in their respective energy modeling efforts. He was the lead modeler of the Modeling Subgroup of the 2003 NPC study of long-term natural gas markets in North America and was a contributing author to the recent NPC study “North American Resource Development.”

This event is provided thanks to Encana, a leading North American energy producer that is focused on growing its strong portfolio of diverse resource plays producing natural gas, oil and natural gas liquids. Sponsoring the Distinguished Lecture Series at the CU Denver Business School is one way in which Encana contributes to the strength and sustainability of the communities where it operates.

For more information or to reserve your place at the event, visit the event’s homepage.

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