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Ph.D. political science, University of Houston with honors (dissertation, US Natural Gas in the 21st Century: Adjusting to the New Reality), 1995, With Honors M.S., mineral economics, Colorado School of Mines, 1985 (shortterm expatriate residence, Caltex, Indonesia) B.S., University of Louisiana-Lafayette, biology (geology minor)

SUMMARY  Thirty years‘ experience in energy and environmental research and consulting (oil and gas, coal, non-fuel minerals, electric power) in the US and abroad in senior positions with extensive public speaking and publications.  Expertise in applied energy economics and business development, enterprise strategy and commercial operations, and business-government relationships across the energy value chains.  Has led or participated in numerous executive/senior management planning, scenario building briefings on global energy issues and trends.  Project and grant administration and management, including federal, state, and corporate funding.  The CEE was a finalist in the World Oil Awards for Best Outreach Program in 2006 and 2007. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE University of Texas, the Bureau of Economic Geology, June 2005Present Chief Energy Economist and Head, Center for Energy Economics.1 The CEE is a center of excellence on the principles and international standards underlying commercial energy development and business-government linkages. At CEE, Dr. Michot Foss develops and directs research on economics of the energy value chains and commercial frameworks to support energy investment. She coordinates and implements activities at CEE in support of major BEG projects and initiatives, including the Gulf Coast Carbon Center and FutureGen Texas; worldwide energy resource assessment studies and related information management; and other programs. She advises US and international energy companies; publishes and speaks widely on energy issues; and provides public commentary and testimony to

The Center for Energy Economics (CEE) was previously known as the Institute for Energy, Law & Enterprise at the University of Houston Law Center (1995-2005). 1801 Allen Parkway, Houston, Texas 77019 Main: 713-654-5400 Fax: 713-654-5405 www.beg.utexas.edu/energyecon

governments; oversees the CEE‘s administration and funding. Worldwide experience includes Canada and Mexico; South America; Russia and the Caspian; Western Europe and Turkey; West Africa and Angola; and East and Southeast Asia. Highlights include the following.  Developed and directed New Era in Oil, Gas & Power Value Creation, an annual international capacity building program;  Principle investigator for and developer of the LNG research and public education consortium, Commercial Frameworks for LNG in North America;  Principle investigator on federal agency grants and cooperative agreements including CEE‘s five year cooperative agreement with US Agency for International Development, Smart Development Initiative, currently in operation in West Africa and the Higher Education for Development US-Mexico TIES grant with Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM);  Other research highlights include ongoing studies, natural gas and electric power market issues in North America; Mexico natural gas and power (in 1995, hosted the first trilateral government meeting on natural gas restructuring in Mexico at the request of the US Department of Energy on behalf of the government of Mexico); Texas electric choice; Worldwide Oil and Gas Resource Assessment (Shell E&P); Commercial Frameworks for Gas-Power Value Chain Development (Texaco Natural Gas International); energy sector restructuring in South America, Europe, Turkey (various sponsors); technical support and training in Former Soviet Union, Central Asia oil and gas, Ukraine natural gas for Hagler Bailly Services (now PA Consulting) on behalf of USAID, and USAID and Association Liaison Office (ALO) grants in Ghana and Bangladesh (respectively). University of Texas at Austin Professional Service  Member, Jackson School of Geosciences Endowment Committee, 2008 to present. University of Houston, 1991-2005  Assistant Research Professor, 1995-2005. Dr. Michot Foss directed research, developed and taught courses, advised students on special projects, participated on student thesis and dissertation committees and sponsored visiting scholars.  Executive Director, Institute for Energy, Law & Enterprise (IELE), 2001-2005 and Director, Energy Institute, C.T. Bauer College of Business, which Dr. Michot Foss founded in July 1, 1995. Major accomplishments included programs, grants and contracts that are now part of CEE-UT. While at UH, Dr. Michot Foss was a UH Shell Interdisciplinary Scholar, leading two research teams with awards through the UH Shell Interdisciplinary Scholars Program (North American Energy Integration, 1996; Best Practices in Energy Sector Reform, 1998);

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Shell Fellow, Center for Public Policy and coordinator of the Natural Gas Project (merged into the Energy Institute). Led research effort on natural gas markets in Mexico, including conferences and workshops in Houston and Mexico and two working papers, including "The Economics of Natural Gas in Mexico – Revisited,‖ commissioned for a special edition of The Energy Journal in 1993.

University of Houston Professional Service  Research faculty representative, Research Council, 1996-1998  President‘s Advisory Board on Energy Research and Education, 1999-2002  Honor‘s College Great Conversation, 1999-2005 Simmons & Company International, 1988-1989 Director of research to support financial transactions for investment banking transactions in oil services industry. Expanded research and information holdings and databases, improved organization for transactions documents and presentations, implemented regular internal information reports and external financial reviews for clients and investors. Rice Center, 1985-1988 Senior associate and director of research for the Jesse H. Jones Center for Economic and Demographic Forecasting. Managed energy market and national economic analyses for production of semiannual regional forecasts, semiannual forecast symposia for public audiences, client-specific studies (regional real estate and land use development, regional mobility and transportation). Colorado School of Mines, 1982-1985 Coordinator, Energy and Minerals Field Institute, an award-winning summer field seminars on western US resource development and energy technology and policy for federal officials, congressional staff, journalists and educators. Managed program content, planning, and logistics; expanded program funding; supervised staff; coordinated production of seminar materials and annual reporting to funding agencies and corporations. Environmental Consulting, 1977-1981 Impact Environmental Scientists & Engineers (Denver)—Environmental permitting, industrial siting and market research studies in the Rocky Mountain states (coal; oil and gas), Missouri (lead/zinc), and Mexico (Altimira industrial port in Tampico); Texas A&M University—editorial review for an industry-funded oil spill research program; Southwest Research Institute— environmental monitoring studies (invertebrates and fisheries) for an electric power generating station on Trinity Bay, Texas. PROFESSIONAL DISCLOSURES Partner, Harvest Gas Management, a Texas Limited Liability Company Co-owner of Texas-based exploration and production enterprise with coal seam gas operations in north-central Louisiana and other oil and gas E&P activity in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Texas.
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Proprietary Research (*External) *Mitchell Energy Corp.; Tenneco; Shell Oil Company; *Canadian Energy Research Institute; *Amoco; Sofre Gaz (France); *Shell Synfuels; *Gas Natural (Spain); Pemex; Texaco; TransCanada PipeLine; Reliant Energy Gas Transmission; Liddell Sapp/El Paso Energy Corp.; *Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld/Tejas Gas; McKinsey & Company; Sanwa Research Institute (Japan); Texaco Natural Gas International; Texaco Mexico; Shell E&P; Public Utility Commission of Texas; Reliant Energy Business Services; Ziff Energy; Intellibridge Corporation; Canadian Consulate General-Dallas; US Central Intelligence Agency; Mitsubishi Research Institute; Shell North America and Shell Mexico; ExxonMobil and China Light & Power; Atlantic Sea Island Group Safe Harbor LNG; ConocoPhillips Alaska; Petroleum Company of Trinidad & Tobago (PCTT); *Forfás, Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Republic of Ireland. Transmission Organizations, Boards of Directors Selections GridSouth Transco L.L.C., 2001 Selected to join Board of Directors of regional transmission organization (RTO) organized under Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Order 2000. GST would have operated the transmission assets of Duke Power (Duke Energy), South Carolina Electric & Gas (SCANA), and Carolina Power & Light (Progress), with nearly four million customers and approximately 15,000 miles of transmission grid. The GST board was not seated because of disputes in the Southeast regarding the FERC‘s proposed standard market design and number and role of RTOs for that region. Midwest Independent System Operator (MISO), 2004 Short listed for independent board of directors. North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC), 2005 Short listed for independent board of directors for emerging national electric reliability organization. SELECTED PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND AWARDS  Committee on Earth Resources, Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, National Academy of Science, 2009–2011.  Award, Senior Fellow, U.S. Association for Energy Economics, 2006. www.usaee.org  Award, Key Women in Energy—Americas, 2003.  Award, selected to the Scientific Council, 50th Anniversary of ENI, Commemorative Encyclopedia of Hydrocarbons, Istituto dell‘Enciclopedia Italiana Treccani, 2003.  Board of Advisors, Institute for Energy in the 21st Century, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 2008-present. www.uschamber.org  Board of Advisors, Women’s Global Leadership Conference in Energy & Technology, 2006-present. www.wglnetwork.com/

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Board of Advisors, Consumer Energy Alliance, 2006-present. www.consumerenergyalliance.org Board of Directors, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, 2007-2008. www.aipn.org Past president, International Association for Energy Economics, 2003. www.iaee.org Vice president for conferences, IAEE; negotiated conferences in Tehran, Iran, 2004 and Taipei, Taiwan, 2005 (2003-2005). Past president, US Association for Energy Economics (2001). Conference emeritus chair, USAEE/IAEE North American conference, Houston, 2007. General chair, IAEE International Conference, Prague, Czech Republic, 2003. General chair for IAEE/USAEE 24th International Conference, Houston, 2001. Program co-chair for the 18th annual North American Conference of the USAEE/IAEE, Albuquerque, 1998. Member, Executive Committee, Journal of World Energy Law & Business, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators and Oxford University Press, ongoing. Member, Board of Editors, International Journal of Regulation and Governance, The Energy Research Institute (TERI), India, ongoing. Past member, Board of Editors, The Energy Journal, IAEE). Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Member, Association of International Petroleum Negotiators. Member, Houston Geological Society. Member, Women‘s Energy Network. Technical Program Committee, World Energy Congress, Houston 1998. Delegate, US Department of Energy-Office of Fossil Energy Wye River Strategic Retreats and expert for USDOE/Rand Corp. energy futures Delphi, 2000. Delegate, North American Electric Reliability Council Long-term Planning Initiative for the Market-Reliability Interface, 2000. Visiting Committee, Division of Economics and Business, Colorado School of Mines, ongoing. Petroleum Industry Advisory Board, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 1996-1999.

RECENT PUBLIC TESTIMONIES AND BRIEFING March 4, 2009, House energy and environment staff, upstream oil & gas. January 16, 2009, Senate Energy & Natural Resources staff, upstream oil & gas.
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June 1, 2005, Before the California Energy Commission, LNG Access Workshop, ―LNG Access.‖ September 9, 2004, Before the Texas House Committee on Energy Resources, ―Natural Gas and LNG – Market Conditions and Outlook.‖ May 5, 2004, Before the Texas House Committee on Energy Resources, Information Submitted ―Natural Gas and LNG – Market Conditions and Outlook‖ and ―Overview of LNG – Technical.‖ April 29, 2004, Before the US House Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality, ―Ultradeep Water Research and Development: What Are the Benefits?‖ June 19, 2003, Before the US House Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality, ―Natural Gas Market Issues.‖ October 2, 2000, Before the Honorable Shirley Jackson Lee, US House of Representatives and US Department of Energy-Office of Fossil Energy, Field Hearing, Houston, ―Fact Finding Hearing: The Current Energy Situation.‖ July 28, 2000, Before the Texas Energy Coordinating Council for the Senate Committee on Natural Resources, ―The Future of the Texas Oil and Gas Industry.‖ SELECTED PUBLICATIONS2
―Energy policy,‖ in Laubach, S. E., and Tinker, S. W., eds., 2009, Earth‘s art: celebrating the Centennial of the Bureau of Economic Geology, 1909–2009: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, p. 134–135.

―National Oil Companies and International Oil and Gas Trade‖ with Miranda Ferrell Wainberg, Gürcan Gülen, Dmitry Volkov, Ruzanna Makaryan in Selected Topics on Contemporary Energy Law, ITAM/Editorial Porrúa, forthcoming. ―Europe‘s Concerns about Russian Gas: Much Ado About Nothing?‖ with Dmitry Volkov, Gürcan Gülen and Ruzanna Makaryan, forthcoming in Oil & Gas Journal. ―Africa: A New Frontier in Oil and Gas Exploration‖, Geotimes Vol. 53 (No. 2), p. 32, February 2008. http://www.geotimes.org/feb08/article.html?id=feature_africa.html ―Commercial Frameworks for National Oil Companies‖, with Miranda L. Wainberg and Dmitry Volkov, Proceedings of the 27th USAEE/IAEE North American Conference, Houston, September 16-19, 2007.


CEE reports and publications are excluded. For information on authored or co-authored reports and publications, see www.beg.utexas.edu/publications. Dr. Michelle Michot Foss, 6

http://www.usaee.org/usaee2007/submissions/OnlineProceedings/CEE_N ational_Oil_Company_USAEE_PDF%203.pdf ―North American Natural Gas Scenarios and United States Prices to 2015,‖ Natural Gas Programme, Oxford Institute of Energy Studies, NG 18, January 2007. http://www.oxfordenergy.org/pdfs/NG18.pdf ―Hydrocarbon Regulation and Cross-border Trade in the Western Hemisphere‖, with Miranda Ferrell Wainberg and Dmitry Volkov, Chapter 16 in Energy Cooperation in the Western Hemisphere, (ed. by Sidney Weintraub, with Annette Hester and Veronica Prado), Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2007. http://www.csisbookstore.org/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID =163 ―Novel offshore LNG terminals address some, not all issues,‖ with Mariano Gurfinkel, Dmitry Volkov and Ruzanna Makaryan, LNG Observer, January 2007. ―Historical data provide low-cost estimating tool‖, with Mariano Gurfinkel, Gürcan Gülen and Dmitry Volkov, Oil & Gas Journal, November 2006. ―Brass LNG shows importance of matching supply, demand,‖ with Bala Wunti, Brass LNG, Oil & Gas Journal, January 24, 2006. ―LNG Seeks the American Dream,‖ LNG Journal, July/August 2005. ―The LNG Question‖ in Utilities Project, Volume 5, Montgomery Research, 2005. http://www.utilitiesproject.com/welcome.asp ―Can A ‗Global‘ Natural Gas Market be Achieved?‖ with Donald A. Juckett, AAPG. Chapter 22 in Energy Security in the 21st Century: A New Foreign Policy Strategy (David Goldwyn and Jan Kalicki, eds.), Woodrow Wilson Center, 2005. http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail//0801882796/qid=1119324545/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/002-39994297872834?v=glance&s=books ―Global Natural Gas Issues and Challenges,‖ The Energy Journal, Vol. 26, No. 2, International Association for Energy Economics, 2005. ―Energy Policy in the Natural Gas Industry,‖ in Encyclopedia of Energy, Vol. 4, Elsevier Press, 2004. http://books.elsevier.com/us/energy/us/subindex.asp?isbn=012176480X
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&country=United+States&community=energy&ref=&mscssid=UF9XN0LK 9W5K9K0V7F3S90BRDNLW9F90 ―Enron and the Energy Market Revolution,‖ in Enron: Corporate Fiascos and Their Implications (Nancy Rapoport and Bala Dharan, eds.), Foundation Press, 2004. Book review, ―The Hydrogen Economy,‖ Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 61 (September), 2003. ―Latin American Gas: Progress, Potholes and Pitfalls,‖ in Natural Gas Yearbook, Financial Communications Company, Houston, 2002. Best Practices in Energy Sector Reform, Final Technical Report, UH Shell Interdisciplinary Scholars Program III, March 2000, with Jack Casey, Ph.D., Professor of Geosciences, NSM; Paul Gregory, Ph.D., Cullen Professor of Economics; Everette Gardner, Ph.D., Department of Decision and Information Sciences; S. Gürcan Gülen, Ph.D., Research Associate, Energy Institute. Energy Institute White Paper. ―Perspectives on the International Exploration Business,‖ in International Oil and Gas Exploration: A Business Perspective, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 2000. ―Monetizing‖ Stranded Gas: The Case of Turkmenistan and Considerations for Explorationists,‖ with Dr. Bhamy Shenoy and Dr. Gürcan Gülen in International Oil and Gas Exploration: A Business Perspective, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 2000. ―Houston‘s International ‗Gas/Power Patch,‘‖ in Energy Houston, 2(1), 1999. Ford Motor Company: Driving Change, case study completed for National Academy of Sciences/Houston Advanced Research Center-Center for Global Studies, 1999. ―Analysis suggests economic viability of trans-Caspian Sea gas line,‖ with Dr. Bhamy Shenoy and Dr. Gürcan Gülen, Oil & Gas Journal, November 15, 1999. ―The Politics and Economics of Caspian Oil Export Pipelines,‖ with Dr. Bhamy Shenoy and Dr. Gürcan Gülen, Oil & Gas Journal, April 19, 1999.

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Guide to Electric Power in Texas with David Hitchcock, Center for Global Studies, Houston Advanced Research Center, second edition, January 1999. North American Energy Integration: The Prospects for Regulatory Coordination and Seamless Cross-Border Transactions of Natural Gas and Electricity, with Joseph A. Pratt, Cullen Professor of Business and History; Gary Conine, UH Law Center; Alan Stone, UH Department of Political Science; and Robert Keller, UHCBA Department of Management, CBA Energy Institute White Paper, May 1998. ―Worldwide Transitions: Energy Sector Reform and Market Development,‖ Natural Resources and Environment, ABA Section, Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law, Spring 1998. ―LPG Markets in Mexico: Analysis, Issues and Cross-National Comparisons,‖ Proceedings of the 18th annual North American Conference, USAEE/IAEE, San Francisco, September 7-10, 1997. ―How Many Regulators Do We Need?‖ editorial article commissioned by Gas Daily’s NG, June/July 1997. Asian Oil & Gas: Megatrends, Balance and Geopolitics A Closer Look at China by Xiaojie Xu, Petroleum Economics Research Center, China National Petroleum Corporation and Institute Research Fellow, with Dr. Michot Foss and Dr. Gürcan Gülen, Institute Research Associate, Current Studies on Business/Public Policy Issues in Energy, CBA Energy Institute White Paper, June 1997. LPG Markets in Mexico: Analysis, Issues and Cross-National Comparisons, with Dr. Francisco García H., Associate Researcher, Centro de Estudios Estratégicos, Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (CEE/ITESM) and Institute Faculty Member, Gerald T. Westbrook, TSBV Consultants and Institute Senior Associate, and Jacqueline Campos, Petroleo Brasileiro, S.A., Current Studies on Business/Public Policy Issues in Energy, CBA Energy Institute White Paper, August 1996. ―Latin American Opportunities: How to Approach Them,‖ Natural Gas, August 1996. ―Mexico‘s Market Opening Aims at North America,‖ GasMatters, London, U.K., May 1996.

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―Prospects for Natural Gas Investment in Latin American: Lessons from the US,‖ commissioned by the Oil & Gas Journal, Revista Latino Americana (Spanish edition), January 1996. Book review, Competition in the Natural Gas Pipeline Industry: An Economic Policy Analysis by Edward C. Gallick, 1993 for The Journal of Energy and Development 19(1): 138-146, Autumn 1995. ―Mexico Reconsiders Its Energy Options,‖ GasMatters, London, U.K., May 1995. ―Energy and the Peso,‖ Geopolitics of Energy, Canadian Energy Research Institute, March 1995. ―Mexico‘s Gas Reforms Hang on New President‘s Priorities,‖ GasMatters, July 1994. "Outlook for Mexican Gas Market Good, but not without Pitfalls," Oil & Gas Journal special report on Mexico's Petroleum Future, January 17, 1994. "The Economics of Natural Gas in Mexico -- Revisited," with Dr. Garcia, CEE/ITESM and Dr. William A. Johnson, JECOR, The Energy Journal special edition, North American Energy After Free Trade, September 1993. "The Free Trade Agreement and Natural Gas," p. 53-61 in The Role of Natural Gas in Environmental Policy, University of Texas Bureau of Business Research, 1993. "The Economics of Natural Gas in Mexico," Dr. William A. Johnson, JECOR, Proceedings of the IAEE 13th Annual North American Conference, November 1991. An Analysis of Secondary Market Response in Energy Impact Situations, Masters Thesis, Colorado School of Mines, 1985. (Large scale natural gas exploitation in the Rocky Mountain Overthrust region; sponsored by the Overthrust Indusrial Association) Western Energy Opportunities, Problems, and Policy Issues, with Dr. Janice Hepworth, 1982 and 1984 editions, Energy & Minerals Field Institute (EMFI) Colorado School of Mines.

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A Public Affairs Handbook for Geoscientists, with Susan Landon, Jay Scheevel, D. Keith Murray, and Catherine Stewart, Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists, 1983. "Geoscientists and the Politics of Taxation," Mines Magazine, March 1982.

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS3 Panel, Oil and Gas Investment, US Energy Information Administration Annual Conference, Washington, DC, April 8, 2009. ―Oil and Gas Trends‖, Society of Independent Earth Scientists, Corpus Christi, March 31, 2009. Panel, Fundamental Role and Impact of Technology, Greater Houston Partnership Energy Summit, Houston, March 24, 2009. ―Volatility and Credit in Energy Markets‖, International Energy Credit Association Spring Conference, Dana Point, California, March 15, 2009. ―Climate Science and Economics‖, Heartland Institute International Climate Change Conference, March 10, 2009. Special guest address, ―Long Term Prospects for LNG‖, FLAME LNG and Natural Gas Conference, Amsterdam, March 9, 2009. ―National Oil Companies‖, with Silvana Tordo, Oil, Gas, Mining and Chemicals Division, World Bank Extractive Industries Week, Washington, DC, March 5, 2009. Panel, Future of US Energy Policy, Deloitte Oil & Gas Conference, The Woodlands, Texas, December 10, 2008. Panel on partnerships, Complex Relationships, International Petroleum Technology Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 4, 2008. Expert and presenter, Long Term Energy Framework, Forfás, Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Republic of Ireland, November 19, 2008.


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Moderator and panel participant, ―The Transformation and Increasing Impact of NOCs in the Global Energy Marketplace‖, Women‘s Global Leadership Conference Energy/Technology, Houston, November 14, 2008. ―National Oil Companies‖, Windsor Energy Group conference, Houston, November 12, 2008. Keynote presentation, ―How Will We Fuel Transportation‘s Future?‖ Southwest Intermodal Conference, Los Angeles, California, October 8, 2008. Energy, Environment – Nevada‘s Economic Forum, US Chamber of Commerce and other sponsors, Las Vegas, September 25, 2008. Tennessee Climate Change Dialogue, US Chamber of Commerce and other sponsors, Morristown, August 13, 2008. ―LNG Update‖, Texas Ports Conference, Galveston, July 24, 2008. ―Creatures of Carbon‖, STMM Energy Conference, San Antonio, June 4, 2008. ―The Credit Crisis and Its Impact on the Energy Sector‖, Financial Object Energy Seminar, Houston, May 15, 2008. ―LNG Supply Outlook for the US‖, 7th Platts LNG Conference, Houston, May 15, 2008. Panel, ―Critical Energy Infrastructure for Economic Growth: International Experience‖, Inaugural Conference, Nigerian Association for Energy Economics, Abuja, April 29, 2008. Forum on Economic of Natural Gas and Alternative Energy, co-chair with Jeremy Platt, EPRI, and presentation, American Association of Petroleum Geology Annual Convention, San Antonio, Texas, April 21, 2008. Presentation on national oil company trends to the Standing Committee on Energy, Government of Trinidad & Tobago, Port of Spain, Trindad, April 14, 2008.

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Keynote presentation, ―The Credit Crisis and Its Impact on the Energy Sector‖, International Energy Credit Association Spring Conference, Napa, California, March 17, 2008. ―Overview on the Business of LNG‖, ABS Consulting/Petrobras University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 21, 2008. ―Strategic Priorities for Energy Infrastructure Security‖, ANHAM Energy Infrastructure Security Seminar and Executive Briefings, with The Cohen Group, Algiers, Algeria, January 13-15, 2008. Session chairman, Nuclear Revolution, Women‘s Global Leadership Conference in Energy & Technology, Houston, November 27, 2007. ―Coal with Carbon Sequestration and Nuclear‖, Energy Panel, Science & Technology in Society forum, Kyoto, Japan, October 7-9, 2007. Energy Alternatives panel, Latin American Forum III, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas-Austin, Huatulco, Mexico, October 2931, 2007. ―Global LNG Developments‖, Centro de Estudos e Investigação Cientifica, Universidade Católica de Angola, September 27, 2007. ―Texas Electric Power Market Trends,‖ APX Customer Conference, San Diego, June 6-7, 2007. ―Global Energy Perspective,‖ Boeing Manager‘s Conference, Clear Lake, May 9, 2007. ―Upstream Trends,‖ ENSR Customer Conference, Houston, May 10, 2007. Chair, Global Energy Roundtable, with Dr. Fatih Birol, Chief Economist, International Energy Agency; Dr. Jesus Reyes Heroles, CEO, Petroleos Mexicanos; Joe Bryant, CEO, Cobalt International Energy; Fisoye Delano, Managing Director, Nigerian Petroleum Development Corporation; David Dunlap, COO and Executive Vice President, BJ Services; Peter Goode, CEO, Vetco International; Clay Sell, Deputy Director, US Department of Energy. Offshore Technology Confernece, Houston, May 1, 2007. ―Natural Gas/LNG Update‖, Association for International Petroleum Negotiators, Spring Conference, Austin, April 19-20, 2007.

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Chair and co-host, Energy & Development-Mexico, with Thompson & Knight Law and Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), Mexico City, April 12, 2007. ―Global Energy Perspective‖, American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Annual Convention, General Session, Long Beach, California, April 1-4, 2007. ―Mexico Update‖, Canadian Consulate General-Dallas, HOM EnerNet Conference, Houston, March 21, 2007. ―Competition and the New Landscape: Natural Gas‖, Texas Technology Showcase, Galveston, December 6, 2006. ―Local Benefits from LNG‖, US Department of Energy Regional LNG Forum, Houston, November 29, 2006. ―Western Hemisphere Hydrocarbon Regulation‖, Center for Strategic & International Studies, Washington, DC, November 3, 2006. ―LNG Update‖, Euromoney LNG Conference, Houston, October 26, 2006. ―Upstream Technology Trends‖, Consumer Energy Alliance Offshore Forum, October 17, 2006. ―Latin American Hydrocarbons: Progress, Potholes and Pitfalls,‖ Jackson School of Geosciences Latin American Forum II, Rio de Janeiro, July 10, 2006. ―Oil & Gas Industry Investments in Alternative Energy, Frontier Hydrocarbons and Advanced End Use Technologies,‖ NABC Business Forum 2006, Conference on India’s Energy Challenges, Opportunities, Strategies and Solutions, Houston, June 29, 2006. ―LNG Update,‖ Texas CPA Oil and Gas Conference, Austin, May 18, 2006. ―Technology Commercialization – University Perspective,‖ Offshore Technology Conference Panel, Technology Commercialization: Energy Policy Act 2005, Houston, May 3, 2006. ―Forward, Backward, Sideways: Global Energy Redux,‖ Keynote Presentation, Fuels and Petrochemical Division, American Institute of Chemical Engineers Spring Conference, Orlando, April 24, 2006.

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―Texas Fuels for Generation,‖ Constellation NewEnergy Customer Seminar, Houston, April 10, 2006. ―CEE Update: US Natural Gas – Down the Up Staircase?‖ Bureau of Economic Geology Seminar, Austin, March 24, 2006. ―Building a Center of Excellence: CEE Case Study,‖ Shell E&P Technology Forum, Houston, March 15, 2006. ―Energy Roundup: Issues on Deck 2006,‖ Louisiana Association for Energy Economics, Baton Rouge, February 16, 2006. ―Gulf Coast Gas: US, Global Context,‖ Lafayette Geological Survey, Lafayette, February 15, 2006. ―LNG: Can We/Should We/Will We Build It?‖ Law of LNG Symposium, University of Texas School of Law, Austin, January 27, 2006. ―LNG: Can We/Should We/Will We Build It?‖ Astoria-Warrenton, Oregon, Chamber of Commerce public forum, November 30, 2005. ―Commercial Frameworks for Tight Gas Resources: A Worldwide Tour,‖ BP Tight Gas Symposium, Houston, November 15, 2005 (co-authored with Dmitry Volkov, CEE). ―The Nirvana of RTP (Real Time Pricing),‖ Rice University Nanotechnology Conference, Houston, November 15, 2005. ―The Role of Energy in Propelling Sustainable Development in Emerging Economies,‖ World Oil/Gulf Publishing/Petroleum Economist Global Women‘s Leadership Conference, Houston, November 3, 2005. ―The World of Energy Post-‗KatRitaWilma‘,‖ Women‘s Energy NetworkWestside, Houston, October 25, 2005. ―North American Energy Regulation: Public Education, Public Responsibility,‖ Comisión Reguladora de Energía (CRE) 10th Anniversary Conference, Vera Cruz, October 17, 2005. ―‘Drawing the Line‘ on Natural Gas,‖ Border Energy Forum XII, Santa Fe, October 13, 2005.

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―The World of Energy Post-‗KatRita,‖‖ Ernst & Young Energy Conference, Houston, October 11, 2005. ―The World of Energy Post-‗KatRita‘,‖ International Energy Credit Association Fall Conference, La Costa, October 10, 2005. ―Energy Sector Development in the Americas: Can University-based Local Initiatives Work?‖ Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin, Latin American Forum I, Austin, September 19, 2005. ―LNG Update,‖ Law of LNG Conference, Institute for Energy Law, Houston, September 13, 2005. ―Energy Security, Cooperation, and Policy in the Pan Pacific Rim,‖ International Association for Energy Economics 29th International Conference, Taipei, June 6, 2005. Chair, Natural Gas Dialogue, US-China Oil & Gas Industry Forum, New Orleans, June 28, 2005. Facilitator with Dr. Ian Duncan, ―Opportunities and Issues in Carbon Markets,‖ BEG Gulf Coast Carbon Center Workshop, Houston, May 26, 2005. ―LNG: Can We Build It?‖ The Energy Council LNG/GTL Roundtable, Biloxi, April 8, 2005 and the US Energy Bar Association Annual Conference, Washington, DC, April 14, 2006. ―Thinking, and Re-thinking, China,‖ Houston Energy Bar Association, Houston, March 31, 2005. ―LNG Overview,‖ Pioneer Oil Producers Society, Houston, February 21, 2005. ―LNG Overview,‖ Gas and Electricity Partnership, Houston, February 10, 2005. ―Global Energy in 2005 – Implications for Houston,‖ Women in Commercial Real Estate, Houston, February 3, 2005. ―Natural Gas and LNG in China,‖ North American Prospect Expo, January 25, 2005.

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Chair, ―Overcoming Barriers to Electricity Investment,‖ The Developing World and the Electricity Challenge, International Energy Agency, Paris, January 17-18, 2005. ―LNG: Can We Build It?‖ Council on Foreign Relations, Washington, DC, January 13, 2005. Chair, Oil Price Debate, Houston Chapter-US Association for Energy Economics, Houston, December 9, 2005. ―Energy and Developing Countries,‖ Science & Technology in Society Forum, Kyoto, November 16-17, 2004. ―LNG – Can We Build It?‖ Defense Energy Supply Council, Washington, DC, September 27, 2004. ―Natural Gas and LNG – Market Conditions and Outlook,‖ Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Annual Meeting, Houston, June 7, 2004. ―Natural Gas Issues and Trends,‖ Comisión Federal de Electricid (CFE) Executive Briefing, Mexico City, April 16, 2004. ―Natural Gas Supply – A Role for LNG,‖ American Public Gas Association, Corpus Christi, February 10, 2004. ―Living with Energy In-Security,‖ Energy Security Coalition Annual Conference, Dallas, April 6, 2004. ―Natural Gas Supply – A Role for LNG,‖ Keystone Energy Board, Keystone, February 18-20, 2004. ―Commentary on China‘s Energy Policy and International Cooperation in the Field of Energy,‖ China National Development Reform Forum, Beijing, November 16-18, 2003. ―US Natural Gas Issues,‖ joint meeting of the boards of the Natural Gas Supply Association and the Independent Petroleum Association of America, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, August 16-18, 2003. ―Foreward, Backward, or Sideways: US Energy Redux,‖ International Energy Credit Association Annual Conference, Marco Island, Florida, October 1214, 2003.
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―Energy and Financial Markets – Like Oil and Water?‖ Second World Forum on Energy Regulation, Rome, Italy, October 5-9, 2003. Speaker and moderator, ―Offshore Gas Development: A Critical Factor in Global Energy Markets,‖ General Session, Offshore Technology Conference, Houston, May 7, 2002. ―Where the Energy Rubber Hits the Road: Getting Power to the People,‖ Border Energy Forum VIII, October 25-26, 2001, Tucson (also presented to Federal Reserve Bank Economic Research Committee, October 18, 2001, San Antonio; Environment Forum, Greater Houston Partnership, September 26, 2001; Women‘s Energy Network, August 8, 2001, Houston). ―Energy Forces and Their Implications: North American Update,‖ BP management meeting, London, October 9, 2001. ―Energy Currents: Assessing the State of the Industry and Implications for Procurement,‖ Offshore Onshore Technology Association of Nova Scotia, Halifax, October 3, 2001. ―Energy Forces and Their Implications,‖ American Association of Mineral Owners, Houston, September 20, 2001. ―Commercial Frameworks for Gas-Power Value Chain Development,‖ Mexican Association for Energy Economics, Congress IV, June 13-14, 2001. Moderator and speaker, "Monetizing Gas Resources with Electric Power: Current Issues and Trends," Offshore Technology Conference business breakfast, May 2, 2001. ―Issues for Gas and Power Networks,‖ Energy Security Council, Houston, April 5, 2001. ―Issues for Oil and Gas,‖ Schlumberger Product Development Division, Sugar Land, March 29, 2001. ―Crude Prices and Market Volatility: Implications,‖ Global Petroleum Risks, Strategic Management Forum, Houston, January 23, 2001 and Houston Bar Association – Oil and Gas Section, April 17, 2001.

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―Issues for Oil, Gas and Power: Focus on Texas and Mexico,‖ Landmark Graphics Corp. management meeting, Austin, January 17, 2001. ―US Regulation: Focus on Gas and Power,‖ ITAM/Mexican Association for Energy Law, Conference on Energy Law and Regulation, October 12-13, 2000. ―Information Technology Impacts Across the Energy Supply/Value Chain,‖ Restructuring the Oil Industry Worldwide and in Norway, Oslo, August 29, 2000. Lecturer, ―Natural Gas and Electric Power Policy and Industry Restructuring in the US and Worldwide,‖ Japan National Oil Company, June 1, 2000 and LPG Center, June 2, 2000, Tokyo, Japan. Speaker and moderator, ―Financing and Risk Management of Major Energy Projects,‖ 23rd Annual International Conference, International Association for Energy Economics, Sydney, June 9-12, 2000. Speaker and moderator, Plenary 2, ―What is the role of regulation in global development and what kind of regulation is appropriate?‖ First World Forum on Energy Regulation, Montreal, May 21-24, 2000. Panelist, ―The Future of the Energy Industry Driven by Technology and Restructuring,‖ National Energy Services Association, March 14-15, 2000, Houston. ―Worldwide Trends: Natural Gas Best Practices,‖ British Institute of Energy Economics, St. John‘s College, Oxford University, September 20-21, 1999. ―Oil and Gas PriceTrends,‖ Third Annual Workshop, Oil and Gas Futures: Guide to Hedging, Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners, September 17, 1999. ―Worldwide Transitions in Natural Gas and Power Markets,‖ master lecture, Scuola Mattei Energy and Environment Progam, Milan, Italy, June 7, 1999. Chair and Speaker, Cross-Border Opportunities and Issues, Gulf Coast Power Association spring conference, Houston, April 7.

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―Slaying Dragons: Perspectives on the Global Oil Industry,‖ International Energy Credit Association, Austin, March 16-17, 1999. ―National Regulatory Agencies: Lessons Learned and Future Strategies,‖ panel, Third Annual Latin America Summit, The Economist Conferences, Houston, January 25-26, 1999. ―Current Perspectives on the Oil and Gas Industries,‖ Texas Society of CPAs Annual Oil and Gas Conference, Houston, November 8, 1998. Opening Plenary, Border Energy Forum V, United States-Mexico, Chihuahua, November 16-17, 1998. ―Governing the Electricity and Gas Sectors: Disparate Realities and Converging Trends in Europe and North America,‖ An Invitational Roundtable Hosted by, Energy and Environmental Programme, Royal Institute of International Affairs and the Energy Institute, College of Business Administration, University of Houston, Chatham House, London September 7-8, 1998. ―Perspectives on the Oil and Gas Industries,‖ Texas Society of CPAs-Houston Chapter, Energy Workshop, Houston, August 20, 1998. ―How Global Energy Markets are Changing and What This Means for Houston,‖ The Elizabeth D. Rockwell Discover UH Fund, May 12, 1998. ―First You Make a Roux: Recipes for Energy Sector Development,‖ Petroleum Accountants Society of Houston Education Conference, Houston, June 5, 1998. ‖North American Free Trade and Energy Integration,‖ Symposium on Pacific Energy Cooperation-1998, Institute for Energy Economics, Tokyo, February 17-18. ―The End of the Oil Era (as We Knew It)?‖ Petroleum Accountants Society of Texas, January 15, 1998. ―Commercial Transitions in the Worldwide Oil and Gas Industries,‖ Texas Society of CPA‘s 1997 Oil and Gas Conference, Houston, November 3-4, 1997.

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LPG Markets in Mexico: Analysis, Issues and Cross-National Comparisons, 18th annual North American Conference, USAEE/IAEE, San Francisco, September 7-10, 1997. ―Market Transformation: Electricity and Gas in North America,‖ CSC Exchange, Boston, June 9-11, 1997. ―Continentalization of the Energy Market: Breaking Down the Barriers,‖ Canadian Association of Members of Public Utility Tribunals (CAMPUT) 11th Annual Education Conference, Competition, Whistler, British Columbia, May 4-6, 1997. ―Next Steps,‖ Mexico: Opportunities in Natural Gas Distribution, First Conferences with Comisión Reguladora de Energía and Secretaría de Energía, Cancun, April 24-25, 1997. ―Perspectives on the Utilities Industries,‖ annual Natural Gas, Telecommunications and Electricity Industries Conference, Texas Society of CPAs, Austin, April 17-18, 1997. Panel chair and speaker, ―Regulatory Frameworks for Energy Development,‖ 20th International Conference, Energy and Economic Growth: Is Sustainable Growth Possible? IAEE, New Delhi, January 22-24, 1997. Discussion paper on Mexico for Forecasting Oil Demand in Emerging Economies, US Central Intelligence Agency, McLean, Virginia, January 13, 1997. Panel chair and speaker, Texas-Mexico Border Energy Forum III, Texas General Land Office, 1996, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon (Mexico), November 21-22, 1996. ―Global Gas and Electricity – Blending Investment and Policy Objectives,‖ presentation at the conference on Energy: A World in Transition, sponsored by the Basque Government, Ente Vasco de la Energía and The Economist Conferences, Bilbao, Spain, November 11-12, 1996. ―Global Gas and Electricity – Blending Investment and Policy Objectives,‖ Texas Society of CPA‘s 1996 Oil and Gas Conference, Houston, November 7-8, 1996. Chairman, co-plenary session, ―Continental Energy Integration,‖ 17th Annual North American Conference of the USAEE/IAEE, (De)Regulation of
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Energy: Intersecting Business, Economics and Policy, Boston, October 27-30, 1996. ―Energy Regulation and Energy Development,‖ Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) Gerencia Juridica Unidad de Asuntos Internacionales, Primero Seminario de Especialización en Regulación del Sector Energetico, Mexico, D.F., October 11, 1996. ―Energy Utility Deregulation: Implications for Customers,‖ Federal Reserve Bank Facilities Managers Conference, Richmond, Virginia, September 18, 1996.4 ―The Political Economy of Natural Gas Distribution: Bypass in the US,‖ 19th International Conference, IAEE, Budapest, Hungary, May 20-24, 1996. ―Internationalizing Gas,‖ conference on New Opportunities in Global Gas Markets, Gas Daily, Houston, December 6, 1995. Session chair, ―Natural Gas--A Clear Choice,‖ Texas-Mexico Border Energy Forum II, El Paso, November 16-17, 1995. ―Issues in Natural Gas Development: A US Perspective,‖ seminar on Mexico in Transition, Natural Gas Association of Houston and CBA Energy Institute, Houston, October 17, 1995. ―Natural Gas in Mexico and Continental Integration,‖ MIT Energy and Environmental Policy Workshop, Boston, October 5-6, 1995. ―Natural Gas Expectations in Mexico: A US Analyst‘s Perspective,‖ Primer Congreso Nacional de la Asociacion Mexicana para la Economia Energetica y Commemorativas del 30 Aniversario del Insituto Mexicano del Petróleo, September 6-8, 1995, Mexico D.F. Presentations on natural gas in Mexico: Sixth Annual Rocky Mountain Natural Gas Strategy and Marketing Conference, Colorado Oil & Gas Association/Rocky Mountain Oil & Gas Association, Denver, July 12-14, 1994; Selling Gas to Mexico and Crossborder Opportunities, Gas Daily, Houston, November 16-17, 1993; DRI/McGraw-Hill annual energy conference, Managing Uncertainty in Today's Energy Markets, Houston, April 9-10, 1992; Houston Society of Financial Analysts (HSFA), Houston,

Numerous presentations on Texas electricity restructuring and Texas electric choice associated with CEE‘s first edition of Guide to Electric Power in Texas and briefing papers. Dr. Michelle Michot Foss, 22

April 1, 1992; IAEE 13th annual North American conference, Energy Disruptions: Lessons, Opportunities, Prospects, Chicago, November 1820, 1991 (professional paper); Energy Decisions conference, Moving Gas on Texas Intrastates, Houston, September 17-18, 1991. "Natural Gas in the 21st Century...Adjusting to the New Reality: State Regulation of Natural Gas Distribution," 15th annual North American Conference, USAEE/IAEE, Energy and the Environment, Seattle, October 11-13, 1993. Panel moderator, "Potential Impact of Mexico on North American Gas Trade" with Luis Vazquez, Grupo Diavaz; Peter Milne, Peter Milne & Associates; and Wayne Rousch, Pan Alberta Gas; Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI) 1993 North American natural gas conference, Factors Shaping the Industry in the 1990s, Calgary, Alberta, March 1-2, 1993. Panel moderator, plenary session, "The North American Market for Natural Gas" with Jean Guy Fredette, vice chairman, National Energy BoardCanada; Juan Eibenshutz, chief advisor to the Minister, Mexico Ministry of Energy, Mines and State Industry (SEMIP); Thad Grundy, Akin, Gump, Hauer & Feld (former Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Affairs, USDOE); 14th annual North American conference, USAEE/IAEE, Planning for the Year 2000 and Beyond: Energy Markets and the Economy, New Orleans, October 26-28, 1992. Panel Moderator, "Will the Transformation of Gulf Coast Oil and Gas Continue?" with John Sauer, chief energy economist, Conoco; Wiley D. Carmichael, partner, Arthur Andersen & Co.; Bruce Stram, vice president, corporate planning, Enron; Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas-Houston Branch conference, Houston's Economic Evolution -- From Energy to Diversity, Houston, March 26, 1992. Conference director, Joint Association Mini-Summit on Energy, Petrochemicals and the Environment: Global Opportunities and Challenges, with conference facilitator Madeleine Albright (US Secretary of State), Houston, July 6, 1990. "Regional Issues -- Building National Energy Policy from Fragmented Viewpoints," Arthur Andersen & Co. Oil & Gas Symposium, Houston, December 6, 1988. "Impact of the Oil Price Decline on Retail Trade," 10th annual North American conference, USAEE/IAEE, Competition, Profitability, and Policy in the Energy Industries, Houston, October 30-November 2, 1988 and US

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Minerals Management Service Regional Conference, New Orleans, October 27, 1988.5 "An Analysis of Secondary Market Response in Energy Impact Situations" and panel chairman, Case Studies of Impact Assessment Methods, IAIA annual meeting, Philadelphia, May 29-30, 1986.


Numerous presentations between 1985-1988 on Houston regional economy and US and international energy trends while at Rice Center. Dr. Michelle Michot Foss, 24

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