Phil Verleger: Energy Independence and the New American Century

This event is held in partnership with the Dallas Committee on Foreign Relations

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 (12:00 PM – 1:30 PM)
Tower Club, Thanksgiving Tower, Downtown Dallas (map)


Phil Verleger, President of PKVerleger LLC and a Visiting Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics.

Dr. Verleger recently retired as the David E. Mitchell/EnCana Professor of management at the University of Calgary. He has been a senior research scholar and lecturer at Yale University, a vice president in the commodities division at Drexel Burnham Lambert, and a senior fellow at the Institute for International Economics. From 1976 to 1977, he was a staff economist at the Council of Economic Advisers, and also served as director of the Office of Domestic Energy Policy at the US Treasury from 1977-79. He has authored numerous studies on international energy and petroleum issues, including “Adjusting to Volatile Energy Prices (1994)” and “Oil Markets in Turmoil (1982), ” considered important scholarly contributions in his field. He has published a series of articles in The International Economy magazine over the last five years as well.

Open to Tower Center Forum members, SMU students, faculty and staff (password required).Register