Deborah Lawrence (formerly Deborah Rogers) worked as a financial consultant for several major Wall Street firms, including Merrill Lynch and Smith Barney. Ms. Rogers was appointed as a primary member to the U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (USEITI), an advisory committee within the Department of Interior, in 2013 for a three-year term. She also served on the Advisory Council for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas from 2008-2011. She is a Member of the Board of Earthworks/OGAP (Oil and Gas Accountability Project). She is also the founder of Energy Policy Forum, a consultancy and educational forum dedicated to policy and financial issues regarding shale gas and renewable energy.
US Crude Oil Consumption Peaked a Decade Ago
Electric vehicles (EVs) are already cheaper to run than internal combustion engine (ICE) automobiles.
May 18, 2015
“Motherfrackers” and Big Oil Hypesters
There is a wonderful axiom which states that when nearly everyone holds the same opinion, that opinion is almost always wrong. This sums up shales.
May 7, 2015
DG Solar: How Utilities Can Create Shareholder Value
Net metering and DG solar. Just the words are enough to irk antagonists and protagonists into a heated, and all too often, devolving conversation.
April 9, 2015
Keystone XL Traded For Arctic Drilling Rights?
When politics works properly, everyone gets something. Each side trades perceived value to get to an end result.
April 2, 2015
Rethink the Grid: Personal Power Stations
Rethinking the grid is quickly emerging as one of the hottest topics.
March 25, 2015
The Shale Debt Redux
US shale and Canadian oil sands account for about 18% of global production. They also account for approximately 50% of global CAPEX.
March 24, 2015