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Oil and gas expert available to address global energy trends

Posted: April 14, 2009

(Denver, Colo.) — WHAT/WHY:Metropolitan State College of Denver is joining an effort to shine the light on global energy trends by co-hosting a public presentation by Guy Caruso, a senior adviser in the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Energy and National Security Program. He also served as executive director of the CSIS Strategic Energy Initiative from 1998 to 2000.

His 30-year career in energy includes work with the Department of Energy, Central Intelligence Agency, and the U.S. Energy Association. He has served as administrator of the Energy Information Administration (EIA), the statistical agency within the U.S. Department of Energy that provides independent data, forecasts, and analyses regarding energy. His expertise includes energy markets, policy, and security.

His presentation is called “Global Energy Trends: Implications for US Energy Security and Environmental Policy.”

WHEN: Thursday, April 16

TIME: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

WHERE: XMBA auditorium, 1250 14th Street, Suite 150, Denver, Colorado

For more information about Guy Caruso visit: or to book an interview with him call Angelia McGowan at 303-556-5133 or Metro State Professor of Economics Mohammed Akacem at 303-875-0656.

The talk is being co-hosted by Metropolitan State College of Denver, University of Colorado Denver, University of Denver, and School of Mines.


About Metropolitan State College of Denver

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