Is America’s love affair with oil a heartbreaker?
Posted: 2:09PM February 13th, 2012 | Comments
Perhaps not the most romantic way to spend V-Day with matters of the head, not necessarily the heart, but on Tuesday, two heavyweights square off for a debate about regional and national energy policy. “World Oil Supply: Looming Crisis or New Abundance?” has former Shell Oil President John Hofmeister, who believes aggressive measures can strongly increase U.S. oil extraction rates, facing off against University of Texas-Austin Chair of Petroleum & Geosystems Engineering Dr. Tadeusz Patzek, who is pessimistic about future increases.
Union South, Varsity Hall II (second floor), 1308 W. Dayton Street, doors at 5:30 pm, debate at 6 pm, free