oil http://publicradiotulsa.org en Veteran Energy Expert James Clad on "The World Politics of a Changing Energy Landscape" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/veteran-energy-expert-james-clad-world-politics-changing-energy-landscape <p>On this installment of ST, we offer a discussion of how oil, coal, and other energy sources are influencing today's international geo-politics. Our guest is James Clad, a diversely experienced foreign-affairs and oil-policy expert who consults for various energy and investment firms worldwide. Clad is a senior adviser at the Center for Naval Analyses (CNA) in Arlington, Virginia, as well as an advisor to IHS Jane's and Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA). From 2002 to 2010, Clad served as U.S. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 18:50:48 +0000 Rich Fisher 60901 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Veteran Energy Expert James Clad on "The World Politics of a Changing Energy Landscape" TU Hosts a Petroleum Geologists Distinguished Ethic Lecture: "Hydraulic Fracturing and Earthquakes" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tu-hosts-petroleum-geologists-distinguished-ethic-lecture-hydraulic-fracturing-and-earthquakes <p>Today, Wednesday the 19th, from noon till 1pm in the Allen Chapman Activity Center on the TU campus, TU's Department of Geosciences (along with the Tulsa Geological Society Foundation) will host the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Distinguished Ethic Lecture. This lecture is free to the public, and it will be delivered by geologist Donald Clarke, who's also our guest on StudioTulsa. Clarke teaches petroleum geology at the University of Southern California and serves as a consulting geologist for several California petroleum companies and cities. Wed, 19 Feb 2014 22:52:40 +0000 Rich Fisher 54757 at http://publicradiotulsa.org TU Hosts a Petroleum Geologists Distinguished Ethic Lecture: "Hydraulic Fracturing and Earthquakes" At TU's Hulings Lecture, an Oil Industry Veteran Will Discuss and Dissect the BP Spill of 2010 http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tus-hulings-lecture-oil-industry-veteran-will-discuss-and-dissect-bp-spill-2010 <p>Our guest on this edition of ST is a retired petroleum engineering executive and author, John Turley, who will deliver the free-to-the-public Norman M. Hulings, Jr., Memorial Lecture here on the TU campus tomorrow evening (Friday the 15th). Turley's lecture begins at 6pm in the Great Hall of the Allen Chapman Activity Center, which is at 440 S. Gary Avenue. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 19:30:36 +0000 Rich Fisher 49600 at http://publicradiotulsa.org At TU's Hulings Lecture, an Oil Industry Veteran Will Discuss and Dissect the BP Spill of 2010 Political Scientist Theda Skocpol Names the Problem: Political Extremism http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/political-scientist-theda-skocpol-names-problem-political-extremism <p>On this edition of StudioTulsa, we speak with political scientist and sociologist Theda Skocpol, whose recent work has focused on how political policy is made, and more often these days, how it gets derailed. Skocpol is the Victor Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology at Harvard University, and the author of numerous books on how political policy has been shaped and changed throughout history. Wed, 07 Aug 2013 20:39:01 +0000 Rich Fisher 44147 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Political Scientist Theda Skocpol Names the Problem: Political Extremism NEPI Announces a New Plan: "Building America's Energy Future: A Portfolio of Promising Policies" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/nepi-announces-new-plan-building-americas-energy-future-portfolio-promising-policies <p>Our guest on ST is Tony Knowles, the president of the National Energy Policy Institute (or NEPI) and former governor of Alaska. Based here at the University of Tulsa, and created in 2008 with a donation from the George Kaiser Family Foundation (which also donates funds to Public Radio Tulsa), NEPI is a think-tank aiming to provide policymakers with better research and scholarship with which to design and implement energy policy. Thu, 25 Apr 2013 21:55:35 +0000 Rich Fisher 37987 at http://publicradiotulsa.org NEPI Announces a New Plan: "Building America's Energy Future: A Portfolio of Promising Policies" Ambassador Molly Williamson, Formerly of the U.S. State Department, on "The Geopolitics of Oil" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/ambassador-molly-williamson-formerly-us-state-department-geopolitics-oil <p>Our guest on this edition of ST is Molly Williamson, a highly experienced former Foreign Service Officer who served six U.S. Presidents over the course of a long, far-flung career, eventually achieving the rank of Career Minister. Throughout the 1990's and early 2000's, she held important positions within the U.S. Departments of Energy, Commerce, State, and Defense. Fri, 12 Apr 2013 19:02:40 +0000 Rich Fisher 37283 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Ambassador Molly Williamson, Formerly of the U.S. State Department, on "The Geopolitics of Oil" "Oil Politics in the Islamic Republic of Iran" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/oil-politics-islamic-republic-iran <p>On this edition of StudioTulsa, we speak with Paasha Mahdavi, who is currently a doctoral candidate in the Department of Political Science at UCLA. As part of the University of Tulsa Collins College of Business Lecture Series, Mahdavi will deliver a free-to-the-public talk on "Oil Politics in the Islamic Republic of Iran" on Wednesday the 13th at 7pm in the Tyrrell Hall Auditorium on the TU campus. Mahdavi's ongoing research concerns the study of national oil company governance and the political consequences of oil nationalizations, and he joins us today by phone. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 18:46:22 +0000 Ricf Fisher 35505 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Oil Politics in the Islamic Republic of Iran" Detailed Notes on State-Run Oil Companies: A Chat with Dr. Mark Thurber of Stanford University http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/detailed-notes-state-run-oil-companies-chat-dr-mark-thurber-stanford-university <p>On this edition of our show, we speak by phone with Dr. Mark Thurber of Stanford University, who will give a lecture this evening (Monday the 28th) at 7pm in the Tyrrell Hall Auditorium on the University of Tulsa campus. His address is presented as part of the TU Collins College of Business Energy Lecture Series; Dr. Thurber will be discussing state-run oil companies, which actually control most of the world's oil production. A well-respected expert whose scholarship has focused on the role of state-owned firms in the most crucial energy markets around the globe, Dr. Mon, 28 Jan 2013 19:45:21 +0000 Rich Fisher 33194 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Detailed Notes on State-Run Oil Companies: A Chat with Dr. Mark Thurber of Stanford University At TU's National Energy Policy Institute: "Hydraulic Fracturing vs. Mountaintop-Removal Coal Mining" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tus-national-energy-policy-institute-hydraulic-fracturing-vs-mountaintop-removal-coal-mining <p>Oil output in the U.S. is poised to surpass that of Saudi Arabia within the next decade, as has been widely noted, but what about the serious if not alarming environmental costs associated with this surge in production? On this edition of StudioTulsa, we speak with Dr. Brian Lutz of the Department of Biology and the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University. He'll soon deliver a free-to-the-public address on "Hydraulic Fracturing vs. Tue, 27 Nov 2012 19:27:20 +0000 Rich Fisher 30160 at http://publicradiotulsa.org At TU's National Energy Policy Institute: "Hydraulic Fracturing vs. Mountaintop-Removal Coal Mining" Oklahoma oil, gas rig count drops by 6 http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/oklahoma-oil-gas-rig-count-drops-6 <p>HOUSTON (AP) &mdash; The number of rigs actively exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. is down by 16 this week to 1,973.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>The Houston-based oilfield services company Baker Hughes Incorporated reported Friday that 1,296 rigs were exploring for oil and 670 for natural gas. Seven were listed as miscellaneous.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Of the major oil- and gas-producing states, Oklahoma shut down six rigs, while Texas gained three. Louisiana picked up one. The count was unchanged for Arkansas.</p> Sat, 10 Mar 2012 14:48:16 +0000 Associated Press 14620 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Oklahoma oil, gas rig count drops by 6