Geothermal Energy Utilization

Associated with Oil & Gas Development


June 14 – 15, 2011

           Southern Methodist University

Dallas, Texas




James Smith


James Smith holds the Cary M. Maguire Chair in Oil and Gas Management for the SMU Cox School of Business. He specializes in both economics and energy. Smith is an expert in microeconomic theory, managerial economics, and energy economics and policy. His research includes international oil taxes and investment, auction theory, real options, energy finance, and risk management. Over the years Smith has consulted for organizations such as: U.S. Dept. of Energy, Marathon Oil Company, ConocoPhillips, British Petroleum, Saudi Aramco, ExxonMobil Corp. and the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission. Smith’s education background includes a PhD and Master’s degree from Harvard University and a BS from the University of Illinois, Urbana.


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SMU COX School of Business