The Roy M. Huffington Department of Earth Sciences
Geothermal Laboratory presents:

Jon Wellinghoff
Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

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As part of the conference on Geothermal Energy and Waste Heat to Power: Utilizing Oil and Gas Plays, Chairman Wellinghoff will directly discuss the current topics of interest to the energy community.  He oversees the regulations associated with the interstate transmission of electricity, oil and gas, as well as proposals for pipelines, LNG, and hydropower projects. He was named Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission by President Barack Obama in 2009.  Wellinghoff is an energy law attorney with 37 years of experience in regulatory, consumer and commercial law. Prior to joining FERC, he was in private practice focusing exclusively on client matters related to renewable energy, energy efficiency and distributed generation.

This is the 6th conference hosted by the SMU Geothermal Lab on the topic of using existing oil and gas fields for geothermal energy and surface waste heat applications.  The conference Gold sponsors are Pratt & Whitney Power Systems, The Carlyle Group, and Southwestern Production Corp.

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Jon Wellinghoff

Keynote Luncheon

Thursday March 14, 2013
12:30 to 2:30
SMU Umphrey Lee Mack Ballroom
3300 Dyer Street

Valet parking available on Bishop Blvd at the flagpole.

$70 per attendee or
sponsored tables of 8 @ $500

Contact person:  Maria Richards, 214-768-1975

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