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Thursday, September 10 • 8:00am - 8:30am
Energy in the Time of COVID

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Three views of how — and whether — the oil and gas industry comes back from the brink.

This session was available to ticket holders of the 2020 Texas Tribune Festival for the duration of the monthlong event.

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This session is presented by Neste and supported by Entergy and The University of Texas at Austin. Media support provided by the Financial Times.

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Mitchell Ferman

Energy and Economy Reporter for The Texas Tribune
Ferman joined the Tribune in March 2020 and reports on energy and the economy for the Tribune from Houston. Previously, he was a reporter for The Monitor in McAllen, where he covered cross-border trade, politics and the city of McAllen. Ferman also freelanced for The New York Times... Read More →

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Michael Webber

Josey Centennial Professor in Energy Resources and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin
Webber serves as the chief science and technology officer at ENGIE, an organization that manages energy businesses, professor at the University of Texas at Austin and deputy director of the university’s Energy Institute. He was selected as a member of the fourth class of the Presidential... Read More →
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Todd Staples

President of the Texas Oil & Gas Association
Staples has led the Texas Oil & Gas Association, the state’s oldest and largest oil and gas trade association, since 2014. Previously, he served two terms as Texas agriculture commissioner. Staples was also a member of the Texas House and Senate and a member of the Palestine City... Read More →
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Amy Myers Jaffe

Managing Director of the Climate Policy Lab at Tufts University Fletcher School for Law and Diplomacy
Jaffe has expertise on energy and the environment and currently serves as a research professor and managing Director of the Climate Policy Lab at Tufts University Fletcher School for Law and Diplomacy. Previously, she served as executive director for energy and sustainability at the... Read More →

Thursday September 10, 2020 8:00am - 8:30am CDT