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Energy Industry’s Impact on Economy Topic of Nov. 17 Talk

The next Speaking of Business Series presentation titled “Energy Industry: Oil Shocks from the Pasts and Lessons for the Future” will be held Nov. 17 at Lone Star College-CyFair.

“Today’s market demands a workforce ready to help our economy thrive, and this is why it is important for business majors to understand the energy industry’s impact on the Houston economy,” said Ellen Junious, LSC-CyFair business professor and series coordinator.

Speaking of Business: Energy IndustryWilliam “Bill” Maloney began his energy career with Shell in Houston in 1981. A former senior executive for Texaco and Davis Petroleum, he retired as Executive Vice President for Statoil ASA heading Development and Production North America.

With 35 years experience in the industry, Malone will engage participants in a conversation about the impact on the local economy due to oil and gas prices, supply and demand, and climate change. He will raise awareness of the need for a more environmental conscious society, placing emphasis on the value of replacement and investment strategies.

Light refreshments will be served at this event held from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. in the Conference Center at 9191 Barker Cypress; however, space is limited.

 The free Speaking of Business Series is designed to enhance the personal and professional development of future business and community leaders.

Sponsoring this series is LSC-CyFair’s Business and Communication Studies Division. For information, contact Junious, at 281.290.3511.