Dr. Michael Economides

Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Michael Economides

mje@uh.edu

Dr. Economides is Editor-in-chief of Energy Tribune and a Professor at the Cullen College of Engineering at UH. He is among America's leading energy analysts

The LNG Solution

Natural gas, a premium fuel for both its energy value and environmental friendliness, has suffered in the past because it’s...

Battle for the Arctic

The link opens up to a colorful webpage and an animated image of the Arctic night sky. On top of the page, in large bold letters i...

China's Beleaguered Oil Giants

Just a few years ago it seemed that China’s national oil companies (NOCs) – CNOOC, PetroChina and Sinopec –...

The Collapse of OPEC Power and the Coming Arab Winter

Since its inception in 1960, OPEC has never been shy about flexing its energy-fuelled power over the West. But those days are gone...

The Changing Sino-Russian Energy Dynamic

For more than a decade, Russia under Vladimir Putin has played an increasingly important role on the world energy scene. A frequ...

Critics of LNG Exports Undermine Its Strategic Benefits

In recent weeks there has been a growing debate over whether to allow American liquefied natural gas (LNG) to be exported to the...

$80 Oil On The Way to $100 By Early 2010

Oil is now over $80 per barrel. In January, while many other analysts were predicting $40 to $60 oil, I predicted that oil would...

Chinas Oil Imports Continued Their Gallop in 2009

by Xina Xie and Dr. Michael J. Economides It was supposed to be a year of economic slowdown and unavoidably lower energy demand....

Drilling Down in Obamas Oil Play

by Michael J. Economides and Peter Glover Horse trading in bygone eras, the proverbial standard of shady deals, cannot match...

The Keystone Pipeline Debacle

Robert Bachman, a friend from Calgary and a distinguished reservoir engineer, sent me this e-mail on November 11, 2011: “M...

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