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Rice Global E&C Forum
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Rice University MS 318
6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005
Email: globalforum@rice.edu

March 2018 Roundtable

Date / Time:

Friday, March 9, 2018 

11:15 am – 12:00 pm    Registration & Networking
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm      Lunch & Program
   1:00 pm – 1:45 pm     Networking

Topic:

“Oil and Gas in a Pivotal Year”

A look at oil and gas markets in the context of structural changes now well under way, oil-company capital spending, and how project planners and managers view their evolving industry.

Event Flyer: Flyer – Roundtable 180309

Speaker:
Bob Tippee
Editor, Oil & Gas Journal

Bob Tippee is Editor of Oil & Gas Journal, a weekly trade magazine, and its website, Oil & Gas Journal Online. Since joining the Journal staff in 1977, he has written on all technical, economic, and political aspects of the international petroleum industry. He writes the Journal’s weekly editorials and a weekly column, The Editor’s Perspective. His work has won awards from American Business Media, New York Society of Business Press Editors, Association of Petroleum Writers, International Association for Energy Economics, International Association of Energy Advocates, and Houston Society for Technical Communications. He has won the Cicero Speechwriting Award three times and is the 2010 recipient of American Business Media’s G.D. Crain, Jr. Award honoring contributions to the development of editorial excellence in business media.

Tippee became the Journal’s chief editor in January 1999. He also was Editor-in-Chief of the 1997 through 2001 editions of the Journal’s annual affiliate, International Petroleum Encyclopedia.

Tippee has directed many PennWell Petroleum Group conferences and written or cowritten three books on oil and gas subjects.

A native of St. Louis, Missouri, he holds a degree in Journalism from the University of Tulsa and served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force for four years.

Location & Parking:

Grand Hall in the Rice Ley Student Center Detailed campus maps are available on the web at http://www.rice.edu/maps/ or download the map here. The Ley Student Center is located in the central part of Rice campus. The Central Campus Garage, which is the closest parking facility, is located to the left of the Ley Student Center across the street.

Rice University is a popular meeting location. In the remote possibly the underground parking is full, the second closest parking is the West Lot. Continue down the Laboratory Loop Road to the stop sign. Cross the street and the gate will be on the left. Be sure to bring an umbrella if the weather seems inclement.

The campus also offers a bus shuttle that runs about every 15 minutes as it loops the campus. Look for the bus stop signs to use or enjoy a short brisk walk!

Registration:

$25 per person for online registration and $35 per person for on-site registration – a boxed lunch will be served. $ 0 for Rice Students and $15 for Rice Faculty – registration required in advance. Online registration will close at Noon on Thursday, March 8, 2018. On-site registration is available on the day of the event for $35 per person.

Payment accepted online by credit card at time of registration.

In order to protect the privacy of the luncheon attendees, the list of attendees is not published or distributed.

This Roundtable qualifies for one (1) Professional Development Hour (PDH). Your email confirmation at completion of registration serves as your PDH and payment receipts. Paper receipts may be picked up at the registration desk at time of check-in.

Registration

$25 for online registration
$35 for on-site registration
$0 for Rice students
$15 for Rice faculty

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Box lunch provided
NOTE: Online registration closes at Noon on Thursday before the Roundtable.

Need to Earn a PDH?

This Roundtable qualifies for one (1) Professional Development Hour (PDH). Your email confirmation at completion of registration serves as your PDH and payment receipts. Paper receipts may be picked up at the registration desk at time of check-in.

Cancellation or Substitution Policies

If you need to cancel your reservation, cancellations must be received at globalforum@rice.edu prior to NOON, Thursday, before the Friday Roundtable luncheon to qualify for a full refund.

Substitutes are welcomed . . . we encourage potential No-Shows to send substitutes in their place and have them let us know at the door. Substitutes can be from member and non-member companies.