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Energy Leaders Kick Off CERAWeek In Houston

Charles McConnell from Rice University’s Energy and Environment Initiative previews what will be discussed at this year’s conference.

Marathon Petroleum Corporation Galveston Bay refinery at night. Texas City, Texas
Marathon Petroleum Corporation’s Galveston Bay refinery at night.

Energy leaders from around the world are in Houston for CERAWeek, the annual energy industry conference that runs this year March 5-9.

To learn more about what will be discussed at the conference, Houston Matters talked with Charles McConnell. He’s the executive director of Rice University’s Energy and Environment Initiative.

He breaks down what he sees as the most pressing energy issues for Houston that, ideally, should be addressed at the conference.

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Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the Senior Producer for Houston Matters. He has a degree in journalism from Abilene Christian University and has served as news director for NPR and PBS stations around Texas and The West, including: KUNR-FM in Reno, Nev.; KNPB-TV in Reno, Nev.; and KWBU-TV/FM in Waco, Texas. He...

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