ExxonMobil to present 2013 ‘Outlook for Energy’ at Rice’s Baker Institute March 13


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Jeff Falk

ExxonMobil to present 2013 ‘Outlook for Energy’ at Rice’s Baker Institute March 13

HOUSTON – (March 5, 2013) –ExxonMobil will roll out the U.S. edition of its 2013 “Outlook for Energy” report March 13 at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.

Who: ExxonMobil executives William Colton, vice president, corporate strategic planning, and Kenneth Cohen, vice president, public and government affairs.

Introduction by Rice’s Ken Medlock, fellow in energy and resource economics at the Baker Institute, senior director of the institute’s Center for Energy Studies and adjunct professor and lecturer in Rice’s Economics Department.

What: ExxonMobil’s “Outlook for Energy: A View to 2040 — U.S. Edition” presentation.

When: Wednesday, March 13, at 10 a.m. The presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer session. Members of the news media who want to attend should RSVP by 5 p.m. March 12 to Jeff Falk, associate director of national media relations at Rice, at jfalk@rice.edu or 713-348-6775.

Where: Rice University, Baker Hall, Rush Conference Center (third floor), 6100 Main St.

ExxonMobil launched its 2013 “Outlook for Energy – Global Edition” report in December 2012; the U.S. edition provides the company’s detailed long-term national forecast of energy supply and demand trends.

According to event organizers, the March 13 presentation will shed light on the transformative changes that are reshaping America’s energy landscape and the opportunities they present to further strengthen the country’s economy and role in the global marketplace. The report, updated each year, is built upon ExxonMobil’s detailed analysis of data, incorporating publicly available information as well as in-house expertise.


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About Jeff Falk

Jeff Falk is associate director of national media relations in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.