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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Chevron Lecture on Energy


Each year, the CHBE department hosts the Chevron Lecture on Energy. This lecture is supported by Chevron’s University Partnership Program, and enables the department to provide a renowned expert to speak on topics relative to current energy research and innovation.

The 2017 Lecture

March 23, 2017 - 6:00 PM
McMurtry Auditorium, Duncan Hall
Speaker: George J. Hirasaki, PhD
"Enhancing Carbon Dioxide Enhanced Oil Recovery"

Learn more about the event HERE.

Previous Lectures

April 14, 2016 - 6:00 PM
Anderson Clarke Center, Glasscock School
Speaker: Kenneth B. Medlock III

April 7, 2015 - 5:30 PM
Cohen House, Rice University
Speaker: John Hofmeister
Founder and CEO of Citizens for Affordable Energy and former President of Shell Oil Company

March 27, 2014 - 4:00 PM
McMurtry Auditorium, Duncan Hall
Speaker: Carlos Aguilera
Vice President and General Manager, Business Development
Chevron Africa and Latin America Exploration and Production Company
"The Role of Oil and Gas in the Global Energy Picture"

April 4, 2013 - 4:00 PM
Keck Hall Rm 100, Rice University
Speaker: Franklin M. Orr Jr.
Stanford University
"Transforming Energy in the Twenty-First Century"