Michael J. Economides, 1949 - 2013
Michael J. Economides is a professor at the Cullen College of Engineering, University of Houston, Managing Partner of Economides Consulting, a petroleum engineering and petroleum strategy consulting firm, and Editor-in-Chief of Energy Tribune. He has written or co-written 11 professional textbooks and books, including The Color of Oil, and nearly 200 journal papers and articles. Economides does a wide range of industrial consulting, and has major retainers from national oil companies and Fortune 500 companies. He has had professional activities in over 70 countries, and has written extensively on a broad range of energy, energy economics, and geopolitical issues.