Monday, January 14, 2013

1/17 - UTES Lecture: Alternatives for Mitigating the Natural Resources Curse

Alternatives for Mitigating the Natural Resources Curse
  Scott Gaille
Thursday, January 17, 5:15 PM 
Mezes Hall 1.306. Refreshments served at 5pm
About the speaker:
Scott Gaille is an Adjunct Professor of Management at Rice University’s Graduate School of Business and Chief Compliance Officer and general counsel for ZaZa Energy Corporation (NASDAQ: ZAZA).  He is the author of three books and several law review articles, including a textbook based on his course at Rice, International Energy Development. 
Previously, Scott was Director - Business Development for Occidental Oil & Gas Corporation. His responsibilities there included starting and growing new business units in Africa, the Middle East and South America.  Prior to joining Oxy, Mr. Gaille practiced law with the Energy Section of Vinson & Elkins.  Scott was an Olin Fellow in Law and Economics at the University of Chicago, where he received his Doctor of Law degree with High Honors.  He received a Bachelor of Arts with High Honors at the University of Texas at Austin, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.  

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