Oil and Gas Executive to Speak at Energy Law Lecture Series

Carl Michael Smith has served as the executive director of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission since 2008.

Carl Michael Smith

WHAT: Texas Tech University School of Law Energy Law Lecture Series featuring Carl Michael Smith

WHEN: Noon Monday (Nov. 2)

WHERE: Lanier Auditorium, Texas Tech School of Law, 1802 Hartford Ave.

EVENT: The Energy Law Lecture Series, hosted by the Texas Tech School of Law, welcomes Carl Michael Smith, executive director of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission, for its final lecture of the fall.

Since 2008, Smith has served as the executive director of the commission, which seeks to ensure oil and gas reserves throughout the nation are sustained and done so while protecting health, safety and the environment while also maximizing production. Prior to that, he served as the assistant secretary of fossil energy for the U.S. Department of Energy. He has worked with departments worldwide focusing on energy, technology and the environment.

He has served as the secretary of energy for the state of Oklahoma and is a former president of the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association.

A live webcast of the lecture can be seen here.

Those attending the event are eligible for one hour of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit. Contact Corey Clem at corey.clem@ttu.edu for details.

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CONTACT:Kari Abitbol, director of communications, School of Law, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-8591, or kari.abitbol@ttu.edu.


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