Texas Tech University

Leslie Shockley Beyer Featured Speaker for Energy Law Lecture Series

Anna Hedges

October 29, 2020

The president of the Petroleum Equipment & Services Association will speak to students next week.


Texas Tech University's School of Law hosts Leslie Shockley Beyer as part of its Energy Law Lecture Series.


Noon to 1 p.m. Monday (Nov. 2)


The lecture will be presented virtually via Zoom


Leslie Shockley Beyer, president of the Petroleum Equipment & Services Association (PESA), will be the featured speaker for the upcoming Texas Tech School of Law Energy Law Lecture Series. Beyer will discuss “Understanding the Global Oilfield Services Sector.”

PESA is the national trade association for the oilfield services and equipment sector, representing more than 500,000 jobs in the technology-driven energy value chain. PESA is a trusted resource, advancing member policy priorities and providing targeted workforce development for the entire oilfield services sector.

Beyer leads the strategic and operational development of PESA's programs, expansion and execution of its mission in support of the oilfield services and equipment sector. Working with PESA's board of directors, she serves as the primary advocate for key priorities, promoting the sector's technological innovation and economic contributions.

Highlights of Beyer's career include 15 years in Washington, D.C., working in the U.S. Senate, multiple presidential campaigns, The White House Executive Office of the President, U.S. State Department and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Beyer also has extensive experience in public affairs.

Beyer holds a Bachelor of Arts in Latin American Studies and Spanish from the University of Texas at Austin. She serves on the boards of the World Affairs Council of Greater Houston, IPAA/PESA Education Advisory Board, and the World Petroleum Congress 2020 Committee. She is a former independent Director of Pemex Procurement International (PPI) and served on the U.S. International Trade Administration's U.S.-Mexico Energy Business Council.

Those attending the live lecture via Zoom are eligible for one hour of Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit. Contact Blake Groves at blake.groves@ttu.edu for details.