The Deepwater Horizon Disaster

and the Future of Drilling in the Gulf of Mexico

November 16 and 30, 2010 at 7:30 P.M.

William R. Hewlett Teaching Center, Auditorium 200
370 Serra Mall, Stanford Campus

Two public lectures on the Deepwater Horizon disaster and the future of drilling in the Gulf of Mexico will feature Stanford faculty discussing the accident, what happened, and why; oil and gas production in the Gulf and what it means as a resource, now and in the future; the impacts of the spill; and regulatory reform.

Free and open to the public.
Call 650.725.4395 for more information.


* Please note change in program: Mark Zoback will be speaking on November 30 instead of November 16.

Speakers

Roland Horne

Roland Horne
Thomas Davies Barrow Professor, Department of Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford School of Earth Sciences

November 16

The Deepwater Horizon accident: what happened and why?

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Mark Zoback

Mark Zoback
Benjamin M. Page Professor, Department of Geophysics, Stanford School of Earth Sciences

November 30

Oil and gas productionin the Gulf: What it means as a resource, now and in the future.

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Caldwell

Meg Caldwell
Executive Director, Center for Ocean Solutions;
Director, Environmental and Natural Resources Law and Policy Program, Stanford Law School

November 30

Impacts of the spill and regulatory reform

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All three speakers will participate in a panel Q&A following Meg Caldwell's talk.

Funding for The Deepwater Horizon Disaster and the Future of Drilling in the Gulf of Mexico was made possible by the Harold W. Hoots Visiting Lectureship.

Video

Roland Horne

Roland Horne
Thomas Davies Barrow Professor, Department of Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford School of Earth Sciences

November 16

The Deepwater Horizon accident: what happened and why?



Mark Zoback

Mark Zoback
Benjamin M. Page Professor, Department of Geophysics, Stanford School of Earth Sciences

November 30

Oil and gas productionin the Gulf: What it means as a resource, now and in the future.

Caldwell

Meg Caldwell
Executive Director, Center for Ocean Solutions;
Director, Environmental and Natural Resources Law and Policy Program, Stanford Law School

November 30

Impacts of the spill and regulatory reform

Directions & Parking

From Highway 101 North & South
Take the Embarcadero Road exit west toward Stanford. At El Camino Real, Event map Embarcadero becomes Galvez Street as it enters the campus. Stay in the left lane and continue toward the center of campus, past the stadium on the left, and crossing Campus Drive. There is visitor parking on Memorial Way at Galvez Street. Additional metered parking is available nearby at Encina Hall and the Burnham Pavilion at Serra Street and Arguello Way. Please check parking signs carefully and note that parking is monitored Monday - Friday, 8am. - 4pm.
See the Parking section for more options.

From Highway 280 North & South
Exit onto Sand Hill Road and follow the signs for Stanford University. Heading east, drive approximately 3 miles to the Stanford Shopping Center. Turn right onto Arboretum Road (Nordstrom is on your right). Stay on Arboretum until it ends, then turn right onto Galvez Street. Move to the left lane and continue past the stadium and across Campus Drive. There is visitor parking on Memorial Way at Galvez Street. Additional metered parking is available nearby at Encina Hall and the Burnham Pavilion at Serra Street and Arguello Way. Please check parking signs carefully and note that parking is monitored Monday

From El Camino Real
Exit El Camino Real at University Avenue. Turn toward the hills (away from the center of Palo Alto). As you enter Stanford, University Avenue becomes Palm Drive. Go through one traffic light, and turn left onto Campus Drive at the first stop sign. Turn right at Galvez Street, the next stop sign. There is visitor parking on Memorial Way at Galvez Street. Additional metered parking is available nearby at the Burnham Pavilion at Serra Street and Arguello Way. Please check parking signs carefully and note that parking is monitored Monday - Friday, 8am. - 4pm.
See the Parking section for more options.

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