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On Energy, Carbon and Renewables

At a Glance
Date: Tuesday 30 November 2010
Time: 10:05am to 10:55am
Location: Room B2.27, Warwick Business School
Open To: Everyone
Cost: Free
Summary: Open lecture from Des King, President of Chevron Technology Ventures.

Chevron Technology Ventures business units include advanced biofuels, renewable energy and hydrogen refuelling stations.

A native of the UK, Des has been variously a professor of chemical engineering at West Virginia University and a manager of Chevron's refineries and operations in Canada, Australia, the USA and the UK. He has also been general manager of Chevron Corporate Strategic Planning and a director of the Netherlands Refining Company – a joint venture between BP and Texaco. From 2006 to 2009, Des served as managing director and CEO of the publically listed Caltex Australia Ltd., the leading oil refiner, fuel marketer and convenience store operator in Australia. Des is the current President of IChemE and a member of the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory's external advisory council.

All welcome; enquiries to Marie Bradley m.s.bradley@warwick.ac.uk