Joel B. Brown
Areas of Expertise:
35 years of engineering, management and executive level experience in multiple facets of energy: oil & gas exploration and production; O&G transactions; energy derivative structured finance; energy trading and risk management (O&G and power); and energy economics (all forms of energy incl. renewables). Currently President of EnergyRisk, LLC.. For full professional bio see "Joel B. Brown" at LinkedIn.com.
Recent Comments by Joel B. Brown
- "I agree with Jack. A global carbon tax is the "right" answer, but is utterly unenforceable. A growth oriented country like China is unlikely to succ" on Would a carbon tax effectively combat climate change?
- "Well, I seem to be getting rocks thrown at my statements from both sides of the argument. Good, they were well placed. First of all, Captain Kiefe" on Can Natural Gas and Renewables Be Synergistic, Not Competitive?
- "I've come late to this rather large party and have the advantage of reading the sizable number of cogent, and in one or two cases, not-so-cogent comme" on Can Natural Gas and Renewables Be Synergistic, Not Competitive?
- "Professor Brown has nicely outlined the key policy choices for energy going forward. The replies so far have come from regular contributors and refle" on Will the Bonanza of Cheap Natural Gas Postpone the Transition to a Clean Energy Future?
- "The key datum, not represented in the key findings, presumably because the question was not asked, is how much are Americans willing to pay to remedia" on How Do Americans View Environmental Issues?
- "Henry is absolutely correct that our exporting the current natural gas surplus in North America as LNG is a terrible policy choice. Just to begin, th" on Economic Impacts of Another Drop In Natural Gas Prices
- "Once again, Marshall, you da Man!. "Oil and its derivative gasoline are traded in a global market." Thankfully, natural gas is not and won't become " on U.S. to Become Net Energy Exporter
- "Both of the commentators above present issues that make a viable carbon tax at best difficult, at worst economically damaging. However, neither set o" on Carbon Tax on the Table
- ""A lot of the literature does seem confused by all kinds of ad hoc biases, ... It would be nice to have quantitative metrics and incentives which bypa" on Achieving Emissions Targets Without Cap-and-Trade
- "Both of the commentaries above are spot on. Further, Lewis has given us an excellent exegesis of the REALLY urgent economic issues that will shadow e" on The Most Important Post-Election Energy Issues