Episode 516 | Broadcast: April 25, 2015
Featured Guest Dr. Helen Currie, senior economist for ConocoPhillips, offers an update on crude oil and how export laws should be adapted to encourage production. In our vignettes: Karen Love hosts Frances Castaneda Dyess, Houston East End Chamber of Commerce; Leisa interviews Gita Kulkarni of Avinta Services Corp; and Robin Tooms visits with Innovisor’s Jeppe Hansgaard.
School of Business
After decades of decline, crude oil production is on the upswing; exports should be as well. Dr. Currie, senior economist for ConocoPhillips, believes the export ban should be lifted, that it would encourage more production, lower gas prices and contribute to our economic growth.
Laura Max visits with Rabbi Scott Hausman-Weiss, the spiritual leader of Congregation Shma Koleinu. The Rabbi explains how they do things a little differently than the normal "business like" congregations.
BusinessMakers Thought Leaders
Karen Love is back with Frances Casteñeda Dyess, president of the Houston East End Chamber of Commerce. Frances explains how infrastructure improvements around the Port of Houston will affect manufacturers and logistics firms.