When your neighborhood, town, company, or country finds itself with an abundance of resources and no idea how to go about producing them safely and introducing the process to the people who will be affected, Dr. Ireland will help you develop a blueprint for gathering all the data and presenting it cogently and truthfully.
Advisor & Educator
Dr. Ireland has met with hundreds of university faculties, community groups, city councils, state governmental agencies andinterested ambassadors from other countries to advise them about the process and production of shale natural gas. He has lately hosted groups from Ghana, Poland, Japan, Turkmenistan and Brazil concerning potential shale gas development in those countries.
Dr. Ed Ireland is an energy economist who has spent many years in various positions in the energy profession, bookending production and marketing with education, first as aneconomics professor at Clemson University and lately as the Executive Director of the Barnett Shale Energy Education Council. He currently serves on the Board of the Texas Christian University Energy Institute and is a co-founder of the Metroplex Natural Gas Vehicle Consortium, an organization with the goal of providing Natural Gas Vehicle fueling stations nationwide.
Dr. Ireland is adept at communicating with the press on issues surrounding the shale gas phenomenon. He has broad experience in countering anti-fossil fuel advocate claims as well as experience testifying before the Texas Railroad Commission, TCEQ and the US Environmental Protection Agency.