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George P. Mitchell Book by Loren Steffy
November 7, 20194:00 pm – 5:00 pm (CDT)

George P. Mitchell: Fracking, Sustainability, and an Unorthodox Quest to Save the Planet


Loren C. Steffy (Texas A&M University Press)


Ed Fry



Mitchell Institute for Fundamental Physics & Astronomy

College Station, Texas 77843

About The Speaker

Steffy is a writer-at-large for Texas Monthly, executive producer for Rational Middle Media, and a managing director for 30 Point Strategies, where he heads the 30 Point Press publishing imprint. He is also the founder of Stoney Creek Publishing Group. Steffy was the business columnist for the Houston Chronicle for nine years. Before joining the Chronicle, he was Dallas bureau chief and a senior writer for Bloomberg News for 12 years. He covered a variety of business topics in Texas and across the country, including the collapse of Enron. Before joining Bloomberg, Steffy worked at the Dallas Times Herald, the Dallas Business Journal and the Arlington Daily News. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Texas A&M University and lives in Wimberley, Texas, with his wife, three dogs and an ungrateful cat.

Event Details

"In the rich history of America's oil and gas industry, there are some truly transformative figures, and George Mitchell is one of them. Because of his innovative spirit, America will remain one of the great energy super powers for decades to come. In "George P. Mitchell: Fracking, Sustainability, and an Unorthodox Quest to Save the Planet", award-winning author Loren C. Steffy offers the first definitive biography of Mitchell, placing his life and legacy in a global context and highlighting the significance of his discoveries and the lingering controversies they inspired. Reception will be held at 3:15 p.m. in the Mitchell Institute's Penrose Plaza.

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