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Houston Chapter
USAEE Chapters

The Houston Chapter of the United States Association for Energy Economics is committed to expanding the reach of energy information in both the private and public sectors of Houston, and the surrounding area.

The chapter holds monthly luncheon meetings featuring guest speakers at the Houston Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank (1801 Allen Parkway, Houston, TX 77019). Most of the meetings are held at noon on the second Thursday of each month from September through May. For more information, please contact any of the officers listed below.

If you have any specific questions about the Houston Chapter, contact any of the below representatives. They can help answer any questions you may have.

Houston Officers


Erin Powers
Market Analytics Coordinator
Phillips 66
Email: Erin.L.Powers@P66.com

Vice President

Caldwell Bailey
Senior Consultant
Email: caldwell.bailey@ihs.com


Vick Natrajan
Email: VNatrajan@chevron.com


Jesse Thompson
Business Economist
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas – Houston Branch
Email: jesse.thompson@dal.frb.org

University Liaison

Jaeger Wells
Market Research Manager
Email: jaeger.wells@kiewit.com

Past USAEE Houston Chapter Officers

October Monthly Meeting

Date/Time: Thursday, October 13 2016 - 11:30am doors open for networking; meeting starts at 12 noon
Location: Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas,
Houston Branch (1801 Allen Parkway)

Topic: Crude Oil Exports from the United States: Current Issues and Future Outlook

Speaker: Natalie Regoli & Brian Polley


The Houston Chapter of the United States Association for Energy Economics (USAEE) cordially invites you to join us for our meeting on Thursday, October 13th 2016.


Natalie Regoli is the lead major projects partner in Baker & McKenzie LLP’s Houston office. Her practice principally consists of representing owners/developers in major energy transactions, energy finance and project development, from upstream through midstream to downstream, with particular experience in LNG, LPG and other liquids, power, and gas to liquids development.

Brian Polley is an associate in Baker & McKenzie’s Houston office and advises on energy mergers and acquisitions, along with private equity transactions and project development in the U.S., Latin America and around the world. Polley also advises clients on LNG projects as well as national security reviews of foreign investments (CFIUS).

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USAEE Houston Chapter Annual Membership

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Join Houston's premiere Energy and Economics professional organization!

The United States Association for Energy and Economics (USAEE) Houston Chapter benefits from being located in the 'hub' of the energy capital of the world - Houston, TX! This allows our organziation to reach out to and attract well-respected top tier industry professionals as speakers on a monthly basis for timely, relevant, and often times lively discussion topics.

Meeting at the Federal Reserve Building, enjoy a full-service three-course sit down plated lunch while networking with industry professionals with energy and economics backgrounds and focus. Then enjoy a presentation on a timely topic related to energy and economics with opportunities for questions and discussion with the guest speaker.

Great Member Benefits:

  • members' discounted registration rate ($10 less per event) ...Attend three events and the membership more than pays for itself!!
  • elect chapter officers
  • satisfaction of joining Houston's premier professional and educational forum for energy economics.

**Note: Membership in the National USAEE organization is separate from local chapter membership. To become a member of the national organization, visit: https://www.usaee.org/application.aspx.

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