Author Appearance: Bob Cavnar

Saturday, November 13, 2010 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
2421 Bissonnet St
77005-1451 Houston


Prepare yourself for another great author event from your friends at Brazos. On Saturday, November 13, join us as we welcome author Bob Cavnar. From 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM he will discuss and sign his book, Disaster on the Horizon: High Stakes, High Risks, and the Story Behind the Deepwater Well Blowout.

Bob CavnarDisaster on the Horizon delves into the worst oil well accident in US history, which killed eleven men and led to the current environmental and economic catastrophe on the Gulf Coast. With thirty years in oil and gas operations, insider Bob Cavnar provides a candid, engaging, and chilling look at the industry, its resistance to regulation, and the government concessions that are now putting people and the coastlines in jeopardy. He brings the industry's technology and people to life, delivering the untold story of the blowout, response, and decisions made by BP, Transocean, and the US government. Ultimately, Cavnar charts a crucial course for how to avoid these disasters in the future.

About the author: Bob Cavnar is a 30-year veteran of the oil and gas industry with deep experience in operations, start-ups, turn-arounds, and management of both public and private companies. He is currently chief executive officer of Luca Technologies, which harnesses natural processes to produce natural gas sustainably. Previously he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Milagro Exploration, a large, privately held oil and gas exploration firm based in Houston, Texas with operations along the Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi Gulf Coasts, and offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. Cavnar holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Southern Methodist University and completed the Program for Management Development at the Harvard Business School.

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Disaster on the Horizon: High Stakes, High Risks, and the Story Behind the Deepwater Well Blowout Cover Image
ISBN: 9781603583169
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - October 1st, 2010