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The Power of Natural Gas

Event Date:  Thursday, March 08, 2012

The University of Charleston will host a series of five prominent figures in the energy business during the spring semester in a series titled, “Energy: Who’s Got the Power?

David Porges, chairman, president and CEO of EQT Corporation (also known as Equitable Resources Inc.), a Pittsburgh-based integrated energy company and the largest natural gas supplier in the Appalachian Basin. Porges, a native of Chicago, earned a degree in industrial engineering and management from Northwestern University and an MBA from Stanford University. He spent seven years with Exxon Corporation in various managerial positions, followed by 11 years with Bankers Trust Corporation, working in mergers and acquisitions, structured finance, risk advisory and strategic advisory groups as he progressed from associate to managing director.

Event begins at 6:30 p.m. in Erma Byrd Art Gallery, free and open to the public.

Since 2001, the Dow Chemical Foundation has been the major sponsor for UC Speaker Series events.

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