Michael C. Lynch
"Mr. Lynch has over twenty years of experience analyzing international energy, particularly oil and gas markets. He has numerous publications in four languages and speaks regularly at international conferences. He is the primary author of Global Petroleum SEER and Global Petroleum Outlook, which provide short- and long-term oil market analyses.
"Mr. Lynch's previous work has included computer modeling of the world oil market and estimation of the economics of supply for both world oil and natural gas, including LNG supply, and market behavior under normal and disrupted conditions. He has also given testimony and advice to committees of the U.S. Congress and the United Nations, the World Bank and the International Energy Agency.
"Before coming to Strategic Energy & Economic Consulting , Inc., Mr. Lynch was Vice President of Oil Services at WEFA, Inc. Prior to coming to WEFA he was Director, Asian Energy and Security, at the Center for International Studies, M.I.T., as well as a Lecturer in the Diplomatic Training Program at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. Prior to that, he held a number of research positions at M.I.T., as well as serving as a senior associate for the Washington International Energy Group. His work consisted primarily of advising corporations, governments and industry associations on world oil and gas markets and energy security policy."
- Oil Supply Security, Does the Song Remain the Same, Intl Res Ctr for Energy (04/30/2004) ISBN 0918714648.
- "Crying Wolf: Warnings about oil supply," M.I.T., March 1998.
- "Challenges to Upstream Investment," OPEC Review, 2003, vol. 27, issue 3, pages 215-236.
- "Coping with Oil Price Volatility: Welcome to the Roller Coaster," Prague IAEE, June 6, 2003.
- "Drivers of Non-OPEC Supply," USAEE, Mexico City, October 2003.
- "Scientific (and Unscientific) Petroleum Supply Forecasting," Offshore Technology Conference 2004.
- ". . . And the Boy Cried Wolf: Hubbert, Disciples and Error in Oil Supply Forecasting," Society of Petroleum Engineers 2004.
- "Where Is the Oil Shortage? The Anti-Hubbert View," American Petroleum Institute, Delta Chapter, November 2004.
- "Petroleum and Sustainability: Problem or Solution," Business Sustainability Conference, Tuck School of Business (Dartmouth), February 25, 2005.
- "Unconventional Oil: Filling in the Gap or Flooding the Market?" Department of Energy NEMS, April 12, 2005.
Related SourceWatch Resources
- Michael C. Lynch biography, The Fletcher School.
Articles & Commentary
- Michael C. Lynch, "The Long-Term Petroleum Outlook," Testimony to the Subcommittee on Energy and Environment of the Committee on Science, U.S. House of Representatives, March 14, 1996.