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Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki, Adelman-Frankel 2016 Award Winner

Non-Oil and Gas

LONDON (April 22, 2016) – FGE is delighted to announce that Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki, Chairman FGE, has been selected by the USAEE Awards Committee to receive the Adelman-Frankel 2016 award. The Adelman-Frankel award is given to an individual or organization for a unique and innovative contribution to the field of energy economics.

Dr. Fesharaki joins an elite group of energy economists, including Adam E. Sieminski and Howard Gruenspecht of the U.S. Energy Information Administration (U.S. EIA), American economist Robert Pindyck, and Research Director of the Harvard Electricity Policy Group William H. Hogan.

Full list of previous award winners.

The award will be presented to Dr. Fesharaki at the USAEE’s upcoming annual conference in Tulsa in the fall.


About the United States Association for Energy Economics (USAEE)

The United States Association for Energy Economics was founded in 1994 to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas, experience and issues among professionals interested in energy economics. We are the largest affiliate of the International Association for Energy Economics, which is as worldwide in its scope, as are its members, who come from diverse backgrounds - corporate, academic, scientific, and government.

The USAEE is comprised of individual members, sustaining members and regional chapters. Chapters frequently sponsor talks and sometimes conferences on energy issues of relevance to their local members. The USAEE also hosts the "North American Conference" each year as well as grants annual awards.

USAEE Website


Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki Biography

Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki is the Founder and Chairman of FGE. FGE is a leading consulting group focusing on the oil and gas markets East of the Suez, Europe, and the United States, with offices in London, Singapore, Tokyo, Beijing, Dubai, Honolulu, California, and Mumbai. FGE was incorporated as Fesharaki Associates Consulting & Technical Services (FACTS), Inc. in 1984 by Dr. Fesharaki. His work is well-recognized worldwide for pioneering oil and gas market analysis and studies of the Asia Pacific/Middle East energy markets since the early 1980s.

Dr. Fereidun Fesharaki’s full biography


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