Over 400 attended Energy Brief 2016 in Jackson on January 19th. Alex Epstein, author of New York Times bestseller “Moral Case for Fossil Fuels,” Paula Jackson, President and CEO of the American Association of Blacks in Energy, and Former Governor Haley Barbour comprised the lineup of energy and industry experts alongside appearances by Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves and Speaker of the House Philip Gunn.
Notable Quotables from Energy Brief 2016
“Fossil fuel use translates to increase in life expectancy and GDP.
Without fossil fuels, quality of life continuously suffers.”
– Alex Epstein
“The average job life span of today’s 25 year old is two years.We need to figure out how to impassion these millennials to stay. Today’s graduates don’t want to work for Google, they want to create the NEXT Google – our industry needs to tap into that innovative mindset.”
– Paula Jackson on today’s workforce