January 9, 2007

Shell Oil Co. president visits Purdue to discuss alternative energy

John Hofmeister speaks at Purdue
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Shell Oil Co. President John Hofmeister, at left, speaks during a Purdue University meeting on Tuesday (Jan. 9) to highlight alternative energy sources while Wally Tyner, a professor in Purdue's Department of Agricultural Economics, on far right, listens. Other Purdue officials attending the meeting included Sally Mason, provost; Jay Gore, interim director of the Energy Center; and Bernie Tao, professor of agricultural and biological engineering. Hofmeister also met with students during the visit, which is part of a 50-city tour that Hofmeister is undertaking to speak with and listen to business and community leaders and others interested in alternative energies and the energy industry. After Hofmeister left Purdue, he went to Indianapolis to meet with the Economic Club of Indiana.

(Purdue News Service photo/David Umberger)



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