SOURCE: SMU Cox School of Business

June 20, 2008 15:53 ET

Cox School of Business's Maguire Energy Institute Launches Energy Blog

"Energy IQ" Provides Up-to-Date Commentary on the Energy Industry

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - June 20, 2008) - (SMU) -- Bruce Bullock, Director of the SMU Cox Maguire Energy Institute has launched a Blog that offers up-to-date expertise and commentary on the latest energy issues.

With summer travel season upon us, the timing could not be better for individuals and members of the media who are looking for academic, independent viewpoints.

"Unfortunately, the current debate on how to address our global energy challenges has consisted largely of pandering and pointing fingers," said Bullock. "The blog is intended to cut through this rhetoric and provide analysis and candid commentary on the issues."

For ongoing thoughts and comments, please visit Energy IQ on the web at

About Bruce Bullock

Bruce Bullock, director of the Maguire Energy Institute, has more than 25 years' experience in the energy industry, addressing marketing, policy, and management issues. Prior to joining the Cox School, Bullock served as director of Corporate Communications for FMC Technologies, Inc., a leading global supplier of technology solutions for the energy industry and other industrial markets in Houston Texas. He is a highly sought reference for the media in all areas of energy business and legislation. His office contact is 214.768.3692 and Bullock is available on his mobile for immediate/after-hour interviews.

About the Maguire Energy Institute.

The Maguire Energy Institute strives to foster a better understanding by industry professionals, government officials, members of the media, educators, students, and the citizenry at large of the role of the energy industry in the world economy. The Maguire Energy Institute encourages the study of policy, marketing, and management issues related to energy.

About SMU Cox

SMU's Cox School of Business offers a full range of business education programs, including BBA, full-time MBA, Professional MBA (PMBA), Executive MBA (EMBA), Master of Science in Management (MSM), Master of Science in Entrepreneurship, and Executive Education. The school also offers a number of unique resources and activities for students, ranging from its Business Leadership Center (BLC), Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship, Maguire Energy Institute, and American Airlines Global Leadership Program (AAGLP) to its Associate Board executive mentoring program and an international alumni network with chapters in more than 20 countries. SMU Cox is ranked among the top business schools nationally and internationally by major publications, including BusinessWeek, The Economist, Financial Times, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and U.S. News & World Report. For more information on the Cox School, go to

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