Chief Economist, International Energy Agency

Chief Economist, International Energy Agency

I spoke with Dr. Fatih Birol Chief Economist Director, Office of the Chief Economist International Energy Agency, Paris the the 2010 Challenge Bibendum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

President Lula had talked earlier about the Gulf oil gusher. What does Birol think of the Gulf oil gusher? Do we need to drill in deep water?

About the Author:

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY), and the Concept Car of the Year.