Video: Suzanne Sitherwood, Laclede CEO, on Energy Industry

| November 2, 2012
Suzanne Sitherwood at Webster University

Laclede CEO Suzanne Sitherwood spoke at Webster University on the history and future of the energy industry.

Suzanne Sitherwood at Webster University

Sitherwood was welcomed to Webster University by Webster President Beth Stroble (left) and Provost Julian Schuster (right).

Webster University President Beth Stroble and Provost Julian Schuster welcomed Suzanne Sitherwood, president and chief executive officer of The Laclede Group, Inc. to Webster’s home campus on Tuesday, Oct. 30.

A reception was followed by Sitherwood’s talk, “The Path Forward: The Future of Natural Gas,” as part of the Webster University Presents: Contemporary Conversations for a Connected World series.

Sitherwood said visiting Webster:

“…is a pleasure for me because I am a military brat, and I was particularly fascinated with Beth and the story of the University’s activities with the military. Military personnel put a lot of rigor around the education they received, so living on military bases growing up that was particularly important. And quite frankly it was a guidepost for me as I educated myself, and as an engineer at a time when there were not a lot of women.”

Sitherwood’s talk touched on the history of the energy industry, where it’s heading, political issues, and what kind of technological breakthroughs the industry is experiencing today. Watch a video of the talk below.

Video: Sitherwood at Webster University, on the Future of Natural Gas

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MR97VrZ7ZWs[/youtube]

The talk took place in the East Academic Building, Edward Jones Commons.

Suzanne Sitherwood at Webster University

Community members gathered at a reception before Suzanne Sitherwood’s talk at Webster University.

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