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Memorials Scheduled For Michael Economides, World Renowned Energy Expert


Toby Weber

Houston memorial services for Michael Economides, adjunct professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and world renowned energy expert, have been scheduled for next week.

Economides died on Nov. 30 while on a flight to Chile. A leading figure in the petroleum engineering field, he combined technical expertise with a deep understanding of geopolitics. He was the author or co-author of 15 books, including the well-known “The Color of Oil,” and performed technical or managerial work in more than 70 countries.

The services are as follows:

Thursday, December 19th, 2013, 6-8 p.m.
Memorial Oaks Funeral Home
13001 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77079

Friday, December 20th, 2013 at 9 a.m.
Memorial Oaks Cemetery
13001 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77079
Bill Ehlig Presiding

Memorial Service
Friday, December 20th, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.
The Junior League of Houston Ballroom
1811 Briar Oaks Lane
Houston, TX 77027
Ronald E. Oligney, Eulogist

In addition, there will be a memorial service for Economides in his native Cyprus early next year:

Nicosia Memorial Service
Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 at 7 pm
SEK Headquarters
11, Strovolos Avenue
2018 Strovolos, Cyprus


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