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About Paul Precht Energy Economics Ltd

Paul Precht, founder of Paul Precht Energy Economics Ltd, is a Canadian-based energy economist, with over 35 years of experience in government, consulting and teaching. Paul has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Political Science, and a Master of Arts Degree in Economics, from the University of Alberta

The company he founded in 2000 is a consulting company focusing on energy economics. It specializes in the application of economic analysis and policy analysis to energy management and development issues, in Canada and internationally. The company works both independently and as a member of consortia and teams.

Paul’s experience provides a solid foundation for the work of Paul Precht Energy Economics Ltd, including over 20 years with Alberta Energy, with highlights that include:

  • First Executive Director of Oil Sands and Upgrading in Alberta Department of Energy
  • Executive Director, Markets and Regulatory Policy
  • Key Alberta representative on National Task Force on Oil Sands Strategies
  • Co-Chair of Canada-Alberta Partnership on Minerals
  • Acting Assistant Deputy Minister, Sustainable Energy Development
  • Secondment to Petro-Canada International Assistance Corporation as Economic Advisor to the Minister of Energy and the national oil company of Tanzania