Daniel Howard Yergin (born February 6, 1947) is an American author, speaker, and economic researcher. Yergin is the co-founder and chairman of Cambridge Energy Research Associates, an energy research consultancy. It was acquired by IHS Inc. in 2004.Born in Los Angeles, California to a Chicago Tribune reporter father and a mother who was a sculptor and painter, Yergin attended Beverly Hills High School. He received his B.A. from Yale University in 1968, where he served on the board of the Yale Daily News, and was a founder of The New Journal. He earned his Ph.D. in International Relations (1974) from Cambridge University where he was a Marshall Scholar.
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Raymond J. Learsy: EXTRA! EXTRA! Wall Street Journal and New York Times Finally Catch Up, Report "Peak Oil" Theory Is Bogus
A Front page article in Tuesday's New York Times, "New Fields May Propel Americas to The Top of Oil Companies' List," brays about the massive rush to develop oil in the Western Hemisphere from Brazil to Colombia, to Argentina, offshore Cuba, the oil sands of Canada, the shale deposits of North Dakota as well as the deposits of Venezuela now estimated to be comparable to those in Saudi Arabia, and those of Mexico, the latter two held in check by resource nationalism.