Matthew Simmons

Matt Simmons Has Died

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ASPO International has received the following press release from Laura Russell, Executive Assistant to Matthew R. Simmons, Rockland, Maine:

Matthew R. Simmons, the founder of the Ocean Energy Research Institute in Rockland, Maine, passed away suddenly on Sunday. He is survived by his wife, Ellen, and their five daughters. Mr. Simmons was also the former chairman of Simmons & Company International. Details of services are pending. Instead of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Ocean Energy Research Institute.”

Matt Simmons support of ASPO has been critical, and we will come back with more information.

Kjell Aleklett
President of ASPO International

Kjell Aleklett is Professor of Physics at Uppsala University in Sweden where he leads the Uppsala Global Energy Systems Group (UGES).

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