Matthew Simmons, a prominent oil-industry insider and one of the world’s leading experts on the topic of peak oil, offers his informed perspective on the future of the industry — and its potential impact locally — during tomorrow’s luncheon/lecture at Lafayette’s Cajundome Convention Center. His presentation is part of the Entrée to Business series, presented by MidSouth Bank and produced by Acadiana Business and The Independent Weekly.

“Because of these critical economic times, MidSouth Bank wants to be at the forefront of bringing expert insight and analysis of the oil and gas industry to its customers and the community at large,” says bank President and CEO Rusty Cloutier. “We could think of no one with higher credentials to do that than Matt Simmons.”

The luncheon is from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 per person or $425 for a table of eight. To order tickets, contact Kathy Lowry via e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 769-8603. A ticket order form is available online at

Read more about Simmons' lecture here.

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