Bruce McKenzie Everett

Adjunct Associate Professor of International Business

  • BA, Princeton University
  • MA, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
  • MALD, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
  • PhD, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy


Bruce M. Everett, Adjunct Associate Professor of International Business, specializes in analysis of global oil markets and international energy and environmental policy. He holds an A.B. from Princeton University and a MALD and PhD from The Fletcher School. After starting his career in the International Affairs Office of the U.S. Department of Energy and its predecessor agencies between 1974 and 1980, he worked as an Executive for the ExxonMobil Corporation. His energy industry experiences include strategic planning, industry analysis, and forecasting; marketing; government relations; coal mining; electric power management in China; natural gas project development in the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America; as well as commercialization of advanced gas to liquids technology. He retired from ExxonMobil in 2002 and now teaches a course on the international petroleum industry at The Fletcher School during the fall semester and at the Georgetown School of Foreign Service during the spring semester. He has written a number of op-eds and articles in the Christian Science Monitor, the Baltimore Sun and other newspapers; lectures on international oil and energy issues; and writes a weekly blog on energy at He and his wife Kathy split their time between Washington, D.C. and Cape Cod and travel extensively, visiting often with their daughter in New York and son in Los Angeles.

Curriculum Vitae - Bruce McKenzie Everett

Professional Activities
  • Downstream Government Relations Manager, ExxonMobil Corporation (1999-2002)
  • Manager, Operations and Issues, Corporate Affairs Department, Exxon Company International (1997-1999)
  • Regional Natural Gas Manager for Middle East, Africa, and Latin America and Vice-President for Exxon Qatar Limited, Exxon Company International (1992-1997)
  • Executive Director, Exxon Energy Ltd, Hong Kong (1990-1992)
  • Exxon Coal and Minerals Company (1982-1009)
  • Exxon Corporation Corporate Planning Department (1980-1982)
  • US Department of Energy (1974-1980)

Research Interests
  • Energy and Petroleum Economics
  • Energy Policy
  • Environmental Policy
  • Middle-East Economics and Politics
• "Back to Basics on Energy Policy." Issues in Science and Technology, Fall 2012 issue
• "The Cerrejon North Block Coal Project" (Lead author) Mining Engineering, Vol. 38, No. 6, (June, 1986)

• "Advanced Gas-to-Liquids Conversion Technology for Natural Gas Development," (co-author) World Conference on Refining Technology and Reformulated Fuels (1997 - San Antonio)
• "Advanced Gas Conversion Technology: A New Option for Natural Gas Development" (Lead author and presenter) First Doha Conference on Natural Gas (March 14, 1995)

Everett, Bruce McKenzie. "Should we raise fuel-efficiency standards?." New York Times Upfront, 24 January 2005, 21.
• Everett, Bruce McKenzie. "Over a Barrel." Baltimore Sun, 29 July 2004.
• "Why gasoline taxes are a bad idea," Fletcher News, (Fall 2004);
"Iraq doesn't have to become a cliché of oil-wealth excess," Christian Science Monitor (September 16, 2003)
Everett, Bruce McKenzie. "Iraq doesn't have to become a cliche of oil-wealth excess." Christian Science Monitor, 16 September 2003, 9.
• ExxonMobil op-ed series in New York Times and Washington Post. "Hydrogen: Promise and Challenge," (May 2, 2002)
• "New Vehicles, Your Choice," (December 6, 2001)
• "Leading Innovations in Transportation," (November 23, 2001)

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The Fletcher School, Tufts University, 160 Packard Ave
Medford, MA, 02144