Francis Perrin


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Perrin, Francis

 

Born Aug. 17, 1901, in Paris. French physicist. Member of the Académie des Sciences in Paris (1953).

The son of J. B. Perrin, Perrin graduated from the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris in 1922. He became affiliated with the University of Paris in 1923 and was a professor there from 1933 to 1946. Between 1941 and 1943 he was a visiting professor at Columbia University in New York. He was a professor at the Collège de France from 1946 to 1951. Perrin held the post of high commissioner of atomic energy from 1951 to 1970. His principal works deal with fluorescence, Brownian motion (together with J. B. Perrin), and nuclear physics.

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The unrests in Iran should not have a lasting and very significant impact on the global oil market, but these tensions may have an indirect effect on oil prices, Francis Perrin, Senior Fellow at the OCP Policy Center (Rabat) and Senior Research Fellow at the French Institute for International and Strategic Affairs (IRIS, Paris), told Trend.
beaucoup moins que] Les statistiques publiees par la Sonatrach en septembre confirment que l'Algerie est en train de retrouver une dynamique de croissance pour sa production et ses exportations d'hydrocarbures liquides et gazeux [beaucoup plus grand que], a explique Francis Perrin dans l'editorial du dernier numero d'Oil & Gaz Africa (OAG Africa).
They say "don't point the finger at us too much because we produce the hydrocarbons that are used the world over", observed Francis Perrin, president of Strategy and Energy Policy publications.
Iran is a country with considerable oil and gas potential," said Francis Perrin, head of the SPE group of energy policy trade journals.
Speaking on the sidelines of the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference, the President of Strategies at Politiques Energetiques, Francis Perrin, told the Mozambique media that over the last 20 years natural gas has gained several advantages over oil.
I felt immediately very much in sympathy with the scientists I met--Niels Bohr, Pierre Auger, Francis Perrin, Eduardo Amaldi amongst others--and struck up a close friendship with Robert Oppenheimer [often referred to as the father of the atomic bomb].
With: Audrey Tautou, Gilles Lellouche, Anais Demoustier, Catherine Arditi, Isabelle Sadoyan, Francis Perrin, Jean-Claude Calon, Max Morel, Francoise Goubert, Stanley Weber, Alba Gala Benugi.
Above the demographic and political differences separating members such as Algeria, Iran, Nigeria and Venezuela is "a common bond sealing the organisation together - the countries' dependence on revenue from oil," said analyst Francis Perrin, from the publication Petrole et Gaz Arabes.
Above the demographic and political differences separating members such as Algeria, Iran, Nigeria and Venezuela is "a common bond sealing the organisation together -- the countries' dependence on revenue from oil," said analyst Francis Perrin from the publication Petrole et Gaz Arabes.
Above the demographic and political differences separating members is "a common bond sealing the organization together - the countries' dependence on revenue from oil," said analyst Francis Perrin from the publication Petrole et Gaz Arabes.
When you see in the OPEC bulletins the rising concern linked to climate change, you can see that producers are closing ranks," said Francis Perrin of the Oil and Gas Journal, earlier this month.
Even the most hawkish nations are finding it hard to ask for more," Francis Perrin of the Oil and Gas Journal told AFP.