Tulane Energy Institute
The Tulane Energy Institute fosters student interest and expertise in the energy industry, propelling graduates into top positions in one of the world’s most dynamic fields. Our students access the cutting-edge work being done at local companies, opening employment opportunities around the globe.
Take advantage of Freeman’s prime location in a major energy hub – Louisiana is the U.S. leader in crude oil production and the second highest producer of natural gas. Roughly 88% of the nation's offshore oil rigs are located off the Louisiana coast, and more than 300 major chemical plants are located in Louisiana. The Greater New Orleans region is the state's energy hub providing the students access to work with local companies on class energy projects. New Orleans is also driving distance to Houston known as a world capital of the oil and gas industry with more than 5,000 energy firms doing business in the region.