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About the Institute

Our Mission

The Tulane Energy Institute provides educational opportunities that improve understanding of the integration of energy markets, policies, technology and the environment.

These initiatives include programming in energy accounting, analytics, economics, finance, operations and supply chain management, risk management, strategy, and trading, as well as applied and basic research in business, engineering, and sciences.

We are focused on developing a highly skilled pool of employee talent to work successfully in the energy industry and related banking, consulting, financial, technology, and trading firms.

Advisory Board

The Tulane Energy Institute Advisory Board is an outstanding group of individuals that assists the institute in fulfilling its mission and achieving its goals.

Seabron Adamson
Vice President, CRA International

Peggy Babin
President and CEO, Valmiki

Jim Bertrand
Partner, Stinson Leonard Street LLP

John Bretz
Vice President, Anadarko

Sharon Brown-Hruska
Vice President, NERA

Jim Burke
Chairman and CEO, TXU Energy

Jim Carter
Chairman, Cypress Pointe, Inc.

Lakshman Charanjiva
Vice President and CIO, Florida Power & Light

Chris Conoscenti
Managing Director, Oil & Gas Investment Banking, Credit Suisse

Frank Dodaro
Global Pricing Manager, Phillips 66

Parker Drew
Managing Director, RBS Sempra/JPMorgan/Morgan Stanley (retired)

Gary Dubroc
President/CEO, Avantech Testing Services
Chairman of the Board, Array Coating Technologies

Jim Duncan
Director, Market Analysis, ConocoPhillips

Bryan Dutt
Managing Partner, Ironman Energy Capital

Monte Elliff
Managing Director, Citigroup

Steve Hall
Region VP, Schlumberger

Michael A. (Casey) Herman
US Power & Utilities Industry Leader, Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP

Paul Howes
President and CEO, Newpark Resources, Inc.

Bengt Jarlsjo
Senior Vice President, Quanta Services

Jerad McMayon
OFS Energy Fund

Leo Murphy
Manager, University Relations, Trading Technologies

Tammy Norman
Vice President, Mergers & Acquisitions, Shell Oil

Darren Olagues
President, Cleco Power LLC

Lawrence Ornstein
Sr. VP, Hess Energy (retired)

Jeff Parker
Vice Chairman and Manager of Brokerage, Trust and Wealth Management, IberiaBank

John Raymond
Managing Partner and CEO, Energy &Minerals Group

Daniel Shantz
Entergy Chair of Clean Energy Egineering, Tulane

Scott Simmons
CFO and SVP
Whitewater Midstream

Carroll Suggs
Chairman, President and CEO (retired), Petroleum Helicopters

TJ Thom
Financial and Operational Energy Executive

Peter Tumminello
President, Sequent Energy Management

Allison Piper
President, Manhattan Resources