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President and CEO of Newpark Resources, Paul Howes, Speaks to Energy Students on the Importance of Maintaining a Focused Strategy Through the Down Cycle

President and CEO of Newpark Resources, Paul Howes, Speaks to Energy Students on the Importance of Maintaining a Focused Strategy Through the Down Cycle

On April 11, 2017, Paul Howes, President and Chief Executive Officer of Newpark Resources, spoke to students in the Master of Management in Energy (MME) program. Mr. Howes lectured the students on Newpark Resources’ strategic drivers such as differentiation through technology, customer service and support, and international expansion. He also […]

May 2, 2017 ×
Jim Carter, Calumet Board Member, Lectures Energy Students on MLPs

Jim Carter, Calumet Board Member, Lectures Energy Students on MLPs

Jim Carter is on the Board of Directors of Calumet Specialty Products Partners and came to speak to the MME students about Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) and the Calumet case studied in James McFarland´s Energy Strategy Capstone class. Calumet began in 1990 as a specialty petroleum products business. they expanded […]

May 2, 2017 ×
Crawfish Fest at Tulane

Crawfish Fest at Tulane

Students, alums and crawfish fans alike flocked to Crawfest over the weekend. With warm weather, close to 20,000 pounds of mudbugs and nine bands playing on two stages, the annual student-run festival was, once again, a rousing success. Read More…

April 26, 2017 ×
Morgan Stanley’s Grant Brady and Tripp Evans Join MME Students in Trading Simulation

Morgan Stanley’s Grant Brady and Tripp Evans Join MME Students in Trading Simulation

Last Thursday, The Tulane Energy Institute and Tulane Executive Speaker Series were pleased to welcome Grant Brady and Tripp Evans from Morgan Stanley to discuss their Commodities group and opportunities within Morgan Stanley. That evening, the Energy Fundamentals and Trading course taught by professor John Foreman had the opportunity to […]

November 19, 2015 ×
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Professor Takes Homecoming Visitors On Tour of Economy

A speaker series during Homecoming festivities featured a talk by Peter Ricchiuti, the Freeman School of Business professor and economist, who took visitors on a whirlwind and lighthearted tour of the economy and stock market. Read more on the Tulane blog.

November 12, 2015 ×
BP Returns to Tulane

BP Returns to Tulane

BP recruiters Tony Valente and Louis Bergsman visited the Tulane campus to conduct a trading simulation and discuss BP’s Trader Development Program (TDP) with the Freeman School of Business. The TDP is a three year rotational program that focuses on doing the job at hand, but always having questions. As […]

October 8, 2015 ×
Larry Ornstein, Former CFO of the Refining & Marketing Division at Hess Corporation, Lectures the Energy Students

Larry Ornstein, Former CFO of the Refining & Marketing Division at Hess Corporation, Lectures the Energy Students

Professor Eric Smith’s Energy Markets, Institutions, and Policy class had the pleasure of hosting Larry Ornstein, former Senior Vice President and CFO of the Refining & Marketing division at Hess Corporation. Mr. Ornstein’s presentation was titled “Evolution of a Joint Venture” where he detailed the story of the Hess refinery […]

September 21, 2015 ×
How the MME Program Prepared Me for my Job at Bloomberg

How the MME Program Prepared Me for my Job at Bloomberg

I recently graduated from the Masters of Management in Energy program at Tulane and am currently five weeks into my job at Bloomberg. I’ve done some reflection on how my education has prepared me for my position in financial sales and analytics and my career. My current job starts with […]

August 25, 2015 ×
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Pitchman For The Business School

Peter Richiutti, the director of the Burkenroad Reports at the A. B. Freeman School of Business, wears many hats. In addition to leading this unique equity research program he created 21 years ago, hosting a local radio station, and supporting community organizations, Peter can also be seen playing baseball on […]

August 5, 2015 ×
Richard Sandor Visits Tulane as part of the Executive Speaker Series

Richard Sandor Visits Tulane as part of the Executive Speaker Series

Richard L. Sandor, CEO of Environmental Financial Products and Aaron Director Lecturer in Law and Economics, University of Chicago Law School Markets in emissions and “rights-to-use” have solved environmental problems and created enormous investment opportunities. They achieved this by commoditizing and pricing “externalities”, with the same concept being applied to […]

February 12, 2015 ×