Shell Energy chief added to Tulane Business Forum

July 10, 2009

Mark Quartermain

Mark Quartermain, president of Shell Energy North America (US), L.P., has been added to the lineup of speakers at the 2009 Tulane Business Forum. Quarterman has responsibility for the company's overall operations in natural gas and power trading, marketing and energy asset management, including Shell's power generation portfolio, gas storage capabilities and emissions trading activities.

In addition to Quartermain, this year's speakers also include John Mackey, chairman and CEO of Whole Foods Market Inc.; Alan Yuspeh, senior vice president and chief ethics and compliance officer of HCA; and Gary Jay Saulson, director of corporate real estate at the PNC Financial Services Group.

The forum will also feature an alternative energy panel featuring Jon Guidroz, director of project development at Free Flow Power Corp.; D'Juan M. Hernandez, president and CEO of Sun Energy Group; Eldon Klaassen, CEO of Allegro Development; and Michael L. LeBourgeois, principal of NGP Energy Technology Partners.

The 2009 Tulane Business Forum will take place on Friday, Oct. 16, at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. For registration and updated program information,

visit http://www.tulanebusinessforum.com.