The Advocate: Oil industry faces headwinds, but natural gas, renewables have a bright future, Tulane prof says

Peter Ricchiuti

In remarks to the Rotary Club of Baton Rouge, Peter Ricchiuti, senior professor of practice in finance and founder of Burkenroad Reports, discussed the state’s energy industry, highlighting the bright future of natural gas.

“Oil doesn’t produce electricity and what we need is more electricity,” Peter Ricchiuti, who tracks regional stocks across the South through Tulane’s Burkenroad Reports, told the Rotary Club of Baton Rouge Wednesday. “Natural gas has an enormous future.”

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