Energy

Eric Smith

WVUE Fox 8: Entergy says set your thermostat to 78° this summer to save money

June 23, 2022

Eric Smith, professor of practice in management science and associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed by WVUE-TV Fox 8 for a story about the impact of soaring summer temperatures on Louisiana’s power grid.

Energy students on trip to oil production platform

MME employment at graduation hits all-time high

June 10, 2022

Master of Management in Energy students have long had success in landing jobs with leading energy companies, but this year’s graduates are among the most successful yet. Ninety-three percent of this year’s class had job offers at graduation, the highest percentage in program history.

Freeman honors more than 700 at graduation ceremonies

May 23, 2022

Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business recognized more than 700 degree candidates at its spring 2022 undergraduate and graduate diploma ceremonies. The ceremonies took place on Friday, May 20, at Avron B. Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse on Tulane’s uptown campus.

Eric Smith

VOA: Shipping LNG to Europe: Pros, Cons for US Gulf Coast

April 08, 2022
Eric Smith, professor of practice and associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed by VOA News for a story about the Biden administration’s plan to increase U.S. production of liquified natural gas in order to supply the European Union.
Seminar on Ukraine at the Freeman School on April 4, 2022

Freeman faculty discuss economic impact of war in Ukraine

April 07, 2022

Freeman School faculty members Oleg Gredil, Pierre Conner and Eric Smith discussed the economic impact of the war in Ukraine as part of a special seminar to help students and faculty from across the university better understand recent geopolitical developments in the region.

Pierre E. Conner III

LOGA Industry Report: Oil & Gas Industry Can Thrive in Clean Energy Transition

March 17, 2022

Pierre Conner, professor of practice and executive director of the Tulane Energy Institute, contributed an article to the spring 2022 Louisiana Oil & Gas Association (LOGA) Industry Report about opportunities for industry as the nation shifts toward renewable energy sources.

Eric Smith

The New York Times: A Bird is Blamed as 10,000 Lose Power in New Orleans

March 10, 2022

Eric Smith, professor of practice in management science and associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was quoted in a New York Times story about a power outage that became fodder for jokes when Entergy New Orleans said it likely caused by an errant bird.

Pierre Conner

WGNO-TV: What would gas ban on Russia mean for drivers buying gas locally?

March 08, 2022

Pierre Conner, professor of practice and executive director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed by WGNO-TV for a story about the effect of President Biden’s ban on Russian oil imports on local gas prices.

WVUE Fox 8: Economists, energy experts warn of higher gas and other prices due to U.S. tensions with Russia

February 22, 2022

Eric Smith, professor of practice and associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed by WVUE Fox 8 about the impact of hostilities with Russia on gas prices.

Josh Asarnow (BSM '22) and Sen. Bill Cassidy

Student parlays guest lecture into congressional internship

February 14, 2022

Josh Asarnow (BSM ’22) turned a guest lecture by U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy into an internship in Cassidy’s state headquarters office in Baton Rouge.

Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Gamma Sigma inducts newest members

November 22, 2021

The Tulane chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society recognizing academic excellence in the study of business, welcomed its newest members on Nov. 17, 2021.

Peter Ricchiuti

NBC News: Oil companies to bid on newly released federal Gulf leases

November 17, 2021

Peter Ricchiuti, senior professor of practice and founder of Burkenroad Reports, was interviewed by NBC News for a segment on the impact of the Biden administration’s auction of oil drilling rights to 80 million acres in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.