Energy

With scholarship gift, alum passes the baton

February 22, 2021

A scholarship made Tulane University possible for Jim Burke (A&S ’91, MBA ’91). That generosity — from someone he didn’t even know — transformed his life and ultimately led him to create the same opportunity for future generations of Tulane business students.

WWL-TV: Louisiana industry slams Biden's oil and gas policies

January 28, 2021

Eric Smith, professor of practice and associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed by WWL-TV for a story on Louisiana oil and gas industry reactions to President Biden’s decision to halt new energy leases on federal land and water.

WVUE Fox 8: Energy Experts and Environmentalists React to Biden Keystone Decision

January 22, 2021

Eric Smith, professor of practice and associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed by WVUE Fox 8 for a story about the impact of President Biden’s decision to shut down the Keystone pipeline on Louisiana.

NA Clean Energy: Louisiana Ready to Thrive in Transition to Clean Energy

January 15, 2021

Pierre Conner, executive director of the Tulane Energy Institute, contributed an article to the January/February issue of North American Clean Energy magazine discussing some of Louisiana’s advantages as the nation transitions to clean energy sources.

WalletHub: Ask the Experts

July 14, 2020

Eric Smith, professor of practice and associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed for a WalletHub “Ask the Experts” feature on reducing energy costs during the summer.

photo of Pierre Moses and Josh Herlands standing in a computer lab.

Alum brings renewables focus to energy master's program

June 26, 2020

Pierre Moses (MBA '16), president of renewable energy firm 127 Energy, returns to Freeman this fall to teach a new course that emphasizes the practical knowledge and skills needed to bring renewable energy projects from concept to completion.

Forbes: Are The Oil Giants Rising To Shareholder Demands And Cutting CO2 Levels?

June 11, 2020

Pierre Conner, executive director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed by Forbes for a story about whether oil companies are cutting carbon dioxide emissions in response to the demands of activist investors.

Freeman to offer specialization in Renewable and Sustainable Energy

May 01, 2020

To better prepare energy professionals for the changing marketplace, Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business is launching a new specialization this fall that offers students a deep dive into the business of renewables.

The Advocate: Oil prices fell amid decline in demand, coronavirus scare

March 10, 2020

Peter Ricchiuti, senior professor of practice and research director of Burkenroad Reports, was interviewed by the New Orleans Advocate about Monday's oil price plunge.

WWL Radio: Coming boom in natural gas means more terminals, jobs for Louisiana

December 16, 2019

Pierre Conner, professor of practice and executive director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed by WWL radio for a story on the growing importance of natural gas to Louisiana's economy.

Pierre Conner to lead Tulane Energy Institute

February 25, 2019

The A. B. Freeman School of Business has named Pierre E. Conner III, a senior energy and finance executive with more than 40 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, to lead the Tulane Energy Institute.

The Conversation: Venezuelan sanctions could cut US refinery output

February 20, 2019

Eric Smith, interim executive director of the Tulane Energy Institute, contributed an article to The Conversation about the unintended consequences of U.S. sanctions intended to put pressure on the government headed by Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro.