In the Media

Dagens ETC: Louisiana is declining but the fossil fuel industry is fighting the transition

July 15, 2021

Josh Herlands, adjunct lecturer and co-instructor of the course Renewable Energy Project Development and Finance, was interviewed by Swedish newspaper Dagens ETC for an article about the struggle taking place in Louisiana between promoters of renewable energy and supporters of the state’s long-dominant fossil fuel industry.

Pierre E. Conner III

Mashable: Why the first big U.S. ocean wind farm is a big deal

May 18, 2021

Pierre Conner, professor of practice and executive director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed for a Mashable story on the Biden administration’s approval of the country’s first major offshore wind farm.

John Healey

WWL Radio: Caesars deal could mean big bucks for Saints

March 29, 2021

John Healey, assistant professor of marketing, was interviewed by WWL Radio for a story about Caesars Entertainment winning the naming rights to the Louisiana Superdome.

Amanda Heitz photographed outside the Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex

Fox8: Many families to receive significant tax breaks per child 17-years-old and younger

March 12, 2021

Amanda Heitz, assistant professor of finance, was interview by WVUE Fox8 for a story about the impact of President Biden's American Rescue Plan on families with children.

Eric Smith

S&P Global Platts: Despite February storm, US coal plant retirements likely to continue

March 09, 2021

Eric Smith, professor of practice and associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed by S&P Global Platts for a story about the future of U.S. coal-fired power generation.

Pierre Conner

WVUE Fox 8: Oil prices, Middle East tensions and Louisiana

March 01, 2021

Pierre Conner, professor of practice and executive director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed by WVUE Fox 8 for a story about the impact of tensions in the Middle East on oil prices.

Eric Smith photographed in the Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex

WWL-AM: What if Biden's oil & gas moratorium becomes permanent?

February 24, 2021

Eric Smith, professor of practice and associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed by WWL Radio's Newell Normand for a segment about President Biden's temporary moratorium on oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico.

Peter Ricchiuti photographed in his office

Fox43: Did hedge funds boost the GameStop Rally?

February 16, 2021

Peter Ricchiuti, senior professor of practice and research director of Burkenroad Reports, was interviewed by WPMT-TV Fox43 in York, Pennsylvania, for a story about the GameStop stock rally.

Eric Smith photographed in the Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex

The Advocate: Louisiana braces for refinery closure as Shell retains Gulf emphasis amid global production cutback

February 12, 2021

Eric Smith, professor of practice and associate director of the Tulane Energy Institute, was interviewed for a New Orleans Advocate story about the impact on Louisiana of Shell's plan to reduce oil output as part of its goal to become carbon neutral by 2050.

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IBTimes: GameStop and the Revenge of the Retail Investors

February 09, 2021

Amanda Heitz, assistant professor of finance, was interviewed for an International Business Times story on the GameStop stock controversy.

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.