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MME Students Tour Entergy’s Ninemile Power Plant

MME Students Tour Entergy’s Ninemile Power Plant

On August 25, 2017 the Tulane Master of Management in Energy (MME) took a trip to Entergy’s Ninemile natural gas power plant located in Westwego, Louisiana. The plant, a combined cycle 600 megawatt nominal capacity facility is among the most efficient in the state. The plant utilizes what is known […]

September 5, 2017 ×
MME Students Take a Trip to Houston for the Get66 Program

MME Students Take a Trip to Houston for the Get66 Program

The MME program recently took a trip to Houston, TX to participate in the Get66 Program, which is a career-readiness and networking event sponsored by Phillips 66. During this three-day trip, the students visited the new Phillips 66 Headquarters in the Energy Corridor of Houston. There they toured the facility, […]

September 5, 2017 ×
Field Trip to P66 HQ

Field Trip to P66 HQ

A few weeks ago, during the summer session of the MME program, my fellow MME class and I had the chance to visit the Phillips 66 headquarters in Houston. We had the opportunity to see the P66 trading desk where we participated in a crude oil trading competition called Crude […]

September 5, 2017 ×
John Raymond, CEO and founder of The Energy and Minerals Group, lectures on corporate and business strategies to be successful on the energy commodity industry

John Raymond, CEO and founder of The Energy and Minerals Group, lectures on corporate and business strategies to be successful on the energy commodity industry

On this day, students had the opportunity to see real life application of concepts learned in the Energy Strategy Capstone class by James McFarland while listening to John Raymond, CEO and founder of EMG, talk about the main strategies that have lead to the success of his firm. The Energy […]

June 19, 2017 ×
President and CEO of Newpark Resources, Paul Howes, Speaks to Energy Students on the Importance of Maintaining a Focused Strategy Through the Down Cycle

President and CEO of Newpark Resources, Paul Howes, Speaks to Energy Students on the Importance of Maintaining a Focused Strategy Through the Down Cycle

On April 11, 2017, Paul Howes, President and Chief Executive Officer of Newpark Resources, spoke to students in the Master of Management in Energy (MME) program. Mr. Howes lectured the students on Newpark Resources’ strategic drivers such as differentiation through technology, customer service and support, and international expansion. He also […]

May 2, 2017 ×
Jim Carter, Calumet Board Member, Lectures Energy Students on MLPs

Jim Carter, Calumet Board Member, Lectures Energy Students on MLPs

Jim Carter is on the Board of Directors of Calumet Specialty Products Partners and came to speak to the MME students about Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) and the Calumet case studied in James McFarland´s Energy Strategy Capstone class. Calumet began in 1990 as a specialty petroleum products business. they expanded […]

May 2, 2017 ×
Crawfish Fest at Tulane

Crawfish Fest at Tulane

Students, alums and crawfish fans alike flocked to Crawfest over the weekend. With warm weather, close to 20,000 pounds of mudbugs and nine bands playing on two stages, the annual student-run festival was, once again, a rousing success. Read More…

April 26, 2017 ×
Tulane Students Visit Houston for NGL Feedstocks and Derivatives Conference

Tulane Students Visit Houston for NGL Feedstocks and Derivatives Conference

Now for those unfamiliar with the industry, NGL stands for Natural Gas Liquids and is a blanket term used to describe a series of hydrocarbons including ethane, propane, butane, isobutane, and natural gasoline. This two-day event was designed to break down the global demand within these NGL feedstocks and provide […]

March 8, 2016 ×
Energy Students Explore Job Opportunities in Chicago

Energy Students Explore Job Opportunities in Chicago

The students along with two staff members from the career management center traveled to Chicago for a day full of informational sessions, networking opportunities, and potential interviews. The group first met with three members of BP’s three year rotational program, including one Freeman school alum. The BP employees fielded and […]

November 30, 2015 ×
Oak Street celebrates po’boys in a rich fashion

Oak Street celebrates po’boys in a rich fashion

Tulane students enjoy eating po’boys from some of the finest restaurants in town at the unique Oak Street Po’boy Fest… Read More

November 24, 2015 ×