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Freeman Morning Cup of Energy

Freeman Morning Cup of Energy

Freeman Morning Cup of Energy (MCOE) is a daily newsletter and weekly recap brought to you by energy enthusiasts at Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business, members of the Tulane Energy Club (TEC); and 2016 candidates for the Master of Management in Energy program. Contributors to Freeman MCOE want to make it easy […]

October 28, 2015 ×
BP Returns to Tulane

BP Returns to Tulane

BP recruiters Tony Valente and Louis Bergsman visited the Tulane campus to conduct a trading simulation and discuss BP’s Trader Development Program (TDP) with the Freeman School of Business. The TDP is a three year rotational program that focuses on doing the job at hand, but always having questions. As […]

October 8, 2015 ×
Larry Ornstein, Former CFO of the Refining & Marketing Division at Hess Corporation, Lectures the Energy Students

Larry Ornstein, Former CFO of the Refining & Marketing Division at Hess Corporation, Lectures the Energy Students

Professor Eric Smith’s Energy Markets, Institutions, and Policy class had the pleasure of hosting Larry Ornstein, former Senior Vice President and CFO of the Refining & Marketing division at Hess Corporation. Mr. Ornstein’s presentation was titled “Evolution of a Joint Venture” where he detailed the story of the Hess refinery […]

September 21, 2015 ×
Graduate Student Social at Rock ‘n’ Bowl

Graduate Student Social at Rock ‘n’ Bowl

At the end of August, the MME students rung in a new school year by attending a social hosted by the Graduate Business Council at the famous New Orleans Rock ‘n’ Bowl, where we put our bowling skills to the test. The MME students in attendance were humbled in bowling […]

September 16, 2015 ×
How the MME Program Prepared Me for my Job at Bloomberg

How the MME Program Prepared Me for my Job at Bloomberg

I recently graduated from the Masters of Management in Energy program at Tulane and am currently five weeks into my job at Bloomberg. I’ve done some reflection on how my education has prepared me for my position in financial sales and analytics and my career. My current job starts with […]

August 25, 2015 ×
How the MME Program Helped Me Secure a Job

How the MME Program Helped Me Secure a Job

I grew up watching movies with my dad. The day I watched Trading Places my life changed. At that point I became fascinated by the mystery of the commodity market. I wanted to be involved in the commodity business in some capacity, even though I didn’t quite know what that […]

March 2, 2015 ×
Energy Graduate Students Share Ideas on the Global Energy Markets

Energy Graduate Students Share Ideas on the Global Energy Markets

Happy New Year and Roll Wave! My name is Robert Edgar and I am in the Master of Management in Energy program at Tulane University. I decided to start a blog to circulate ideas and viewpoints on various topics in the energy industry that relate to what we learn and […]

February 6, 2015 ×
Tulane University’s Burkernroad Reports Program Wins Top Teaching Award

Tulane University’s Burkernroad Reports Program Wins Top Teaching Award

Burkenroad Reports is a unique experiential learning opportunity where Freeman School MBA, Master of Management in Energy, (MME), Master of Accounting (MACCT) and Professional MBA (PMBA) students learn equity research. Students work in small groups to analyze and produce investment research reports on a number of publicly held companies. The […]

December 15, 2014 ×
TEC Annual Networking Reception

TEC Annual Networking Reception

On November 13, TEC members and local alumni in energy met for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at the Windsor Court’s Le Salon. At the event, the alumni shared their career experiences and gave advice on the industry. Business cards were exchanged as well. Overall, both the members and the alumni […]

December 2, 2014 ×
Pivotal LNG and Tulane Energy Institute

Pivotal LNG and Tulane Energy Institute

We exited the freeway just outside of Birmingham, Alabama and made our way through the wooded back roads of Trussville. Pivotal LNG owns and operates a natural gas liquefaction plant located on their 40-acre property. Meeting and learning from industry professionals in person gives us a complete understanding of how […]

November 20, 2014 ×