This semester marks the second year that Data Management Systems owner Frank Peña has given University of Houston C. T. Bauer College of Business students the chance to experience firsthand what it is like to manage the computer end of energy trading.
Tyler Priest has long been recognized in Houston and among the small fraternity of energy industry historians as an authority on offshore oil.
A Houston company rolled out a product this summer that allows the gas company to change out the meter without any homeowner hassles, and a group of MBA students from the University of Houston C. T. Bauer College of Business helped make it possible.
Sequent Energy Management was born the same year that Enron drastically changed the energy trading landscape in Houston.
When it comes to energy policy, there’s a lot of strident rhetoric. But Bruce Williamson (MBA ’95), the chairman and CEO of Houston-based Dynegy, said all that talk isn’t likely to significantly reshape America’s power supply.
Speaking to a standing-room-only crowd in the University of Houston Cullen Performance Hall, LINN Energy Chairman and CEO Michael C. Linn cited the important role Houston will play in shaping the future of world energy.