ABOUT THE EVENT
On Friday, October 3 the McCombs Energy Management students, Masters of Science and Finance and Masters of Energy and Earth Resource students loaded a bus to head to Dallas, Texas where Hunt Oil Company, Prudential Capital and Wells Fargo generously hosted them for the day. Arriving in Dallas at 11:00 a.m. the students were fed lunch and participated in two breakout sessions at Prudential Capital. Wendy Carlson, Managing Director Finance Group: Power, gave the students an introduction to the Private Market and Prudential Capital, leading into an overview of the Energy Finance Group: Power and current Energy Policy, Trends, Observations and Opportunities. She concluded her presentation with an overview of Prudential Capitals Investment Analyst Program. Brian Thomas, Managing Director Finance Group: Oil and Gas and UT Alum, spoke extensively about Prudential’s role in the Oil and Gas Industry and on the current energy revolution.
Don Robillard, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Hunt Oil Company then welcomed The University of Texas students to the Hunt Oil Company offices where they heard from Hunt’s Senior Vice President, Steve Suellentrop. Mr. Suellentrop gave an in- depth overview of the company and the steps they have taken to ensure Hunt’s success in the current market. Mr. Suellentrop was followed by Juan-Felipe Cabrera Pazos, Hunt Consolidated, and UT Alum who presented them with a Hunt case study covering their Costa Rica Wind Project – Project Finance. UT Alums, Mark Cox and Matt Coleman and their colleague Zach Johnson gave an extensive overview of the Wells Fargo Energy Group and covered related energy industry topics. A four person panel discussion followed the presentations. The panelists included; Austin Bennett and Sarah Bittner, Prudential Capital and UT Alums; Jenna Haverhals, Hunt Consolidated and UT Alum; and Edward “Quinn” Markham, Wells Fargo. The day concluded with a networking reception hosted by Hunt Oil Company.