Industry Relations

Due to the distinctiveness of its programming and format, the University of Tulsa’s Master of Energy Business continues to attract significant interest from individuals and organizations throughout the energy industry. Unlike a traditional MBA, the Master of Energy Business is totally focused on energy, energy companies, and energy issues that are relevant in today’s economy. With the flexibility that online delivery provides, the Master of Energy Business is a perfect vehicle for individuals from all sectors of the industry to extend their knowledge base and professional network and to enhance their competitiveness in the marketplace.

Tim Coburn with Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett and two representatives from the Tulsa Metro ChamberThe Collins College of Business enjoys strong support from energy companies and organizations around the country. Faculty and staff regularly attend industry-sponsored professional conferences and participate in events of mutual interest. In addition, energy companies repeatedly seek input from our faculty as consultants and collaborators on policy issues and research projects that are important to the ongoing success of the industry.



Dr. Jim Sorem, Dr. Merl Lindstrom, Dr. Gale Sullenberger, and Dr. Roger Blais with $400,000 check from Conoco-PhillipsThe University of Tulsa enjoys robust support from the oil and gas industry for many of its academic programs.  Dr. Merl Lindstrom, Interim Senior Vice President for Technology, ConocoPhillips (second from left) presents a $400,000 gift for 2012 to Dr. Jim Sorem, Interim Dean, College of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Dr. Gale Sullenberger, Dean Collins College of Business, and Dr. Roger Blais, Provost (left to right).