Susan Morrice knows what it takes to succeed in the energy industry, whether you work in Denver or drill wells in Latin America. Morrice knows how to take risks and overcome doubters. She knows how to build a company – and she knows how to do it all in a male-dominated industry.
Morrice, the founder and chair of Belize Natural Energy, shared her story about finding oil in the small Central American country during her keynote speech at the HERWorld Global Energy Forum. Read more
Executive Director, Global Energy Management (GEM) Program
University of Colorado Denver Business School
Time for my first blog entry of 2017 – Originally I was going to write some predictions for 2017 but that approach is fraught with peril. Being wrong is guaranteed – the only “victory” lies in not being wrong by too much. I can do that all day, every day, without writing about it, so I am going to take a pass. Read more
In September 2016, eight GEM students traveled to London to complete GEMM course 6690 – Special Topics. GEMM 6690 is an elective course designed to provide international or domestic learning opportunities.
The course is a week-long travel course concentrated on problem-solving within the energy industry. Over the week abroad, students have the opportunity to meet with industry leaders and glean international understanding and perspective on current issues by visiting of over 15 sites. Read more
The University of Colorado Denver’s Business SchoolGlobal Energy Management (GEM) program is set to launch its 16th new class, which it calls “cohorts,” in July.
The 18-month Master of Science program is focused 100% on the business side of the energy industry, and the program now has 300 alumni worldwide.
“GEM was designed to add strong business acumen to a student’s technical expertise,” Catherine Steffek, GEM’s director of external affairs told, Oil & Gas 360®. Read more
The University of Colorado Denver Business School is pleased to announce the winners of the Laube Community Impact Awards. The award is designed to build connections between the Business School and the greater business community by recognizing Business School faculty and staff who have engaged in activities that promote visibility and the reputation of the Business School within the business community. Read more
The recent drop in oil costs are benefiting the consumer now, but will eventually cost others jobs, including right here at home.
In December of 2014 oil was trading at $107 a barrel. Today it hovers around $30. As a result of that free-fall, the value of Colorado’s oil production dropped by more than 34 percent, hitting $5.4 billion last year, down from $8.2 billion in 2014. Read more