EMI’s instructors are not just teachers, they’re top industry experts dedicated to ensuring our students get the most useful, practical and effective knowledge possible.

EMI instructors have an average of over 30 years of knowledge and experience in:

  • Energy
  • Commodity trading
  • Risk management
  • Education
  • Financial services

Plus they have many years of managing marketing, international trading, manufacturing, consulting, start-up operations, and project finance operations of well-known companies, integrated major oil companies, and international trading companies.

EMI instructors have trained thousands of energy professionals from all aspects of the energy industry, including:

  • Every major oil company (including ExxonMobil, BP, Shell, ConocoPhillips, ChevronTexaco and more).
  • Major power utilities (including Sempra, Edison Mission, Berkley, Toronto Hydro, Dominion, and Conectiv).
  • Small marketers (including Sprague, Getty, Southern Counties, and Western Petroleum).
  • Trucking fleets from 50 to 10,000 (including UPS, U.S. Postal Service, Yellow, Pepsi, and Werner).
  • Gasoline-powered fleets.
  • Hyper-markets (including The Pantry, Wawa, and BJs Wholesale).
  • Numerous Fortune 500 energy consumers.

Highlights of our instructors’ experience include:

  • Frequent expert speakers for numerous petroleum industry events and trade associations including DOE DESC World Energy Conference, NYMEX, SIGMA, OPIS, ATA and Soyatech Soya Summit.
  • Helping Texaco initiate its first use of futures exchanges as an integral part of hedging/trading strategy.
  • Chief Operating Officer of Triwell Marketing and Refining.
  • Director of OPIS (Oil Price Information Service).
  • Member of the New York Mercantile Exchange Petroleum Advisory Board.
  • Pioneered, built, and ran one of the first Petroleum Exchanges – the American Petroleum Exchange.
  • Provided expert testimony for government sub-committees and litigation.
  • Frequent editorial contributors to energy trade magazines.

Additionally, our experts have been featured in the following publications as a source of energy market commentary: The Wall Street Journal • USA Today • The New York Times • The Washington Post • Journal of Commerce • Futures Magazine • CNN • NBC • CBS • ABC