The Maguire Energy Institute encourages the study of management, marketing and policy issues related to the energy industry.
The Maguire Energy Institute sponsors a number of programs that prepare students for careers in the energy industry, provide focused research for direct business application, and inform the public though independent, unbiased information.
The Institute conducts seminars, forums, field trips and other programs designed to explore the many issues surrounding the energy industry. The Institute conducts the annual Frank Pitts Lecture Series that brings industry thought leaders to campus to address energy and energy-related issues. The Institute’s programs cover all forms of energy including traditional oil and gas, nuclear, wind, solar, biomass, and bio-fuels.
List of Board Members
- Cary M. Maguire, Chairman, Board of Advisors - Chairman and President, Maguire Oil Company
- Bobby B. Lyle, Vice Chairman, Board of Advisors, Chairman, President and CEO, Lyco Holdings Corporation
- Greg L. Armstrong, Chairman and CEO, Plains All American Pipeline, Inc.
- Renato T. Bertani, CEO, Barra Energia
- Robert W. Best, Chairman, Atmos Energy
- Rhys J. Best, CEO, Lone Star Technologies, Retired
- David W. Biegler, Chairman, Southcross Energy, L.L.C.
- Pat S. Bolin, Executive Chairman, Eagle Oil & Gas Co.
- W. Bruce Bullock, Director, Maguire Energy Institute, SMU Cox School of Business
- Victor G. Carrillo, Executive Vice President, Zion Oil & Gas
- William A. Custard, President of Dallas Production Company, Pitts Energy Group
- Karl R. Butler, President & CEO, ICC Energy Corporation
- Gary C. Evans, Chairman & CEO, EnergyHunter Resources
- Amb. Antonio Garza (Retired), Counsel, White & Case, Mexico City
- James A. Gibbs, Chairman, Five States Energy Company, L.L.C.
- Luis E. Giusti, Senior Advisor, Center for Strategic & International Studies
- Forrest E. Hoglund, President, Hoglund Interests
- Albert Hrubetz, President, Hrubetz Oil Company
- W. Herbert Hunt, Advisor to Management, Petro-Hunt, L.L. C.
- Ray L. Hunt, Chairman, President and CEO, Hunt Consolidated, Inc.
- William R. Keffer, Partner, Miller, Keffer, & Pedigo
- David B. Miller, Senior Managing Director and Co-founder, EnCap Investments
- Patrick M. Murray, CEO, Dresser Industries, Retired
- Albert W. Niemi, Jr., Dean, SMU Cox School of Business
- Erle A. Nye, Chairman Emeritus, TXU Corporation
- Timothy Perry, Managing Partner, Credit Suisse
- Harrison H. Schmitt, Lead Director, Orbital Sciences Program
- Brian Sheffield, President & CEO, Parsley Energy
- Scott D. Sheffield, Chairman and CEO, Pioneer Natural Resources
- James L. Smith, Cary M. Maguire Chair in Oil and Gas Management, SMU Cox School of Business
- Admiral Patrick M. Walsh, Retired, Senior Vice President, iSight Partners
- Gary M. Weed, Vice President, ExxonMobil, Retired
- Bernard L. Weinstein, Associate Director, Maguire Energy Institute, SMU Cox School of Business
- Jerry F. White, Director, The Caruth Institute, SMU Cox School of Business
- James K. Wicklund, Managing Director, Credit Suisse
- George M. Yates, Chairman & CEO, Heyco Energy Group