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GEM's Gems

Profiles of members of the GEM Community

Current GEM's Gem is Greg Adam

"GEM’s Gems" is a publication piece that showcases the unique accomplishments of current students and alumni. 

The students who are accepted into the GEM Program possess an impressive list of credentials that span all energy sectors and professional levels. The diversity and collective skill set of our students ​helps enrich their learning experience.

Throughout the year, the GEM Program will highlight some of the outstanding career advancements, awards, and achievements that our students are attaining in the energy industry.

GEM's Gems

  • GEM’s Gems November 2014 – Claude Joseph

    Nov 21, 2014

    The GEM’s Gem whom we are honoring this month is Claude Joseph, who recently was promoted to President and Petroleum Engineer at Casimir Resource Advisors, LLC. Joseph, 60, has worked in banking for the past six years, where petroleum engineers evaluate the assets underlying and supporting their loans. This is referred to as reserve based finance. In […]

  • GEM’s Gems November 2014 – Martin Rodin

    Nov 10, 2014

    The GEM’s Gem we are honoring this month says that he gained an appreciation for the vast impact of energy in our daily lives after enrolling in the GEM Program. “GEM has been an eye opening experience for me,” said Cohort X student Martin Rodin. “The unique makeup of Cohort X has taught me aspects […]

  • GEM’s Gems October 2014 – Daniel Howlett

    Oct 21, 2014

    The GEM alumnus who we are featuring this month is Daniel Howlett. Howlett is a Wholesale Power Marketing Assistant Manager at Energy Keepers, Inc., an independent power producer in Montana. Howlett, 33, was a member of Cohort III and says that completing the GEM Program opened up many doors.

  • GEM’s Gems October 2014 – Mathew Jorden

    Sep 19, 2014

    This month, we are highlighting alumnus Mathew Jorden who recently presented at the inaugural conference of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) held in Myanmar. His presentation, titled “Utilizing Potential Field in the Gulf of Martaban,” focused on using public domain magnetic and gravity data to image structural features and faulting that are linked […]

  • GEM’s Gems September 2014 – Seth Portner

    Sep 15, 2014

    The GEM’s GEM who we are honoring has seen his career accelerate since completing the program and continues to find the class instruction relevant. “Since graduating from the GEM program in 2012, I have used or made reference to the net present value formula no less than 4,000 times,” GEM alumnus Seth Portner said. “My […]

The GEM Program accepts experienced professionals who are looking to advance their career in the energy industry. GEM is a rigorous graduate program; therefore, the admissions committee highly favors candidates who demonstrate the ability and drive to successfully complete their Masters of Science (MS) in Global Energy Management. Most GEM students are currently working in the energy industry; however, the program does accept non-energy professionals who are looking to transition their career into this dynamic and growing sector. When selecting candidates for the GEM Program, the GEM commission committee looks for students with at least five years of professional experience who demonstrate positions of increasing responsibility. For more information click here.​

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