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KBH Senator Hutchison Symposium


A collaboration between McCombs Business and Texas Law schools, the Kay Bailey Hutchison Energy Center focuses on energy issues at the intersection of business, law, & policy.


— Inspire & support the next generation of energy leaders

— Connect the brightest minds from the University of Texas with titans of the energy industry

— Encourage transformative ideas & opinions to shape the future of energy

Upcoming Events

Industry Event, Student Event

UT Energy Week

Industry Event, Student Event

UT Energy Week

Save the Date for UT Energy Week 2023. Hosted by the UT Energy Institute and the KBH Energy Center.

A Message from Senator Hutchison

Senator Hutchison gained extensive international experience and developed a deep understanding of NATO as Ambassador and served as a Senate Armed Services committee member.


  • Shaping Tomorrow’s Energy Leaders
    KBH Dallas Fireside Chat
    Shaping Tomorrow’s Energy Leaders

    UT Deans discuss how the center is enhancing the University's energy education.

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  • The Future of Energy
    KBH Washington DC Event
    The Future of Energy

    University working to enhance domestic and international energy policy.

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  • Energy Industry Night
    KBH Energy Industry Night
    Energy Industry Night

    Students network with industry professionals to learn about career opportunities

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KBH Gene Shepherd Executive Council
Titans of Industry
  • Meet Gene Shepherd

    Gene Shepherd is the founder and CEO of VTX Energy Partners, a privately-held oil and gas company building, developing, and operating large scale upstream asset positions and infrastructure in multiple U.S. lower 48 basins. Gene is a member of the Executive Council of the KBH Energy Center.

Our Goals

  • Symposium 4

    Ideas and Communication

    We're building a broad platform to study the interdisciplinary issues associated with the needs of the energy industry and consumers. We resolve to convene leaders in the industry, academics, and government for discussion, study, and analysis of these issues.
  • Energy Management students in hard hats


    We support and enhance the educational mission of the McCombs School and the Law School. We strengthen the business and legal education of future leaders in the energy industry and promote innovative courses focused on the intersection of business, law, and policy in the energy sector.
  • Women in Energy 2


    We've created and supported networks for collaboration among energy professionals, scholars, and government officials. We work to connect University of Texas students and alumni to such networks.

Want to Stay in Touch?

Subscribe to our newsletter or send us an email. All media requests for Senator Hutchison should be sent to Mari Meyers at