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The 4th Annual Spring Energy Summit

Friday, March 29, 2024 | AT&T Hotel & Conference Center

Energizing the Future:
Powering Careers in Energy


The Spring Energy Summit, held as part of UT Energy Week, is a bridge-building event aimed at facilitating connections and collaborations between students and industry leaders. The 2024 Summit featured a series of thought-provoking panels and discussions led by students and professionals in the energy industry.

  • Morning Keynote

    During our morning keynote, LBJ School student Cameron Andrews interviewed Greenlake Energy Founder and CEO Matt Gallagher on his journey from Parsley Energy to founding Greenlake, sharing insights and career advice for aspiring professionals.

Panels & Speakers

Morning Keynote – How to Start and Build an Energy Company


Matt Gallagher, Founder, President, and CEO, Greenlake Energy



Cameron Andrews, Masters of Public Affairs Student, LBJ School of Public Affairs; Regulatory Policy Analyst, Austin Energy.

Panel 1 – Mapping a Career in Energy, and Opportunities and Pitfalls Along the Way


Scott McNeill, CEO, Black Mountain Sand
Blake Williams, CEO, Wild Basin Energy



Kendal Valois, Sustainability Studies and Energy Management Student, College of Liberal Arts and McCombs School of Business
Lynsie Patschke, Energy and Earth Resources Student, Jackson School of Geosciences

Panel 2 – Energy Transition in the Current Energy Value Chain


Teague Egan, Founder and CEO, EnergyX
David Pruner, Executive Director, TEX-E



Nazmun Samiya, Economics and Energy Management Student, College of Liberal Arts and McCombs School of Business
Aaron Hall, MBA Student, McCombs School of Business

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