In some circles, a career as a truck driver comes attached with a certain stigma. Long hours on the road, eating alone at highway diners, mediocre pay, and a stationary job with no company in the cabin but an AM/FM radio. Enter today’s developing crisis regarding a nationwide shortage of…
Trip Rodgers, CFA, Portfolio Manager, joined BP Capital Fund Advisors in January 2017, where he serves as a member of the Investment Committee and a Portfolio Manager of the BP Capital TwinLine Energy Fund. Trip has over 20 years of investing experience across a number of industries, and prior to joining the Advisor, Trip served as a Portfolio Manager at Carlson Capital in the $4B relative value group where he directly managed $600mm and led the fundamentally-based research team focused on commodity-related equities. Trips brings a wealth of knowledge and experience particularly in the “end-user” sector, having run the materials and industrials portfolio at Carlson Capital. Prior to Carlson, Trip spent nine years in sell-side equity research, with five of those years at UBS as an Institutional Investor ranked analyst. Trip holds the CFA charter and graduated from Cornell University where he was a starter on the nationally ranked wrestling team. Trip also is the author of Wrestling Old Man Market, where he describes institutional investing methodology and best practices.
Oil and gas operations are commonly found in remote locations far from company headquarters. Now, it's possible to monitor pump operations, collate and analyze seismic data, and track employees around the world from almost anywhere. Whether employees are in the office or in the field, the internet and related applications enable a greater multidirectional flow of information – and control – than ever before.
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