Brian Kessens, CFA*

Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager – Energy

Leawood, KS

About

Mr. Kessens joined Tortoise in 2008. He is a managing director and senior portfolio manager, a member of the investment committee and serves as president of the Tortoise Pipeline & Energy Fund, Inc. and Tortoise Power & Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. closed-end funds. Previously, Mr. Kessens was a vice president in Citigroup’s global energy investment banking practice. Prior to Citigroup, he served as a field artillery officer in the U.S. Army. Mr. Kessens earned a Bachelor of Science in economics degree from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and a Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia Business School in New York. He is a CFA® charterholder.

*Equity owner in Tortoise

Brian Kessens in the News

Energy 3/20/2019

Bloomberg interviewed Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens on U.S. crude oil exports

Energy 2/27/2019

Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens discussed crude oil inventories in a Bloomberg article

Energy 3/21/2019

Tortoise Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens discussed crude oil inventory levels in a Bloomberg article

Energy 2/08/2019

Tortoise Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens discusses oil prices in a Bloomberg article

Energy 1/25/2019

Bloomberg interviewed Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens on oil prices and the U.S. government shutdown

2/01/2018

Bloomberg interviewed portfolio manager Brian Kessens on rising crude oil prices

Energy 4/24/2019

Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens was interviewed by Bloomberg about geopolitical uncertainty in the oil market

Energy 4/24/2019

Reuters interviewed Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens on Occidental's offer to buy Anadarko

Energy 5/14/2019

Bloomberg interviewed Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens about gasoline inventories

Energy 6/12/2019

Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens discussed crude oil builds in an interview with Bloomberg

Energy 7/17/2019

Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens discussed gasoline and diesel fuel inventory levels in an interview with Bloomberg

Energy 1/28/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens discussed energy pipeline projects in an interview with Chief Investment Officer

Energy 2/18/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens discussed crude oil markets in an Investing.com article

Energy 2/18/2020

The Wall Street Journal interviewed Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens about crude oil markets

Energy 3/10/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens discussed oil price levels in a Wall Street Journal article

Energy 3/10/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens discussed the oil sector on Yahoo! Finance

Energy 3/11/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens was quoted in a Yahoo! Finance article regarding oil prices

Energy 3/17/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens discussed crude oil markets in a Bloomberg article

Energy 4/02/2020

The Wall Street Journal interviewed Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens on potential outcomes of the upcoming OPEC+ meeting

Energy 4/15/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens was quoted in a Bloomberg article on the recent OPEC+ production cut

Energy 4/23/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens discusses investment opportunities in midstream with CNBC

Energy 5/06/2020

Bloomberg interviewed Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens on how certain states reopening their economies could have an impact on oil demand

Brian Kessens, CFA

5100 W. 115th Place

Leawood, KS 66211

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