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

Energy 6/09/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens was interviewed by Bloomberg on how net petroleum imports have affected oil prices

Energy 7/15/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Brian Kessens explains the recent oil rally and effect on imports with Bloomberg

Brian Kessens, CFA

5100 W. 115th Place

Leawood, KS 66211

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