Robert Thummel*

Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager – Energy

Leawood, KS

About

Mr. Thummel joined Tortoise in 2004. He is a managing director and senior portfolio manager, a member of the investment committee and serves as president of the Tortoise Energy Independence Fund, Inc. closed-end fund. Before joining Tortoise, he was director of finance at KLT, Inc., a subsidiary of Great Plains Energy, from 1998 to 2004 and a senior auditor at Ernst & Young from 1995 to 1998. Mr. Thummel earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Kansas State University and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Kansas. He is a frequent energy sector contributor to financial media outlets including Bloomberg CNBC, Fox Business and Wall Street Journal.

*Equity owner in Tortoise

Robert Thummel in the News

Energy 3/27/2019

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed crude oil inventory levels in an interview with Bloomberg

Energy 2/20/2019

Yahoo Finance Interview with Rob Thummel

Energy 2/20/2019

Bloomberg TV Interview with Rob Thummel

Energy 2/20/2019

CNN International Interview with Rob Thummel

Energy 1/31/2019

Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed  the crude oil market in an interview with The Wall Street Journal

Energy 1/30/2019

OilPrice.com interviewed Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel about declining crude oil shipments from Saudi Arabia

Energy 1/10/2019

S&P Global Platts interviewed Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel oil rig activity

Energy 1/04/2019

Bloomberg interviewed Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel about U.S. exports of crude and refined products

2/05/2018

Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed oil prices in a CNBC.com interview

2/09/2018

CNNMoney interviewed portfolio manager Rob Thummel on falling oil prices.

2/13/2018

CNBC Asia Interview with Rob Thummel

2/15/2018

Portfolio Manager was Rob Thummel featured in Reuters, discussing oil prices.

2/19/2018

Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed oil prices in a Reuters article

11/29/2018

CNBC.com interviewed Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel on oil price volatility

12/06/2018

CNN International interview with Rob Thummel

12/20/2018

CNBC Interview with Rob Thummel

12/21/2018

Fox Business interview with Rob Thummel

Energy 4/10/2019

Bloomberg interviewed Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel on gasoline inventory levels

Energy 4/12/2019

Tortoise Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel appeared on Bloomberg TV

Energy 4/24/2019

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed Occidental's bid for Anadarko in an interview with Bloomberg

Energy 4/23/2019

Senior PM Rob Thummel discussed the energy sector on Fox Business

Energy 4/26/2019

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed the energy sector on CNN International

Energy 5/10/2019

US News and World Report interviewed Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel on investing in energy companies

Energy 5/22/2019

Bloomberg interviewed Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel on crude oil inventory levels

Energy 6/07/2019

The Wall Street Journal interviewed Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel about energy drilling company financing conditions

Energy 6/18/2019

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed energy investment opportunities with Penta

Energy 7/02/2019

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed the OPEC meeting outcome and the future of natural gas on Bloomberg TV

Energy 7/12/2019

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed crude oil production in the Permian Basin in a Bloomberg interview

Energy 7/17/2019

The Wall Street Journal interviewed Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel about energy production company trends

Energy 7/19/2019

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed crude oil inventory levels and prices on CNN International

Energy 8/12/2019

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed ways to invest in midstream energy in U.S. News and World Report

Energy 8/13/2019

Bloomberg interviewed Rob Thummel on crude oil inventory levels

Energy 9/12/2019

CNBC interviewed Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel on energy trends

Energy 9/18/2019

Arirang News TV interviewed Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel on the Saudi oil fields drone attack

Energy 9/23/2019

Yahoo!Finance interviewed Senior Portfolio Rob Thummel on investment opportunities in the energy sector

Energy 10/09/2019

Bloomberg interviewed Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel about Aramco’s pending IPO

Energy 10/09/2019

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed expected 3rd quarter upstream energy earnings call topics with S&P Global

Energy 11/01/2019

CNN International interview with Tortoise Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel

Energy 12/05/2019

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed the OPEC meeting on Bloomberg Radio

Energy 12/05/2019

Senior Portfolio Rob Thummel discussed the Aramco IPO on Bloomberg TV

Energy 12/11/2019

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed energy sector trends in an interview with Bloomberg TV

Energy 12/11/2019

CNBC Squawk Box Asia interviewed Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel on energy infrastructure

Energy 12/27/2019

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel provided a 2020 energy outlook in an interview with Bloomberg

Energy 12/27/2019

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel commented on the midstream energy sector in an interview with S&P Global

Energy 12/31/2019

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel - CNBC Squawk Box appearance

Energy 1/02/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel commented on challenges faced by U.S. energy producers in an interview with Reuters

Energy 1/03/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed oil prices following U.S. airstrike on Iran in MarketWatch article

Energy 1/03/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager discussed oil prices following U.S. airstrike on Iran in Bloomberg article

Energy 1/03/2020

Yahoo Finance interview with Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel

Energy 1/06/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel was quoted in CNN Business discussing how U.S. sanctions on Iraq could impact oil production

Energy 1/28/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed the energy sector on CNBC:

Energy 2/03/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel was interviewed by CNBC Squawk Box on opportunities in the energy sector beyond oil

Energy 2/07/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed the financial health of oil and gas producers in a Wall Street Journal article

Energy 2/10/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed the case for energy stocks in a Wall Street Journal article

Energy 2/19/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed U.S. energy exports in a Bloomberg article

Energy 2/27/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed oil supply and demand in a CNBC article

Energy 2/28/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discusses energy stocks in a CNBC interview

Energy 3/03/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed energy markets with S&P Global

Energy 3/03/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed energy demand in a Wall Street Journal article

Energy 3/09/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed oil prices with S&P Global

3/09/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed oil markets in an interview with CNN International

Energy 3/12/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed flaring during oil production in a Reuters article

Energy 3/15/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed oil price decline in a Wall Street Journal Article

Energy 3/30/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed the impact of the coronavirus on oil prices with Yahoo! Finance

Energy 4/20/2020

Rob Thummel explains the historic oil price drop in an interview with Cheddar News

Energy 4/21/2020

Sr. Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discusses how investors can approach oil prices on CNBC

Energy 4/21/2020

Sr. Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discusses the dynamics and impact of oil markets on Yahoo! Finance

Energy 4/21/2020

Bloomberg interviews Sr. Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel on the oil price drop and the future of the market (Starts at 11:00)

Energy 4/21/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel was quoted in a CNBC article on opportunities in energy during the oil downturn

Energy 4/29/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed opportunities in energy in a CityWire interview

Energy 5/11/2020

Senior portfolio manager Rob Thummel discusses his top picks for energy with US News & World Report

Energy 5/19/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article on the return of oil demand

Energy 5/19/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discusses opportunities in energy during the low oil price environment with US News and World Report

Energy 5/19/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discusses recent oil market gains in an interview with Bloomberg

Energy 5/26/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discusses how to handle oil dividend-paying stocks with US News and World Report

Energy 5/26/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed the return of oil demand with S&P Global

Energy 6/17/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discusses how reopening the economy has had a positive impact on oil markets with Bloomberg

Energy 6/26/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel gives his thoughts on the recent bonus payouts among oil companies filing for bankruptcy

Energy 7/06/2020

Senior portfolio manager Rob Thummel joins “Squawk Box” to discuss Berkshire Hathaway’s recent deal

Energy 7/10/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel explains MLP stocks with US News and World Report

Energy 7/21/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel was interviewed by E&E News on the recent Chevron deal

Energy 8/05/2020

Senior Portfolio Manager Rob Thummel discussed oil imports and the effect on inventories with Bloomberg

Robert Thummel

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Leawood, KS 66211

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