President’s Corner: Hot Topics & Opportunities

  Several events, topics and opportunities are hot and happening at NIRI.  IR Certification Program We were pleased to find out that the NIRI Board of Directors approved a proposal to launch an investor relations certification program. They have begun implementation plans and will offer a session at the NIRI Annual Conference to detail the […]

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Upcoming NIRI Events

Insights from a Senior IRO – April 15Craig Marshall, Head of North America Investor Relations at BP, will be stopping by to give us some insights he has gained from his career.  Craig has been in his role at BP since May 2013.  He previously served as Manager of Investor Relations at BP where he […]

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2014-2015 Program Sponsors

We’d like to send a huge thank you to our program sponsors for this year.  Bloomberg, Energy XXI and Marketwired were the first companies to participate in this new program and their support has helped us round out the remainder of this program year.  It is now time to look forward into the 2014-2015 program […]

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Optimize Your Investor Relations Program with Bloomberg

  Share price volatility, rapidly evolving financial markets, new governance requirements and an ever-more-intense media landscape all contribute to making this a turbulent time for Investor Relations Officers. In this article, we discuss how the Bloomberg Professional® service helps Investment Relations Officers: Stay ahead of analysts, investors and the media, Keep your firm’s senior executives […]

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President’s Corner: Focusing on our Membership

Each month NIRI National sends a membership report for the Houston chapter. I took the time to do an analysis of what our membership looked like at the end of 2013. Key takeaways: 92% of our membership consists of practicing IROs. This is atypical of professional organizations where you expect to see a higher % […]

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New Members from January and February

Danielle Burkhart, Midstates Petroleum CompanyJames Dean, Penn Virginia CorporationChris DeLange, Midstates Petroleum CompanyPatricia Knight, ComputerShareKandice Sheehan Fergus, Midstates Petroleum CompanyJoel Smith, Enbridge Energy Partners We’d like to make special mention of our two longest standing NIRI Houston members – Richard Bajenski and Sally Evans. Thank you for our continued loyalty, participation, volunteerism and dedication to our […]

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NIRI Upcoming Events

Upcoming EventsAs our chapter president noted in her opening, we are constantly working on ways to meet our section’s needs for development, information and networking.  Based on survey response, we have scheduled some interesting speakers and events for the coming months: Continuing our focus on development, information and networking, here are the next two upcoming […]

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Calling all 2014-2015 Program Sponsors

NIRI Houston is one of the largest chapters in the U.S. with over 150 members and growing.  Being a program sponsor is a great opportunity to reach an influential group of professionals in an up-close and personal way. Sponsorship funds help our chapter keep event fees down and allow us the flexibility to provide more […]

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Sponsor Spotlight – Energy XXI

This month, we are featuring Energy XXI. Acquire, Exploit, Explore, Deliver.  These themes have been the basis for Energy XXI’s business plan since inception and year-over year, the company has executed on this strategy. Energy XXI has implemented an “acquire and exploit” growth strategy to build a geographically focused portfolio in the shallow waters of […]

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Chapter Resolutions for the New Year

Happy New Year! I hope everyone enjoyed the holidays and is ready for what 2014 will bring. This is the first edition of our monthly newsletter, which will keep you informed about upcoming programs, member updates and IR trends and topics from a variety of contributors.  Our membership remains steady around 150 members – one of […]

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