About EOCM

Energy Opportunities Family of Strategies Began in 2000

The Energy Opportunities strategies began in October 2000 as a joint venture between two specialized firms, Simmons & Company International (a leading investment banking firm serving the energy industry and established in 1974) and Orleans Capital Management (a privately held investment advisor serving the pension, endowment and trust markets and established in 1991).

The Energy Opportunities strategies began in October 2000 as a joint venture between two specialized firms, Simmons & Company International and Orleans Capital Management.

Portfolio Managers

John M. Crain

John has over a decade of energy investment research and equity trading experience. In addition to his focus on the Oil & Gas business, John has spent a considerable portion of his time dedicated to the study and analysis of alternative, renewable and disruptive energy technologies. John began with EOCM as an investment analyst in 2010 and quickly took over the firm’s trading responsibilities; he became a firm partner in 2016, and in 2020 was promoted to Portfolio Manager. John graduated from Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics.

EOCM Advisory Board

As a complement to the firm’s investment management personnel, EOCM has created and continues to expand an Advisory Board consisting of former EOCM portfolio management personnel and individuals with unique backgrounds across the energy industry to serve as a platform for the exchange of information and ideas regarding evolving events shaping the global energy landscape.

Current Advisory Board Members:

- Walker Cain, President, Cain Interest & Royalty
- Bluford Walter Crain III, Vice President, R Lacy Inc. │ Crain Energy
- Scott B. Gill, Energy Opportunities Capital Management, L.L.C. shareholder and former Co-Head of Research at Simmons & Company Int’l
- Steven F. Gilliland, President & CEO, Federal Power Company, LLC
- Brittany Hamilton, Risk Management Consultant, Resolution Consulting, LLC
- Loren Singletary, Former Chief Industry Relations Officer, National Oilwell Varco.

Accolades

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