John JennrichThe Institute for Energy Research
...John H. Jennrich Senior FellowJohn Jennrich is on the staff of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), where he serves as editor and publications manager for major, published staff reports.He
also prepares the Daily Energy Report and Weekly Progress Report for the Office of Market Oversight and Investigations.Before his current position, Jennrich was vice president of corporate communications for a Fortune 500 energy company and a freelance writer and editor specializing in energy. For 12 years Jennrich was editor of Natural Gas Week and Natural Gas Week International , two newsletters that he founded; he also served as editor of The Oil Daily.
was Washington editor of Oil & Gas Journal
. In his
journalistic career, he
has authored more than 1,100 columns and editorials, with most of those covering natural gas, oil and electricity issues from coast to coast and from Alaska's North Slope to Venezuela.Jennrich
is known for his
thorough, timely and accurate reporting as well as for his
opinion columns on the motivations and strategies of producers, pipelines, retailers, wholesalers, politicos, lawyers, lobbyists and government bureaucrats.He has been accused of being a Republican, a Democrat, a Libertarian and several other choices - but, mostly, he is an energy journalist for a free society. Jennrich earned a master's degree in journalism and a bachelor's degree in political science (minor in international affairs), both from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill . He also completed the Executive Development Program on Change Management at the University of Pennsylvania 's Wharton School .