Natural Resources >> Analyst Interviews >> March 3, 2015

Midstream MLPs Well-Positioned to Weather Crude Oil Price Storm

TJ Schultz is Co-Head and Managing Director of RBC Capital Markets' master limited partnership — MLP — franchise. Mr. Schultz brings nearly 15 years of equity research and management consulting experience to the team, primarily focused on midstream energy partnerships. He was previously ranked "Best Up and Comer" for the MLP sector on Institutional Investor's 2012 and 2013 All-American Research Teams. Before joining RBC Capital Markets in 2008, Mr. Schultz worked for a Texas-based investment bank, focusing on yield-oriented investments across the energy and health care sectors. He also spent five years as a management consultant with Alvarez & Marsal and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Schultz holds an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and a BBA in finance from Southern Methodist University. He is a CFA charterholder. Profile
TWST: Let's start with an overview of your coverage universe.

Mr. Schultz: For RBC, I cover master limited partnerships, specifically focused on midstream MLPs. This