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People in the News January 2023

People in the News January 2023

Texas Pipeline Association Elects Vincent DiCosimo as Chairman

(P&GJ) — Vincent DiCosimo has been elected chairman of the Texas Pipeline Association (TPA), the organization announced on Jan. 9. TPA is the largest state trade association in the country that solely represents the interests of the intrastate pipeline network.

People in the News December 2022

People in the News December 2022

P&GJ Awards Winners: Midstream Honors Innovations, Other Accomplishments

(P&GJ) — An elite group of midstream professionals gathered in Houston at the Westin Galleria Hotel the evening of Nov. 17 to attend the second Pipeline & Gas Journal Awards gala, which honored the industry’s leading innovations and outstanding personal contributions.

APGA Chairman Remains Focused on Safety, Advocacy

(P&GJ) — As a retired Army Colonel with over 40 years of practical operational and logistics experience, John Olshefski, the Chairman of the Board for the American Public Gas Association (APGA), has all the skills required to lead the organization.

NDT Global Appoints Paul Cooper as President

(P&GJ) — NDT Global announced the appointment of Paul Cooper to the role of president of NDT Global on Nov. 29.

Pipeline & Gas Journal Awards Winners Honored at In-Person Houston Gala

An elite group of midstream professionals gathered in Houston at the Westin Galleria Hotel on Thursday evening to attend the second Pipeline & Gas Journal Awards gala, which honored the midstream industry’s leading innovations and outstanding personal contributions.

AMPP CEO Bob Chalker to Retire Next Summer

(P&GJ) — AMPP CEO Bob Chalker has announced his plans to retire in July 2023, the company said in a statement on Monday. Chalker has served in his role for more than 12 years, starting first with NACE International and then as CEO of AMPP through the merger of NACE and SSPC in 2021.

Enbridge’s Al Monaco to Retire; Greg Ebel Named as New CEO

(P&GJ) — Enbridge Inc. today announced Al Monaco's retirement as president and CEO as well as his departure from its board of directors effective January 1, 2023.

People in the News September 2022

People in the News September 2022

Retiring EnLink Founder Davis Recounts Decades of Change

(P&GJ) — EnLink Midstream Chairman and CEO Barry E. Davis is stepping away from EnLink, the company he founded and led for more than 25 years. In this exclusive interview with Pipeline & Gas Journal, Davis discusses what it takes to get a pipeline built today, the importance of carbon capture efforts in the coming years, and he also picks a couple of his favorite pipeline projects from his career.

People in the News August 2022

People in the News August 2022

Executive Profile: Advocating for Natural Gas, Clean Energy Future

(P&GJ) — Former Enbridge and Spectra Energy executive and long-time midstream advocate Susan Waller has taken on the role of executive director of the Natural Allies for a Clean Energy Future.

Canada’s Trans Mountain Names Dawn Farrell as President, CEO

Canadian pipeline operator Trans Mountain Corp. has named Dawn Farrell, former top boss of electricity firm TransAlta Corp., as its CEO and president on Wednesday.

People in the News July 2022

People in the News July 2022

EnLink Midstream Founder, CEO Barry Davis to Retire

EnLink Midstream Chairman and CEO Barry E. Davis will retire from EnLink, the company he led the founding of, after more than 25 years of leadership, the company announced in a statement.

Associations in the News June 2022

The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) appointed Lisa Baiton as president & CEO. She replaces Tim McMillan, who left after eight years in the position. Baiton recently led global public affairs at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.

People in the News June 2022

People in the News June 2022

AGA Chair Embraces Technology as Key to Natural Gas’ Role in Energy Transition

For 2022, Kim Greene has taken on an additional leadership role as chair of the American Gas Association (AGA), bringing her passion for the industry and its safe delivery of natural gas to the top of the organization.

People in the News May 2022

People  Superior Pipeline Company announced three key promotions on its senior management team.  Bill Ward was promoted to president of the Tulsa, Oklahoma-based company from senior vice president of Commercial Activities. Ed Alexander was promoted to chief financial officer and controller from sen..

People in the News April 2022

People Avangrid Pedro Azagra Blázquez to succeed Dennis Arriola as chief executive officer, effective May 28, one of numerous recent changes at the Orange, Connecticut-based company that include the announced departures of its CEO and chief financial officer.   An announcement said Arriola, who wa..

Whitney Fairbanks Named President of Cameron LNG

Fairbanks spent over a decade at Hunt Oil Company, where he managed Hunt LNG Operating Company, the operator of Peru LNG, consisting of a 4.4 MTPA LNG liquefaction plant and a 400-km natural gas pipeline.

Obituary: Daniel Etter

Obituary   Longtime Berg Pipe employee Daniel Wendell (Dan) Etter died Jan. 25, in Panama City, Florida.   Dan, and his wife Debi, both began working at Berg Pipe in 1980 at the Panama City facility before relocating to Mobile in 2012.  He spent more 40 years at Berg Pipe, starting as a repair wel..

People in the News March 2022

People   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Rich Glick announced that Nicole Sitaraman has joined the Office of Public Participation (OPP) as deputy director.  OPP is the newest office at FERC, created last year to help the public engage with the commission’s regulatory process. ..

Perspective: Security for US and Europe Begins with New Energy Policy

It is high time that the U.S. forges a new energy policy, based on facts and common sense. Before Tuesday’s decision to halt the import of Russian oil and gas, the Biden Administration had put more sanctions on U.S. oil and gas than on Russian oil and gas.

USW, Marathon Agree to Set 4-Year Pattern for Oil Sector Bargaining

The agreement will impact over 30,000 oil refinery, petrochemical plant, pipeline and terminal employees in more than 200 USW represented bargaining units.

People in the News February 2022

People   Cepak EnLink Midstream appointed Tiffany (TJ) Thom Cepak to its board of directors. Cepak previously served as the chief financial officer of Energy XXI Gulf Coast, KLR Energy Acquisition and its successor, Rosehill Resources, and EPL Oil & Gas. C..

Williams Hires LNG Executives for New Marketing Arm

U.S. natural gas pipeline operator Williams Companies has hired two veteran executives to set up an LNG marketing operation, according to employee profiles and people familiar with the matter.

People in the News January 2022

People  Weaver Pipeline infrastructure company Interflow has named Daniel Weaver as its new managing director, marking the fourth generation of family leadership at the Sydney, Australia-based firm. His father, former CEO Geoff Weaver, will remain as chair..

Meet INGAA’s New Security Director

Maggie O’Connell is the new director of Security, Reliability and Resilience at INGAA. Her a background is as a policy analyst and regulatory affairs specialist.