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Expert in Energy Supply to Manufacturing Sites - Natural Gas, Steam, Independent Power Production

Expert ID: 725515 Texas, USA

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Expert has major career experience in leading an energy intensive company's energy supply activity for natural gas, power, steam, hydrogen, etc. Led successful and innovative projects in various regions of the world. Started and developed hugely profitable natural gas hedging program.

Developed unique organization structure and teamwork between commercial, technical and manufacturing to accomplish above.

Marketing consultant and Advisory Board of a startup fuel cell company ( HydroGen ) 2006 to 2007Project evaluation for Metalmark, a NY private equity firm on a specific project LNG Expert-delivery study for Freeport LNG LLPConsultant for Renewable Chemicals Corp ( current project under NDA )

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Houston, Texas - Pasadena, Texas - Beaumont, Texas - College Station, Texas - Baytown, Texas - Bryan, Texas - Sugar Land, Texas - Port Arthur, Texas - Galveston, Texas - Missouri City, Texas

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1963 Degree: BS Subject: Civil Engineering Institution: University of Kentucky
Year: 1965 Degree: MBA Subject: Operations Management Institution: University of Chicago

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1965 to 2006 Employer: Dow Chemical Title: Global Business VP - Energy Department: Hydrocarbons & Energy Responsibilities: Supply of energy to Dow's sites globally. HC&E VP for Greater China. Natural gas hedging. Project development. Energy efficiency and conservation

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2005 to 2006 Country / Region: China Summary: Led business side of major project activity for Dow in China with focus on coal to chemicals.
Years: 1994 to 2006 Country / Region: Canada Summary: Energy supply for Dow sites with successful projects in Alberta and Ontario.
Years: 1997 to 2006 Country / Region: Argentina Summary: Excellent positioning on power and gas for Dow site at Bahia Blanca.

Career Accomplishments

Professional Appointments
President of Oasis Pipe Line Company 2000; Board member of Oasis PL from 1992 through 2002.
Awards / Recognition
Named in 2007 Distinguished Graduate of UK College of Engineering.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Texas Governor's Task Force on Energy; Speaker on US energy at CERA, Western Governor's Conf, Goldman Sachs Conf, DOE Energy Conservation, US House Subcom hearing, Off Wall Energy Conf 2007 & 2008
Vendor Selection
Solicited power project proposals and concluded successful projects in TX, LA., CA, MI, Ontario, Alberta, Spain, Germany
Marketing Experience
Wrote article for World Energy Magazine in 98 titled "The Marie Antoinette Energy Answer " on the coming overreliance on natural gas for power in the US. In 2001 wrote " Energy to 2025 " an internal Dow view stating energy demands would unexpectedly become harder to meet in the future.
Other Relevant Experience
Structuring of long-term contracts related to chemical and energy projects. Knowledgeable about commodity chemicals and plastics. Experience in Middle East and China

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
Spanish minor
Chinese minimal

Fields of Expertise

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