January 2019, Vol. 246, No. 1


Names in the News


Otis Eastern Service appointed Alan Snider as chief operating officer. He previously served as president of Laney Directional Drilling in Spring, Texas, where he was involved in design and construction management projects. He is a graduate of the American Council of Engineering Companies’ Senior Executives Institute. 

Texas projects developer NextDecade appointed Erik Ludtke as chief commercial officer.  He will manage the natural gas supply portfolio and the midstream assets. Additionally, he will handle customer relations for the company’s Rio Grande LNG and Galveston Bay LNG projects.


Chevron elected Debra Reed-Klages to its board of directors. She will serve on the Management Compensation Committee and the Public Policy Committee. Reed-Klages recently retired as executive chairman. Prior to Chevron, she was   president and CEO of San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and Southern California Gas Co. from 2006 to 2010. 

Chickasaw Capital Management added Bryan F. Bulawa to its team as a principal. He was most recently the chief financial officer at Enterprise Products Partners, having joined the company in 2007 as treasurer.   

EN Engineering appointed Eric Spiegel as executive chairman of the Board of Directors and Barry Nicholls as president. Spiegel previously served as a board member and special advisor to General Atlantic. Nicholls has served as a board member and vice chairman of the board. 


David Dehaemers Jr., president and CEO of Tallgrass Energy was nationally recognized as the Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 in the Energy and Natural Resources category. The award, founded by Ernst & Young, cited Dehaemers for his vision in invigorating the industry and benefitting communities. 

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