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People in the News September 2021

Cole DTE Energy appointed Rodney Cole as vice president of the DTE Energy Foundation and director of community engagement for Public Affairs at DTE Energy. In his new role, Cole will lead the DTE Foundation’s operations and grant strategies. Also at DTE, Da..

NDT Global Appoints New President

NDT Global announced the appointment of Trevor MacFarlane to the role of president. MacFarlane was previously president and CEO of Dynamic Risk, a company acquired by NDT Global's parent company, Eddyfi/NDT, in March.

NGA Names Charles Crews as President, CEO

The Northeast Gas Association announced that Charles C. Crews was named president and CEO of the association, succeeding Thomas M. Kiley, who served in that role for 36 years.

Colonial Pipeline Restarts as Ida Damage Assessments Face Hurdles

Colonial Pipeline restarted on Tuesday while other efforts to assess damages to energy infrastructure were slowed by widespread flooding from Hurricane Ida and power outages.

People in the News August 2021

CorEnergy Executives Recognized for Industry Leadership   CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust, which owns and operates or leases natural gas transmission and distribution lines and crude oil gathering, storage and transmission pipelines and associated rights-of-way, announced that two of its executives ..

Burns & McDonnell’s Glaeser Looks to Pipeline Integrity Future

In this conversation with P&GJ, Scott Glaeser discusses ramifications of the Mega Rule, upgrading existing pipelines and cybersecurity.

People in the News July 2021

  Glaeser Scott Glaeser has joined Burns & McDonnell, where he will start up and lead a pipeline integrity practice within the Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Group. Over a career spanning nearly 35 years, Glaeser has served in a number of officer roles ..

ONE Gas’ Norton to Lead ONEOK as Spencer Retires

ONEOK, Inc. announced that Pierce H. Norton II will become its president and CEO and join its board of directors upon the retirement of Terry K. Spencer on Sept. 30 after 20 years with the company, including more than seven years as president and CEO.

Yergin to Receive WPC Dewhurst Award

Author and industry expert Daniel Yergin is being recognized for his exceptional contributions to the oil, gas and energy industry with the highest honor of the World Petroleum Council, the Dewhurst Award, WPC announced.

People in the News June 2021

Smith Gabrielse Jeff Gabrielse has been named managing director at HammerHead Trenchless and assumed leadership of the Hammerhead brand within the newly formed Rehabilitation and Replacement (R&R) division of The T..

David Schramm receives NACE International’s 2021 R.A. Brannon Award

The Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP) is pleased to announce that David Schramm, vice president–senior consultant with EN Engineering, is the recipient of the 2021 NACE R.A. Brannon Award.

People in the News May 2021

People   Forde ROSEN (UK) has promoted Senior Corrosion Engineer Marguerite Forde to Integrity Solutions specialist and sales manager, focusing on the U.K. and Ireland. Forde brings a decade of experience and expertise in internal and external corrosion co..

People in the News March 2021

Perrad DEKOTEC GmbH announced that Luc Perrad has been promoted to director of International Sales, replacing Michael Schad, who retired after 36 years with the company. Perrad has more than 20 years of global technical sales experience and extensive consul..

INGAA Board Elects DTE Midstream Exec Chairman

The board of directors of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) elected David Slater to serve as chairman of the organization for a one-year term.

TPA’s Cannon Tackles Coronavirus, Safety Issues

In his role as president of the Texas Pipeline Association (TPA), Thure Cannon spearheads the organization’s advocacy on issues related to pipeline safety, environmental regulations, taxation and legislation for the state’s pipeline industry.

PPI’s Fink Sees Expanding Role for Plastic Pipe

Despite taking the reins of PPI at the outset of a global pandemic, Fink sees a bright future for the plastics pipe industry and a growing role for its products across an expanding range of underground applications.

APGA Focuses on Industry Safety, Advocacy

In this interview, APGA Chairman John Leary discusses the association's priorities for the coming year, helping members who are coping with the coronavirus and engaging the public concerning natural gas and other topics.

INGAA Foundation Elects Waller, Jorgensen as Chair, Vice Chair

The INGAA Foundation’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the election of Susan Waller, a long time natural gas industry executive as the new chair of the organization. Additionally, the Board elected Marty Jorgensen to serve as the Foundation’s vice chair.

Simoes Succeeds Gentle as Tellurian CEO

U.S. LNG developer Tellurian said its president and chief executive, Meg Gentle, is leaving the company and will be succeeded by Octavio Simoes, previously executive vice president of LNG Marketing and Business Development.

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Williamson T.D. Williamson (TDW) Chairman Emeritus Richard B. “Dick” Williamson received the International Pipeline Conference Lifetime Achievement Award Sept. 30 during the International Pipeline Expo (IPC), held virtually from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. T..

INGAA Names New Vice President of Government Affairs

The Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) announced that Christopher “C.J.” Osman has been appointed Vice President of Government Affairs, a critical role in its advocacy efforts.

Meet the New FERC Chair: James Danly

Get to know James Danly, who was named by President Trump to be chairman of the Federal Regulatory Commission after the demotion of Neil Chatterjee.

Energy Transfer CEO to Step Down

Energy Transfer announced on Thursday that the pipeline giant's co-founder and CEO Kelcy Warren will be stepping down on Jan. 1.

TC Energy CEO to Retire End of the Year

TC Energy announced on Monday that the company's CEO of 10 years, Russ Girling will step down at the end of the year.

INGAA Appoints Amy Andryszak as New President and CEO

The Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) announced on Wednesday the appointment of Amy Andryszak as the association's new President and CEO.

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Al Walker, former chairman, president and CEO of Anadarko Petroleum, has been named to the board of directors at Enable Midstream Partners, a joint venture between CenterPoint and OGE Energy. Robert Gwin, a former president of Anadarko, also has been appointed to the board. Walker was CEO of Anadark..

Executive Profile: Engineering Veteran Ventures Out on His Own

Longtime pipeline engineering mainstay Marcelino Guedes Gomes has retired from Brazil oil giant Petrobras after more than 30 years, but he has no intention of leaving behind the work he loves. Guedes Gomes has co-founded PipelineBrazil, with the goal of improving pipelines in terms of safety and imaginative design ideas.

Kim Edvardsson

Essential Utilities announced the appointment of Kim Edvardsson as vice president of Finance for Peoples, its Pittsburgh, Penn.-based natural gas division.

Charif Souki

Tellurian announced that its board of directors has named Charif Souki executive chairman. Souki has been Tellurian’s non-executive chairman since founding the company in 2016. ..

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Bill Walsh rejoined EN Engineering as chief metallurgist after serving as program leader at ArcelorMittal Global R&D.  Walsh, whose research gas focused on advancing steel development for pipeline and energy applications, holds a Ph.D. in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from Northwestern Universit..