IOGCC's MidYear Issues Summit is May 21-23, 2006, in Billings, MT. Check out the Web site for more meeting information. Online registration coming soon.
Victor Carrillo, IOGCC second vice chairman, has been named the IOGCC alternate on the board of directors for the Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America. Christine Hansen, IOGCC executive director, serves as board member. RPSEA’s mission is to provide a stewardship role in ensuring the focused research, development and deployment of safe and environmentally sensitive technology that can deliver hydrocarbons from domestic resources to the citizens of the United States.
After five years of leading cooperative conservation efforts and responsible energy development, Interior Secretary Gale A. Norton announced she will leave the President’s Cabinet at the end of March. In a letter to President Bush, Secretary Norton thanked the President, “for inviting me to be part of your Administration for a meaningful and rewarding five years.” The announcement was made March 10.
Erica Carr has been named communications manager of the IOGCC. She replaces Alesha Leemaster. Carr was previously communications associate with the IOGCC.
Martin Fleming has resigned as Vice President of Public Affaris of TIPRO and is now the Vice President of Governmental and External Affairs at Noble Royalties, Inc. He left TIPRO March 1, 2006.
The 13th Annual International Petroleum Environmental Conference is Oct. 17-20 in San Antonio, TX, at the Crowne Plaza Riverwalk Hotel. IOGCC is a co-sponsor of this event. The conference is currently accepting papers that address solutions to environmental problems and regulatory issues in the petroleum industry in exploration and production (E&P) and refining. For conference information, visit the IPEC Web site.