We are down to 143 domestic US refineries from 301 a little over 30 years ago. Of course this must be yet another crisis requiring
Doug has over twenty five years experience working in the energy and technology industries. He began his career with Exxon, serving in marketing and business development. Doug is currently President of Parkland USA. Previously as Co-Founder and COO of Fuelquest, Doug created supply chain management and tax automation solutions throughout the downstream energy industry for clients like Wal-Mart, Ryder, 7-Eleven, UPS, and Chevron. As President and Chief Strategy Officer of Mansfield Energy, Doug was the driving force behind Mansfield’s corporate strategy, acquisitions, partnerships, and alliances. Doug’s global perspective and entrepreneurial spirit enables customers to overcome the challenges they face in energy supply, financial controls, and risk management. When not with customers Doug spends most of his time helping to develop Parkland’s leaders and managers into the best team in the industry. In 2006, Doug was named Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year, Energy Technology, Houston and Gulf Coast Area. He was honored as a 2009 Clemson Alumni Entrepreneur by the Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership at Clemson University. He was named to the CIO 100 in 2010 and 2011 by CIO magazine. Doug graduated Magna Cum Laude from Clemson University in Chemical Engineering and holds an MBA in Technology Management. Doug was born overseas in Scotland. He and his wife of 22 years, Athena, have lived all over the U.S. from Charleston to San Francisco, and have two children Asa and Gavin.
Wondering why crude has been heading up?
Well it could be that traders have a $34 billion bet that crude will rise. Full story here, http://www.fuelsnews.com/cftc-reports-bullish-bets/. From the chart below we can see
Thinking and Speaking…walking and chewing gum…uh oh
So I will be speaking about some of the things I’ve been thinking about at the upcoming Oil & Gas Supply Chain Management conference in
Why we should do some thinking on Energy
It is still amazing to me how little we talk and think about energy. I suspect this is because we have become so efficient at
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