October 22: RSG Responsibly-Sourced Gas (RSG): What is it and why does it matter?

  • RSG Webinar
    October 22, 2020
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

RSG Responsibly-Sourced Gas (RSG): What is it, and why does it matter?

Join us on October 22, for NWGA’s monthly webinar to learn more about Responsibly Sourced Gas (RSG), the third party certification process for RSG, and why it is coming to the forefront of natural gas conversations. The folks from International Environmental Standards (IES), owners of the TrustWell certification, will be our presenters. TrustWell was the certification process used in 100% of all Responsibly Sourced Gas deals in the US.

About the Presenters

Steve Wilson is the coordinator of Market/Customer Outreach for IES.  In this role, Steve provides oversight and coordination to support natural gas transactions, and contract structure for Trustwell Certified natural gas.  Steve was instrumental in the early development of this market in his previous job in the northeast US region beginning in 2018.

Steve began his career as a Petroleum Engineer in drilling and production offshore operations in the Gulf of Mexico for Tenneco Oil Company.  He transitioned through multiple roles of increasing responsibility where he managed term natural gas transactions and coordinated the transition of long term sales agreements under FERC Order 636.  Steve joined Dynegy in 1996, where he served as Vice President of Gas & Power Origination for multiple US regions.  In this role, he coordinated long-term power capacity, energy sales, and structured natural gas transactions.  In 2003 Steve joined Chevron, where he served as Vice President of Natural Gas Origination coordinating Chevron’s US natural gas marketing business.  Steve’s most recent role prior to IES was the Director of Origination at Southwestern Energy, where he coordinated economic evaluation and execution of term natural gas transactions, including the first-ever Trustwell Certified Gas transaction in the US.

Steve has enjoyed being a mentor throughout his career and was nominated and awarded Chevron’s two highest honors, Global Mentor of the Year and Chevron’s Chairman’s Award.  Steve is a graduate of Louisiana Tech University and now resides in The Woodlands, TX.

Jory Caulkins

Mr. Caulkins is the Executive Chairman of International Environmental Standards Corp. (IES), a double bottom line B-Corp that provides differentiated oil and gas production through a combination of certification, verified attributes, and continuous GHG emissions monitoring. We are a platform for environmental data collection, management, operationalization, and benefits that can be utilized by both hydrocarbon producers and consumers.

Mr. Caulkins is an entrepreneur and investor with a background in business strategy, growth, and finance. He is also the founder of Enduring Companies; a holding company focused on buying and building small businesses over the long term. He serves on multiple for-profit and non-profit boards, including IES, Enduring, GridHawk, and Kimmeridge (a $2.75B private equity fund focused on the energy sector). Prior to founding IES, he was, directly and indirectly, involved in building and growing multiple companies that addressed major problems across a spectrum of industries. He worked for Bain Capital as an investment professional in their flagship North American Private Equity group, Morgan Stanley in the Mergers & Acquisitions investment banking group, and was the Founder and CEO of Nexodex.

Mr. Caulkins received a BS in Biology (Genetics) from Georgetown University, where he graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and was the valedictorian for BS recipients. He received an MBA from Stanford University. He lives with his wife and son in Texas, is an outdoor enthusiast and an avid fly-fisherman.

Who’s Attending?

 Rachael Anderson — Avista  Pamela Archer — Cascade Natural Gas Corporation  Ted Barnes — GTI  Tony Beebe — Northern Offshore  Eric Brown — Gas Technology Institute  Rebecca Brown — NW Natural  Will Brown — Kinder Morgan  Jeffrey Burks — Energy Strategies LLC  Mei Cass — Puget Sound Energy  Drew Cluff — Castleton Commodities Merchant Trading  Kevin Connell — Cascade Natural Gas Co.  James Constas — Prism Group  Ramsey Cox — Quinn Thomas  Jennifer Davison — BC government  Bill Donahue — Puget Sound Energy  Tim Dorpinghaus — KM  Douglas Fernley — Concord Energy LLC  Cory Fong — MDU Resources Group, Inc.  Adam Forman — Kinder Morgan  Brandon Fox — Kinder Morgan  Fred Gerber — Kinder Morgan  Ben Go — BP Energy/IGI  Gail Hammer — NW Natural  Rita Hansen — Onboard Dynamics, Inc.  Katherine Hill — Kinder Morgan  Mark Iverson — Kinder Morgan/Ruby Pipeline  Cheryl Jones — Southern Cross Corp.  Michael Ledford — Williams  Charles Losche — Project Canary, Inc.  Scott Madison — <MDU Utility Group  Jim McCord — Kinder Morgan  Thomas Mikucki — Kinder Morgan  Michael Minyard — Ascent Energy  Sharla Moffett — Oregon Business & Industry  Gary Murray — New Mexico Gas Co  Karen Nielsen — Kinder Morgan  chris nowak — Kinder morgan  Tom Pardee — Avista  Ines Piccinino — BC Oil and Gas Commission  Aaron Purdy — Kinder Morgan  Jassi Randhawa — FortisBC  Connor Reiten — NW Natural  Chris Romer — Project Canary  John Rothlin — Avista  Dave Santen — NW Natural  Stuart Saulters — APGA  Tom Simpson — NW Natural  Gurvinder Singh — Puget Sound Energy  Natasha Siores — NW Natural  Erik Soreng — Avista  Jennifer Stewart — Baker Hughes  Susan Stuver — GTI  David Swenson — Intermountain Gas Company  Josh Tilbury — New Mexico Gas Company  Gary Venz — Williams Company  Steve Vincent — Avista Utilities  E W — Nw  George Wayne — Kinder Morgan  Rusty Williams — CMS
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