Recent Events

Webinar: Oil and Gas Careers and Outlook
Panelists: Brian Craig, Dean of the College of Engineering, Frank Lodzinski, Chairman of the Board of Earthstone Energy, John Mork, President of EnerG-ID Solutions, Elohor Okene, 2020 LU Engineering graduate, Todd Staples, President of Texas Oil and Gas Association
Date: May 28th, 8:30 a.m. via Zoom. Link will be updated here.

This Webinar featured a panel discussion addressed to prospective matriculating and graduating engineering students in a time of extreme distress in the broad economy, and in the energy sector in particular. We spoke to industry experts about their experience spending years in the energy economy, and their advice for those just entering the field in an economic downturn.


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TXOGA Lunch and Learn
Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush and Texas Oil and Gas Association President Todd Staples
March 11, 2020
LU Engineering and the Texas Oil and Gas Association teamed up to host Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush for a discussion about the future of Texas in the growing oil and gas industry. LU students and faculty, along with local community and business representatives, heard a conversation between Land Commissioner Bush and President Staples about the role of industry in driving education across the state.

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Center for Midstream Management and Science (CMMS) Kickoff Symposium
Keynote Speaker: Mr. Todd Staples, President of the Texas Oil and Gas Association
Date: November 21, 2019
The Kickoff Symposium brought together members of the midstream industry and its suppliers, governmental representatives, regulators and academia to discuss the latest trends, developments and advancements in the midstream sector, to identify opportunities and gaps, and to learn from one another. The symposium featured distinguished speakers Todd Staples, President of Texas Oil and Gas Association, Tom Long, Group Chief Financial Officer from Energy Transfer, and Jim Nyquist, Group President from Emerson Automation Solutions. In addition, Representative Dennis Paul and Senator Robert Nichols featured on a moderated panel discussing the future of the CMMS in the midstream sector.

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legislative panel

Dr. Tracy Benson moderates the legislative panel with Senator Robert Nichols and Representative Dennis Paul.

Todd Staples Speaks

Todd Staples, President of Texas Oil and Gas Association, delivers the keynote address.

Todd Staples speaks

Tom Long, Group CFO of Energy Transfer, addresses Symposium guests.

Jim Nyquist speaks

Jim Nyquist, Group President of Emerson Automation Solutions, offers his remarks.

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