Tanya Travis

When you’re general manager of The Lubrizol Corporation’s Texas plants, it requires the ability to manage multiple priorities. But Tanya Travis, who has held the general manager position since January 2014, makes this juggling act look easy.

Richard Kinder

Starting less than 20 years ago with a little over 2,000 miles of pipeline, Richard D. Kinder built Kinder Morgan into the U.S.’ third most valuable energy company.

From BIC Alliance Members

BIC Magazine August 2015

Since earning the 2015 Gold Safety Excellence Award from the Houston Business Roundtable, AltairStrickland executives were asked to reflect on their 40-year journey to becoming one of the safest and highly sought-after mechanical contractors in the U.S.


There’s a lot of confusion surrounding the use of blast-resistant buildings (BRBs) as traditional building replacements.

LGH insert

LGH is devoted to the rental, sale and service of hoisting, pulling, jacking, rigging, material handling and safety equipment to meet your lifting/moving needs.

Upcoming Events

POWER-GEN Natural Gas, August 18 - 20, Columbus, OH
31st Annual National VPPPA Conference, August 24 - 27, Grapevine, TX
Wastecon, August 25 - 27, Orlando, FL
Fire-Rescue International, August 26 - 29, Atlanta, GA

Industry People

Economic Alliance Houston Ship Channel meeting
From left, Greg Miller of BIC Alliance visits with Chad Burke of the Economic Alliance, Houston Port...
ISS/Brand Client Appreciation Dinner & Service Demonstration
From left, Xavier Escobar of Chevron Phillips, Shannon Berg of ISS and Jeremy Osterberger of BIC...
BIC Alliance Industry Appreciation Day
Alvin Jean-Baptiste, left, of Exxon Mobil and Kay Andrew of Acuren visit during BIC Alliance's 30th...
BASF Freeport Dispersions Plant Grand Opening
Chris Witte, senior vice president and general manager at BASF's Freeport, Texas, site, welcomes...
BIC Alliance Annual Hospitality and Networking Function
From left, Mark Hertzog of BIC Alliance welcomes Steve Ridout, Joe Galatas and Erin Brau of McDonough...

From the Publisher

Thomas Brinsko
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Inside Industry

STEVE HARRISON, Senior Market Manager, Carboline Co.
NANCY FORD, Contributing Writer
LARRY OLSON, CEO/President, Nexus Global Business Solutions Inc.