Michael Watford

“The U.S. is in the midst of an energy renaissance,” said Michael D. Watford, 2013-2015 chairman of the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA).

Kory Judd

When Kory Judd was named general manager of the Chevron Richmond refinery in June 2013, he faced the greatest challenge of his career.

From BIC Alliance Members

BIC Magazine December 2014/January 2015

At The JV Driver Group, you’ll find every employee thinks “outside the box,” striving for continuous improvement and embracing innovation.

TNT Crane & Rigging

TNT Crane & Rigging continues on its growth trajectory. Since 2011, the company has grown 148.8 percent — both organically and through acquisition.

Total Safety

Total Safety, one of the world’s premier integrated safety and compliance solutions providers, offers on-site safety, gas, respiratory, training, fire, industrial hygiene, communications and medical services and products.

Industry People

Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services golf tournament (BR)
From left, Mark Neas of Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services (BEIS), Chip Pierrotti of AES, Bart Lambert of Oxy and Robert Shamburger compete in a charity golf tournament hosted by BEIS in Gonzales, La.
Economic Alliance Houston Ship Channel meeting
From left, Greg Miller of BIC Alliance visits with Chad Burke of the Economic Alliance, Houston Port Region, ExxonMobil State Regulatory Advisor Judy Bigon and Mitsubishi Chemical Plant Manager Jim Griffin at the Economic Alliance director's meeting at San Jacinto College.
Styrolution annual golf tournament
Chris Robbins, left, of Styrolution and Thomas Bronson of Ohmstede compete in Styrolution's annual golf tournament in Friendswood, Texas.
NISTM 16th Annual International Aboveground Storage Tank Conference & Trade Show
From left, Kelvin Pratt of Jones-Blair, Josh Poston of Industrial Safety Coatings of Florence and Robert Browning and Mike McNamara of Mascoat visit during the NISTM 16th Annual International Aboveground Storage Tank Conference & Trade Show in Orlando, Fla.
ISTC Training and Conference Center groundbreaking
Industrial Safety Training Council recently held an official groundbreaking for its new Training and Conference Center. The 67,000-square-foot building will be located on Highway 69 North in Beaumont.

From the Publisher

Thomas Brinsko
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