Technical Conference Planning Committee

GPA Midstream’s Technical Conference Planning Committee is responsible for planning the association's annual Technical Conference where the Analysis, Emissions, Facility, Integrity, Measurement and Pipeline committees hold meetings. This committee assists with securing event speakers and selecting papers and topics appropriate to this conference's audience. Members from this committee also moderate educational sessions during the conference. View the Technical Conference Planning Committee Charter.

Committee Leadership

Chair: Kevin Biel, DCP Midstream
Vice Chair: Mahdi Nouri, Triumph Gas Technology Consulting
GPA Midstream Staff Liaison: Martin Erne

Typical Committee Member

Committee members are individuals involved in at least one of the following GPA Midstream technical committees: Analysis, Emissions, Facility, Integrity, Measurement and Pipeline. This committee accepts volunteers with appropriate experience, and members may also be assigned by a GPA Midstream member company.

Current Committee Members

GPA Midstream and GPSA members on the committee as of 02-01-2022 include:

Airgas, Bureau Veritas, Cameron, A Schlumberger Company, DCP Midstream, LP, Kinetic Holdings, Marathon Petroleum Corp., Nexo Solutions, NTACT Operations, LLC, ONEOK Inc., Quorum Business Solutions, River City Engineering, SPL, Inc., Stress Engineering Services, Targa Resources, Inc., Triumph Gas Technology Consulting, Williams

Benefits of Committee Membership

The committee provides an opportunity for midstream technical professionals to be directly involved in choosing appropriate topics and content and contribute to a successful and well attended conference.

Interaction with other GPA Midstream Committees/Outside Organizations

The committee works with all of the other GPA Midstream technical committees and on occasion may reach out to external organizations to request speakers and gather ideas on topics.