"The future of natural gas in appalachia"
Join us for the closing session of our technical program as we speak with a collection of executives and leaders from regional operators on the topic "The Future of Natural Gas in Appalachia." Attendees will have the opportunity to listen to our panel discuss critical issues facing our industry in the basin and how they anticipate the future of the oil and gas industry taking shape over the coming years. The panel will close with a Q&A session featuring questions submitted by meeting participants during the conference and live questions from those in attendance.
CEO, EdgeMarc Energy Holdings
Callum Streeter is Chief Executive Officer for EdgeMarc Energy Holdings. Callum joined EdgeMarc in 2012 and is responsible for business related activities and corporate strategy. Callum attended the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand where he obtained a Bachelor’s of Civil Engineering with First Class Honors and also holds a Master’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of New South Wales. He has also undertaken executive education at the Wharton Business School. Callum has worked in the Appalachian Basin for 14 years, predominantly in operations in the Marcellus and Utica Shale, but also has onshore experience in Texas and New Zealand.
Callum serves as President and Chairman of the Board for the Appalachian Chapter of the American Association of Drilling Engineers, has served on various international committees for the Society of Petroleum Engineers and is a member of the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Trust. Before working in the energy industry, Callum served as a Commissioned Officer in the New Zealand Army as part of the Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.
CEO, Greylock Energy
Kyle Mork is President and Chief Executive Officer of Greylock Energy. He began his career with Halliburton Energy Services before moving to Energy Corporation of America where he served in a variety of operations and management roles, ultimately culminating in the role of CEO. In Fall 2017, he and his management team colleagues launched Greylock Energy, a new oil and natural gas exploration, production, and midstream company formed in partnership with ArcLight Capital Partners.
Mork holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Cornell University, an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, and has taken masters courses at the University of Southern California in Petroleum Engineering. He is Past-Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences and also serves on the Cornell Engineering College Council. He is active in the Young Presidents’ Organization and Past-Chair of the Mountain State Chapter. He and his wife Kirsten live in Charleston, West Virginia with their three children.
VP, MarkWest Hydrocarbons
James W. “Jim” Crews is Vice President of Northeast Development for MarkWest Hydrocarbons, a wholly owned subsidiary of Marathon Pipeline Limited Partnership (MPLX-G&P). Prior to joining MarkWest in October 2011, he held various positions with TC Energy and its predecessors, NiSource Gas Transmission & Storage and Columbia Gas Transmission, from 1995 to 2011. Most recently he was Managing Director of NGT&S’s Supply & Origination group and was responsible for building the Columbia Midstream Services subsidiary to provide unregulated gathering and processing services in the Appalachian Basin. During his tenure at Columbia he was Director of Commercial Operations, Manager of Gas Control, Manager of Marketing, Manager of Business Development, and Engineering Supervisor.
Crews has spent his entire professional career in the energy industry. From 1982 to 1985 he worked in the Cabot Oil and Gas drilling and production division in Charleston, West Virginia before moving to the nuclear power industry in 1985, serving as a field service engineer for Babcock and Wilcox Nuclear Power in Lynchburg, Virginia. From 1987 to 1995 he worked in engineering, storage, and planning for Washington Gas Light Company in Washington D.C. Crews received a bachelor's degree in Petroleum Engineering from West Virginia University, is a registered professional mechanical engineer in Virginia and Ohio, and has previously served as president of WVONGA in 2010-2011.
Operations Manager, XTO Energy
Chinar Aphale became Operations Manager for XTO Energy, an ExxonMobil subsidiary, in April 2019. In this role, Chinar manages ExxonMobil’s unconventional business in the Appalachia district covering Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Prior to becoming Operations Manager, Chinar was Reservoir Supervisor for Russia, drilling extended-reach wells and managing the reservoir with a goal of improving production rates and reducing environmental risk.
For more than 12 years, Chinar has held engineering leadership roles across various functions of the ExxonMobil enterprise including Production Engineering Supervisor, Planning Advisor, and Upstream Research. He has published papers in several SPE conferences and holds two patents related to technologies enabling extended reach wells.
Chinar earned his B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Mumbai and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan. Chinar and his wife Komal have two children and reside outside of Pittsburgh, PA.
Director, Range Resources
Josh Doak is the Director of Drilling – Appalachia at Range Resources based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He joined the organization in 2010 as a Drilling Engineer and previously served as Manager before stepping into his current position. He began his career with Equitable Resources in 2004 as a Drilling Engineer and transitioned in 2009 to a Development Engineer role at EQT Production. Doak holds a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Marietta College.