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Jeff Stein

Senior Policy Advisor, Natural Gas Markets, API

Jeff Stein is a Senior Policy Advisor in the American Petroleum Institute’s Natural Gas Markets group.  At API he leads domestic power and gas market policy and is part of a cross-functional team leading API’s promotion of low-carbon fuels such as hydrogen and sustainably produced natural gas.

 Prior to joining API, Jeff worked in various policy and consulting roles covering energy, economics, and foreign affairs.  He most recently worked with a global energy consulting firm on macroeconomic research and forecasting for clients in the refining sector.  He also previously worked at AIPAC and at David Gardiner & Associates, an energy policy firm where he worked on electric transmission regulations and clean energy legislation.

 Jeff lives in Washington, DC and holds an MA from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and a BA in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin.

Joe Barone Shale Directories

Joe Barone

President, Shale Directories

Barone is president of Shale Directories, the “yellow pages for the oil and gas industry” connecting local businesses with oil and gas operators, their employees and families. Barone has attended over 40 oil and gas expos in the last five years and spoke before the Marcellus Shale Commission. He guest hosted “The Marcellus Shale and You” radio show on KDKA News radio, and is currently a regular on the radio show, “All Energy Now.”

Jimmy Powell,

Chief Operating Officer, Summit Carbon Solutions

Mr. Powell has extensive global project execution and operating experience across a diverse array of energy related businesses. Mr. Powell leverages his broad project management capabilities to deliver on Summit Carbon Solutions’ mission to capture, transport and permanently store more than 10 million tons of CO2 per annum.

Most recently, Mr. Powell served as Chief Operating Officer of Greenfield Midstream, an independent midstream energy company which owns and operates pipeline, storage, and distribution assets. Prior to Greenfield Midstream, Mr. Powell was Vice President of Projects & Engineering of Liquid Pipelines for Kinder Morgan, one of the largest developers and operators of pipeline infrastructure in the US.

Before that he was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Hiland Partners, a diversified midstream energy company that was acquired by Kinder Morgan. Previously, Mr. Powell was with BP, where he led the development and delivery of several multi-billion-dollar infrastructure projects in the US, Brazil, and Oman. Jimmy graduated from Oklahoma State University.