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BP E&P CEO Andy Inglis Speaks on Energy Industry

On Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008, Andy Inglis, CEO of BP’s Exploration & Production (E&P) business, spoke to Jones School students and faculty, and members of the Houston business community on the state of the energy industry. The event was hosted by the Energy Club and the Jones Graduate School of Management.
 
As part of the presentation, Inglis discussed the current banking crisis and its potential impact on oil demand over the coming year and answered numerous questions regarding the evolution of state run energy companies. In addition to speaking on behalf of the Energy Club, Inglis also spoke at the 2nd Annual Rice University/Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.C. Energy Industry Directors Conference, a two-day program geared for board directors in all energy sectors which begins today at McNair Hall.
 
Inglis has more than 28 years in the energy industry. In addition to his current position, he is also responsible for BP's worldwide exploration and production activities and holds regional responsibility for Russia, the Caspian, the Middle East, North and West Africa, Canada, the Caribbean and South America, Indonesia and Vietnam. He is a member of BP’s Board of Directors and Executive Management Committee. Before this appointment, Inglis served as an executive vice president and deputy chief executive of E&P under Tony Hayward, who is now heading BP’s executive management team.
 
Inglis is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering and a fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers. He was appointed a non-executive director of BAE Systems plc. He earned an M.A. in engineering from Pembroke College, University of Cambridge.
 
The Energy Club gives students a forum to learn more about the different aspects of the energy industry and hosts prominent energy speakers throughout the school year. Students learn the respective components of the energy industry as well as how to prepare for employment within the energy field.