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Energy Thinks with Tisha Schuller Tisha Schuller

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Conversations with top ESG thought leaders

    The Right Questions with Long-time Gamechanger Pierce Norton

    The Right Questions with Long-time Gamechanger Pierce Norton

    Tisha Schuller welcomes Pierce Norton, incoming CEO of ONEOK, to the Energy Thinks Podcast. Tisha and Pierce discuss:
    · The role that asking questions plays in game-changing leadership;
    · How traditional oil and gas leaders can address climate and decarbonization within their companies;
    · The three workplace benefits of addressing climate issues;
    · The key ingredient that shapes company culture; and,
    · The positively infectious nature of inclusivity.
    Pierce Norton is the outgoing president and CEO of ONE Gas, Inc., a natural gas utility based in Tulsa, Oklahoma that offers distribution services in Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas. He served as the executive vice president and COO of ONEOK and ONEOK Partners before ONE Gas became a publicly traded company in January 2014. Before serving these roles, Pierce was president of then ONEOK Distribution Companies, which included Oklahoma Natural Gas, Kansas Gas Service, and Texas Gas Service, and served as the executive vice president of natural gas. In addition to previously serving at KN Energy and American Oil and Gas, he worked at Delhi Gas Pipeline where he started his career in 1982. Pierce serves on the boards the American Gas Association and the Tulsa Community College Foundation. Pierce received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa and graduated from Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.
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    Thanks to Lindsey Gage, Adán Rubio, and Michael Tanner who make the Energy Thinks podcast possible.

    [Interview recorded on June 3, 2021]

    • 27 min
    Innovation: The Secrets of the Problem Stage

    Innovation: The Secrets of the Problem Stage

    Guest host Anne Carto fills in for Tisha Schuller to welcome Andrea Passman on the Energy Thinks Podcast.

    Anne and Andrea discuss:

    · The role intrapreneurship plays in internal innovation
    · Five ways to build a culture of intrapreneurship within your company
    · How to balance cost and sustainable long-term value when pitching a business idea
    · Cultivating values that keep up with the expectations of our current moment
    · Recruiting the next generation of oil and gas leadership
    · Empowering high-potential women in the workplace
    Andrea Passman is the Chief Operating Officer at Caerus Oil and Gas, an investor in many conventional upstream oil and gas properties across western Colorado and eastern Utah. Before moving to her current leadership position in Colorado, she spent 6 years at CNX in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where she held numerous vice president roles until assuming the role of Sr. Vice President of Engineering and Operations. Prior to CNX, Andrea held senior leadership roles at Halliburton and Greenshale Energy. Andrea has an active civic life serving as a Colorado School of Mines President’s Council member and mentor, a University of Denver Crimson and Gold Society member, and a member of the Food Bank of the Rockies Operations Committee. Andrea holds an MBA from the University of Denver and a bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering from Colorado School of Mines. Additionally, she has pursued further studies as part of 1 year study programs at Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business and the Harvard Business School.

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    [Interview recorded on May 25, 2021]

    • 42 min
    Amy Harder’s Journalism Mission

    Amy Harder’s Journalism Mission

    Tisha Schuller welcomes Amy Harder to the Energy Thinks Podcast to discuss Amy’s new role with Breakthrough Energy Publishing after over a decade as a leading energy reporter.

    Tisha and Amy sit down to discuss:

    · The role journalism will play in the energy transition
    · The consequences of a K-shaped economic recovery
    · Identifying and lowering “green premiums” for clean energy
    · Addressing energy justice in reporting

    Amy Harder recently joined Breakthrough Energy as Vice President of Publishing to kick off a journalism initiative that will cover the opportunities and challenges of the energy transition. As a seasoned reporter on the energy beat, Amy has drawn a large following and is respected as a leading voice in energy journalism. She worked as a reporter for The Wall Street Journal before starting a regular energy column at Axios, Harder Line. A Pacific Northwest native, Amy holds a journalism degree from Western Washington University.

    Episode Resources
    · Axios. “To combat climate change, electric cars have to be cheaper”

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    Thanks to Lindsey Gage, Michael Tanner, and Scott Marshall who have made the Energy Thinks podcast possible.

    [Interview recorded on May 3, 2021]

    Honoring the past to build the energy future

    Honoring the past to build the energy future

    Tisha Schuller welcomes Matt Gallagher to the Energy Thinks Podcast to discuss Matt’s leadership vision for the oil and gas industry.

    Tisha and Matt sit down to discuss:


    · Gallagher’s proposed “Shale New Deal”
    · Three shortcomings the oil and gas industry must address
    · Gallagher’s new endeavor, Greenlake Energy Ventures
    · Testing professional and personal values after a turbulent 2020

    Matt is a third-generation oil man who was most recently President and CEO of Parsley Energy. After Pioneer Natural Resources bought Parsley Energy in 2020, Matt founded Greenlake Energy Ventures to invest in and develop reliable and affordable energy sources that also are sustainably operated. Matt serves on the Board of Directors for Pioneer Natural Resources and Chesapeake Energy Corporation. Matt holds a Petroleum Engineering degree from the Colorado School of Mines.

    Episode Resources
    · Wall Street Journal, “Young Shale CEO Asks Texas to Curb Oil Output as Coronavirus Cuts Prices. (https://www.wsj.com/articles/young-shale-ceo-asks-texas-to-curb-oil-output-as-coronavirus-cuts-prices-11586692837)”

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    [Interview recorded on April 21, 2021]

    • 48 min
    Hydrogen’s Promise

    Hydrogen’s Promise

    Tisha Schuller welcomes Kristine Wiley to the Energy Thinks Podcast to explain what the emergence of hydrogen means for the energy future, and why this technology is a promising opportunity for the oil and gas industry.

    Tisha and Kristine sit down to discuss:

    · The role of hydrogen in a low-carbon economy
    · How hydrogen fits in the existing natural gas value chain
    · What is most important to developing hydrogen’s potential
    · Overcoming the obstacles hydrogen presents
    · What a city powered by hydrogen would look like

    Kristine has spent the entirety of her career at the Gas Technology Institute (GTI) where she began as a scientist in 2002. Kristine was named Executive Director of GTI’s Hydrogen Technology Center in 2020 where she currently leads the Center’s efforts to develop public-private partnerships to leverage existing natural gas infrastructure to transition into a low-carbon future. She has extensive experience across GTI’s operations from methane detection, utility operations, and environmental compliance, to researching the future use of renewable natural gas (RNG) in current gas grids. Kristine holds an MBA from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago and a B.S. in Biological Sciences from the University of Chicago.

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    Follow all things Adamantine Energy at www.energythinks.com.

    Thanks to Lindsey Gage, Michael Tanner, and Scott Marshall who have made the Energy Thinks podcast possible.

    [Interview recorded on April 14, 2021]

    • 42 min
    Empowering Africa: Who Gets a Limited Climate Budget?

    Empowering Africa: Who Gets a Limited Climate Budget?

    Tisha Schuller welcomes

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

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21 Ratings

21 Ratings

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Fascinating and smart

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