Join host Mark Stansberry for conversations with leaders in the energy industry!
06 José Beceiro
José Beceiro is the founder and CEO of Beceiro Strategies. He has worked in the cleantech and high-tech industries for 15 years. His background and areas of expertise include clean energy project development, site selection, university research collaboration, economic development strategy, and corporate business development. As a fundraiser, José has raised over 1 million dollars per year in corporate support for university programs. As an economic developer, he helped grow Austin’s cleantech industry to over 250 companies and 20,000 jobs.
José serves as the Senior Director of the Global Energy 2.0 initiative for the Greater Houston Partnership.
View José's full bio on his website: https://www.beceirostrategies.com/about-jos-2
Listen to Mark's previous interview with José back in February 2012: https://soundcloud.com/theweeklyroundtable/weekly-roundtable-jose-beceiro
05 Ambassador Robert Jordan
Robert W. Jordan is Diplomat in Residence and adjunct professor of political science in the John G. Tower Center for Political Studies at Southern Methodist University. He served as the U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia from 2002 to 2003 and as partner in the international law firm Baker Botts L.L.P. for many years where he headed the Middle East practice in Dubai.
View Ambassador Jordan's website: https://www.ambassadorjordan.com/
Read about Ambassador Jordan's book, "Desert Diplomat: Inside Saudi Arabia Following 9/11" :https://www.amazon.com/Desert-Diplomat-Inside-Arabia-Following/dp/1612346707/
04 Q&A Part 1
Mark answers some questions from listeners.
03 Dewey F. Bartlett Jr.
Dewey F. Bartlett Jr. is the President of Keener Oil and served as the 39th Mayor of Tulsa, OK. Bartlett graduated from Regis College in Denver with a degree in Accounting. Afterwards, he obtained an MBA in Finance from SMU in Dallas.
From 1990 to 1994 Bartlett was a City Councillor for the city of Tulsa. In 2009, Bartlett ran for mayor and beat Democrat Tom Adelson. He assumed office on December 7th of 2009. Bartlett served a second term until 2016. During that time he was a champion for government reform, supported city-wide initiatives for education as well as promoted small businesses through economic development throughout Tulsa.
Bartlett’s father, Dewey F. Bartlett Senior served as governor of Oklahoma from 1967 to 1971. He later represented Oklahoma as a United States Senator from 1973 to 1979. His mother, Ann Bartlett, was First Lady of Oklahoma.
Dewey F. Bartlett Jr. is currently the President of Keener Oil and Gas Company. Bartlett’s grandfather D. A. Bartlett started the company and brought operations to Tulsa in the early 1900s. Through generations of the Bartlett family, Keener has remained a leader in the oil and gas industry of Tulsa.
Bartlett Jr. has also served as the chairman of the Oklahoma Energy Resource Board, the Independent Petroleum Association of America, Tulsa Community College Foundation, the National Stripper Well Association, Tulsa Airport Authority, The American Red Cross, the Grand River Dam Authority and has served on the board of the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority.
Dewey's website: https://www.deweybartlett.com/
02 Rebecca Ponton
Rebecca Ponton is a career journalist. Her work has always focused on women and their achievements. She lived abroad for 14 years and, while most of that time was spent in the Middle East, in the United Arab Emirates (both Dubai and Abu Dhabi), she also lived briefly in Azerbaijan, where she worked for the UN in a freelance capacity, and wrote two booklets about the UN's work there, and then lived in Kazakhstan for a short time. In 2011, she became a petroleum landman, working mainly in the Eagle Ford Shale in Texas. She combined her interest in the energy industry with her love of writing and in 2019, her first book, Breaking the GAS Ceiling: Women in the Offshore Oil & Gas Industry, was published by Modern History Press. She has been an energy contributor to Forbes.com and currently is the editor-in-chief of Oilwoman Magazine.
Order the book Breaking the Gas Ceiling: https://www.amazon.com/Breaking-Gas-Ceiling-Offshore-Industry/dp/1615994432/
Rebecca's writing for Oilwoman Magazine: https://oilwomanmagazine.com/author/rebecca-ponton/
Rebecca's writing at Forbes.com: https://www.forbes.com/sites/rebeccaponton/
Rebecca on Twitter: https://twitter.com/breakgasceiling
Rebecca's email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Mark Stansberry kicks off the National Energy Podcast! Check out what to expect as Mark talks to leaders in the energy business.