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The Visiting Committee of the BEG provides vital counsel and advice to the Director and staff of the Bureau with regard to research programs, research opportunities, strategic directions, and other significant issues. Members of the Visiting Committee include:


Mr. Bud Scherr, Chair (since August 2011)
Chief Executive Officer
Valence Operating Company

Mr. Scott Anderson
Senior Natural Gas Policy Advisor
US Climate and Energy Progam
Environmental Defense Fund

Ms. Annell R. Bay
Non-executive Director
Apache Corporation

Mr. Bud Brigham
Chief Executive Officer
Anthem Ventures

Mr. Tim Brittan
Infinity Oil & Gas, Inc.

Chairman Christi Craddick
Railroad Commission of Texas


Mr. James (Jim) W. Farnsworth
Chief Exploration Officer
Cobalt International Energy, LP

Mr. John Gibson
Chief Executive Officer
Tervita Corporation

Mr. Dale Kohler
Critical Infrastructure Liaison
Office of the Executive Director
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Mr. C. Michael (Mike) Ming
General Manager, Oil & Gas Technology Center
GE Global Research

Chairman Carlos Rubinstein
Texas Water Development Board

Dr. Charles (Chuck) R. Williamson
Weyerhaeuser Co. and Talisman Energy

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