Technology Policy Committee

The Technology Policy Committee (TPC) focuses on government policies related to the development, application and management of technologies supporting Outer Continental Shelf exploration and production operations. It is the mission of the committee to keep NOIA members informed of new legislative and regulatory actions which may impact technology development and to influence government authorities to accommodate industry's technology and operational requirements.


Executive Committee Liaison
Peter A. Atkinson
President & CFO
Global Industries, Ltd.


Thomas Chance
President & CEO
C&C Technologies

NOIA Staff Liaison

Emily Toner
Assistant to the President
Washington, DC


Committee Members

Peter Bale
Business Development
Insitu, Inc.


James D. Litton
Litton Consulting Group

Kim M. Bates
Vice President, Americas Region
ExxonMobil Exploration Company


Jennifer Medcalf
Vice President, Marketing
Broadpoint, Inc.

Jim D. Cain


William C. New
New Industries

Kerry Campbell
Deepwater Manager
Fugro, Inc.


Doug Pferdehirt
President, Reservoir Production Group

Brady L. Como
Executive Vice President
Delmar Systems, Inc.


Doug Polk
Vice President, Industry Affairs
Vallourec & Mannesmann Tubes

Karen El-Tawil
Vice President, North and South America Sales
TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company


Greg Rhodes
Upstream Business Development
Mustang Engineering, LP

George Foster
Foster Marketing Communications



Louis Schneider
Geophysical Operations
Edison Chouest Offshore

Will Franklin
Managing Director
Lime Rock Partners



Art J. Schroeder, Jr.
Energy Valley, Inc.

Hank Hamilton, III
TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company



Richard J. Williams
Senior Vice President
Fugro Chance Inc.

Marc A. Lawrence
Senior Vice President
Fairfield Industries, Inc.


Joe Wilson
Senior Vice President, Marketing
NATCO Group, Inc.

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