James E. Powell


Industry Experience

  • Experience leading a fast-pace, high-growth, customer-oriented midstream company.
  • Experienced in development and implementation of business-wide strategies that result in significant improvement in performance.
  • Leadership, communication and diversity of operations/project management experience/capability.
  • Experience with mergers and acquisitions including financial analysis and asset integration.


Kinder Morgan, Inc.

  • Vice President, Projects & Engineering – Liquid Pipelines
  • Vice President, Operations – Liquid Pipelines

Hiland Partners, LP

  • Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

BP — Global Projects Organization – E&P

  • Project General Manager – West End Development
  • Project General Manager – Khazzan 
  • Project General Manager – Brazil Biofuels


B.S. in Industrial Engineering
Oklahoma State University, 1985