Houston on Board "Brain Date" with Laura Sugg
Murphy Oil Corporation
Denbury Resources Inc.,
Williams Partners GP LLC
Laura A. Sugg served as a General Manager of E&P Human Resources from October 2003 to July 2005. Ms. Sugg is an Independent Consultant and has more than 29 years of energy experience in areas including exploration and production and midstream gathering and processing. She served as General Manager of Midstream and is responsible for the natural gas gathering, processing and fractionation business in the United States, Canada and Trinidad from September 2002 to October 2003. She is a retired Energy Sector Executive experienced in natural gas and oil, liquefied natural gas, coal bed methane, and human resources. She began her career with Sohio Petroleum in 1983 and joined Phillips Petroleum in 1986, serving in various engineering, planning, finance and business development capacities culminating in Vice President of Worldwide Gas from August 2000 to August 2002. From 2000 to 2002, she served as Vice President of Worldwide Gas for Phillips. She also led merger integration teams during 2002. She served the ConocoPhillips companies for more than 20 years (until her retirement in February 2007), as President, Australasia Division from July 2005 to February 2007, responsible for the onshore and offshore exploration and production businesses for Australia and East Timor. She served as Senior Executive of ConocoPhillips, serving over 20 years in diverse roles of increasing responsibility, last serving as President of the Australasia Division. She served as General Manager of Midstream Gathering & Processing at ConocoPhillips, where she was responsible for profit and loss, health, safety and environment, and operations for its gas gathering, processing, and fractionation business in the U.S., Canada, and Trinidad. She has been an Independent Director of The Williams Companies, Inc. since November 2010 and Denbury Resources Inc. since January 6, 2012. She has been a Director of Murphy Oil Corporation since February 9, 2015 and Williams Partners GP LLC since January 17, 2014. She served as a Director of Williams Partners L.P. She served as a Director of Mariner Energy, Inc. since November 2009. She served as a Director of Williams Partners GP LLC from December 2011 to May 24, 2012, the General Partner of Williams Partners L.P. since December 2011. She served as a Director of Huber Energy LLC from August 2008 to March 2010, and served as the board's reserves audit and compensation lead director. She is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and the Oklahoma State University Engineering Advisory Board.