2018 Asgmt Keynote Speaker

American School of Gas Measurement Technology is pleased to announce that its September 17-20 school Keynote Speaker will be Joe Bob Perkins. Mr. Perkins, a founder of Targa Resources, has served as Chief Executive Officer and director of Targa Resources Corp. and the General Partner of Targa Resources Partners since January 1, 2012.

Joe Bob Perkins, Chief Executive Officer of Targa Resources

Joe Bob Perkins, a founder of Targa Resources, has served as Chief Executive Officer and director of Targa Resources Corp. and the General Partner of Targa Resources Partners since January 1, 2012.

Mr. Perkins previously served as President of all Targa Resources companies between the dates of their formation in 2004-2006 and December 31, 2011.

Mr. Perkins served as President and Chief Operating Officer for the Wholesale Businesses, Wholesale Group and Power Generation Group of Reliant Resources, Inc. and its parent/predecessor companies, from 1998 to 2002 and Vice President Corporate Planning and Development of Houston Industries from 1996 to 1998.

He served as Vice President Business Development of Coral Energy Resources from 1995 to 1996 and as Director of Business Development of Tejas Gas from 1994 to 1995. Prior to 1994, Mr. Perkins held various positions with the consulting firm of McKinsey & Company and with Mesa Petroleum.

Mr. Perkins graduated with honors from Texas A&M University and from Harvard Business School.  He and Jeanne, his wife of thirty-four years, have three grown sons.