Tom Smith has 38 years of experience in the energy business with Amoco, BP and Continental. He has held management positions over contracts, transportation and storage optimization, marketing, physical and financial trading, and business development. He has experience marketing and trading natural gas, NGL’s, power and LNG. He was the COO and then President of the Midwest Region for BP. Most recently, he was Vice President of Natural Gas Marketing for Continental Resources. During his tenure, Tom led Continental by instating an energy risk management system and led them from marketing at the wellhead to selling at the burner-tip. He led the Continental team in the Wildcat project, a 400 MMcfd wet line from the SCOOP and STACK production areas in NW Oklahoma to the Tolar Hub near Dallas / Fort Worth.