These speakers presented at a sold-out Utica Midstream on June 10.

Presenting Speaker:
John T. Henning, PE

John T. Henning, PE

Associate, Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Dawood Engineering Inc.

BIO: John is an Associate with Dawood Engineering and is the firm’s Senior Geotechnical Engineer. He has extensive experience providing geotechnical analysis for land development, transportation, and Oil & Gas projects within the complex geologic setting throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Mr. Henning has provided pipeline routing hazard analysis, HDD design recommendations, emergency slip remediation design, and on-site construction recommendations for pipeline projects throughout the Marcellus-Utica region. His pipeline experience includes large diameter transmission projects and small-diameter gathering systems. He has been published by the American Society of Civil Engineers and presented at the ASCE Shale Energy Engineering Conference in 2014 on the unique surficial geotechnical characteristics of the Marcellus and Utica Region on Oil & Gas developments within the Plays.
Brent Breon

Brent Breon

Vice President of Business Development, Caiman Energy II and Blue Racer Midstream

BIO: Brent currently serves as the Vice President of Business Development for Caiman Energy II and Blue Racer Midstream. In his current position, he is focused on developing gas gathering, processing, and fractionation opportunities in Ohio and Pennsylvania in the Utica Shale.

Prior to joining Caiman in 2011, Brent worked for 14 years at Dominion Resources in various Operations, Engineer, and Business Development roles. Most recently, Brent was responsible for system planning as well as business development from local production enhancement, non-traditional services, and industrial customers.

Brent graduated from The University of Akron with a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters degree in Business Administration. Brent is also a certified Six Sigma process improvement Black Belt.

Brent is an Ohio Oil and Gas Association (OOGA) Board of Trustees member.

Kristopher Evanto

Kristopher Evanto

Manager of Development, Utica for Williams

BIO: Mr. Evanto oversees ROW, Route Development, Survey, Project Management, Engineering, and Construction functions for the company. He most recently was Manager of Engineering in the Marcellus South for Access Midstream. He also was employed by Power Gas Marketing & Transmission, EQT, and Talisman Energy in various positions including engineering, operations, construction, and project management. He graduated from West Virginia University with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering in 1999 and from Duquesne University with an MBA in 2009.
Nick P. Homan

Nick P. Homan

Commercial Development Manager at Marathon Pipe Line LLC

BIO: Mr. Homan graduated from The University of Toledo with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering in 1998 and a master of business adminstration degree from Bowling Green State University in 2003. He joined Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) in 2004 as a pipeline engineer in Findlay, Ohio. Throughout his career at MPC, Mr. Homan has held various engineering, operations, and commercial leadership positions in the marketing and transportation engineering, pipeline, and terminal organizations.

In March 2013, Mr. Homan assumed his current position as commercial development manager for Marathon Pipe Line LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Marathon Petroleum Corporation. In his current role, he manages commercial growth opportunities for Marathon Pipe Line LLC and MPLX LP. Mr. Homan is a registered professional engineer in the state of Ohio.

Anne Moore

Anne Moore

Director of Business for Spectra Energy

BIO: Anne is currently focused on the NEXUS project. She is responsible for the commercial execution of the project, including coordination of all partnership and project activities.
Moore most recently served as director of business development for Ozark Gas Transmission (Ozark) and Big Sandy Pipeline (Big Sandy) for Spectra Energy’s U.S. transmission business where she was responsible for all marketing, commercial account management and business development activities for Ozark and Big Sandy, a role she assumed in 2012.

Moore joined the company in 2002 and has served in leadership roles of increasing responsibility in compliance, operations, marketing and business development. She has extensive experience in contract negotiations, customer service, pipeline systems and services and compliance.

Moore earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from The University of Texas in Austin. She is a certified public accountant.

Frank Nieto

Frank Nieto

Senior Editor, Midstream Business, a Hart Energy publication

BIO: Frank Nieto is Senior Editor of Hart Energy’s MIDSTREAM BUSINESS magazine. Prior to joining Hart Energy in 2007, Nieto spent eight years in the publishing and communications industry, including serving as editor of MDSI’s Major Account News and Daily-E News, features editor of Repertoire magazine, columnist for The Journal of Healthcare Contracting and public relations coordinator for the Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association. He has also covered the energy, legislative and automotive sectors for various Hart Energy’s publications. Nieto graduated from The Pennsylvania State University’s College of Communications.

Kyle Quillen

Kyle Quillen

Chief Technical Officer, Agile Networks

BIO: Kyle Quillen is one of the founders of Agile Networks and currently serves as the Chief Technical Officer. He is a nationally recognized leader in the designing, engineering and deployment of data infrastructure aimed at economic development and reducing costs for government and business entities. He has led various organizations to create vision and execute the deployment of data networks and other communication assets. Using his extensive knowledge and involvement in broadband development, Quillen has been instrumental in delivering connectivity solutions to remote locations which has allowed Agile Networks to transform telecommunications in the oil and gas industry.

Kelly R. Tipton

Kelly R. Tipton

Senior Commercial Representative, Ohio River Valley

BIO: Kelly joined EnLink’s predecessor company in March 2013 shortly after the company acquired midstream assets in the Ohio River Valley region. In his current role, he is in charge of purchasing crude and condensate supply and managing logistics from lease origination to delivery point.

Previously, Mr. Tipton was a Senior Consultant in the Advisory Practice at Deloitte & Touche, where he specialized in the valuation and analysis of commodity transactions and contracts for clients in the energy and resources sector.

Mr. Tipton is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Master of Accounting and Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting from Texas Christian University.