Mr. Cargile will discuss the importance of GIS technology and provide examples of how DCP Midstream is utilizing geospatial data across the enterprise, not just for regulatory compliance.
Richard Cargile is the president of the southern business unit for DCP Midstream, LLC, one of the nation's largest natural gas gatherers and processors, the largest natural gas liquids (NGLs) producer and one of the largest NGL marketers in the U.S. His responsibilities include executive management of commercial and operations of DCP’s assets in the west and east regions. Additionally, he is responsible for corporate engineering, technical services, measurement and reliability.
Richard joined Phillips Petroleum Company (PPCo) in 1982 as a project development engineer in Oklahoma City, Okla. He worked in various capacities in the gas and gas liquids group of PPCo (Phillips 66 Natural Gas Company and GPM Gas Corporation) including positions in gas supply, planning and development, and gas marketing. He was named vice president of East Permian Commercial in 2000 when GPM merged with DCP Midstream, LLC. In 2003, Richard rose to Southern Division Vice President where he was responsible for DCP’s Permian and Gulf Coast business units and appointed to DCP’s Executive Committee. In 2007 he was promoted to Group Vice President of commercial and business development, in 2008 he was named Group Vice President of EHS, operations, and technical services, and in 2009 appointed to his existing position.
The Memphis, Tenn., native earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Christian Brothers University. He also completed the Executive Program at the University of Houston where he received his master’s in business administration, and has completed the Harvard University Advanced Management Program.
He served as a member of the advisory board of the Institute of Gas Technology in Chicago in 1986, president of the Natural Gas Society of the Permian Basin in 2001, New Mexico Oil & Gas board director in 2007, and Gas Processors Association Executive & Finance Committees and Board in 2009.
Richard was born in 1959. He and his wife, Maria, have a son and two daughters.
DCP Midstream, LLC, headquartered in Denver, Colorado, leads the midstream segment as one of the nation's top three largest natural gas gatherers and processors, and the largest natural gas liquids producer and marketer in the U.S. DCP Midstream operates in 17 states across eight producing regions. DCP Midstream is a 50:50 joint venture between Spectra Energy and ConocoPhillips. The Company owns the general partner of DCP Midstream Partners, LP, a master limited partnership, and manages and operates its assets in Colorado, Louisiana, Michigan, Oklahoma, Texas, Wyoming and the northeast U.S.