PA Grade Crude Development Advisory Council Members

The council shall consist of seventeen members:

The Secretary of Community and Economic Development or the secretary's designee.

Secretary Dennis Davin – The Secretary of Community and Economic Development

The Secretary of Environmental Protection or the secretary's designee.

Secretary Patrick McDonnell – The Secretary of Environmental Protection

One member of the Senate appointed by the President pro tempore of the Senate.

Senator Scott Hutchinson – GOP Senate

One member of the Senate appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate.

Senator Carolyn Comitta

One member of the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives.

Representative Martin Causer – Member of the House of Representatives

One member of the House of Representatives appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives.

Representative Ryan Bizzarro

Two representatives of the Pennsylvania Independent Petroleum Producers.

Mark Cline – Pennsylvania Independent Petroleum Producers

David Hill – Pennsylvania Independent Petroleum Producers

Two representatives of the Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association.

David Ochs – Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association

Burt Waite – Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association

Two representatives of the Pennsylvania Grade Crude Oil Coalition.

Joseph Thompson – Pennsylvania Grade Crude Oil Coalition

Arthur Stewart – Pennsylvania Grade Crude Oil Coalition

Two representatives of refineries of Pennsylvania grade crude oil.

Nick Andreychek – Ergon Refinery

Bill Murray – American Refining Group

One representative of a nonprofit corporation, which has the purpose of promoting the history and economic benefits of the conventional oil and gas industry in this Commonwealth.

John R. Phillips – President & CEO of the Oil Region Alliance of Business, Industry and Tourism (ORA)

One representative of academia who is a geologist with an expertise in petroleum geology.

Dr. Terry Engelder – PSU Professor of Geosciences

One representative of academia who is a hydrologist.

Dr. Richard Parizek – PSU Professor Emeritus Hydrology

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