Technical Program Speakers
Stephen Sims is the President of NGTS North America with the objective of introducing the Russian research developed Methaforming catalyst and process to the international market.
Stephen’s career has been with major international oil companies in technical, operations, strategy and business development. He began with ExxonMobil and retired from ConocoPhillips in 2009 where in his last assignment, he led the formation of an $8 billion refining JV.
He is also an independent energy consultant including several projects for the World Bank. He continues his role as a volunteer Energy Mentor at the Houston Technology Center helping startup companies that are targeting the energy industry for commercialization.
Stephen holds an MBA from the University of Houston and BS and MS in chemical engineering from Virginia Tech and post graduate studies in intellectual property law.