Andrew O. Parker
EVP – Hydrocabons and Sustainability
Andrew Parker currently serves as the Executive Vice President of Hydrocarbons and Sustainability for SPL, a leading provider of testing, inspection, and certification services for the energy industry located in Houston, Texas, USA. Andrew earned a B.A. in Geology with Honors from the University of Colorado-Boulder. He then continued his education at Texas A&M University earning a Ph.D. in Oceanography, where he studied Earth’s carbon cycle and it’s role in paleoclimatic changes. Since his entry into the energy industry, Andrew has worked directly with state and federal rule making bodies to draft several protocols related to the sampling and analysis of crude oil for use in emissions inventories. He has published several technical papers on this topic. At SPL, Andrew and his team have been working to develop carbon-accounting certification programs for companies to more efficiently monetize their ESG efforts in the form of carbon credits, low-carbon LNG, and beyond. Andrew is an active industry volunteer with several industry organizations. He is currently the chair for Gas Processors Association’s GHG Measurement and Abatement Committee, and sits on the American Petroleum Institute’s ESG Reporting Subcommittee.