The Texas Pipeline Association (TPA) is the nation’s largest state trade association that solely represents the interests of the intrastate pipeline system. The association officially made the announcement last Friday during its annual meeting, which was held virtually.
“Shay’s more than 15 years of solid experience in industry and government affairs at the international, national, state and local levels are invaluable to the Texas Pipeline Association and its member companies,” said TPA Chairman, Thure Cannon. “There are many challenges ahead for the midstream industry, including continuing to provide grid reliability and building the necessary infrastructure that delivers essential hydrocarbons to Texas and the country.”
In his role at NuStar – a publicly traded limited partnership based in San Antonio and one of the nation’s largest independent liquids terminal and pipeline operators – Bluntzer was instrumental in building the company’s profile. company at the highest levels of government. He is also a member of the board of directors of NuStarPAC, a political action committee dedicated to advancing NuStar’s business goals.
Bluntzer serves on the board of the Energy Infrastructure Council, an organization dedicated to improving and strengthening America’s energy infrastructure. He also serves on the government relations committees of several leading national, state and local trade associations in the energy sector. Bluntzer previously served on the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio and is a dedicated volunteer and a strong supporter of United Way and Haven for Hope. He holds a degree in public administration from Texas State University.
“I am very pleased to continue to serve the Texas Pipeline Association in my role as president and look forward to working with all stakeholders to meet the energy needs of Texas and the nation,” Bluntzer said.
Read the article online at: https://www.worldpipelines.com/business-news/18012022/shay-bluntzer-re-elected-chairman-of-the-texas-pipeline-association/
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