John Mingé, Chairman and President of BP America Inc., is responsible for providing leadership and oversight to BP’s U.S. businesses, which are involved in oil and gas exploration and production, refining, chemicals, supply and trading, pipeline operations, shipping and alternative energy. Previously, John was the Regional President of BP Exploration, Inc., responsible for BP’s oil and gas exploration, development and production activities in Alaska.
During his 32-year career, John has held various executive and engineering posts around the globe serving as President of BP Indonesia, as Head of BP’s Asia Pacific Unit, and as President of exploration and production for Vietnam and China.
John started his BP career in the Gulf of Mexico as a drilling engineer. He holds a BS in mechanical engineering from Washington State University and now serves on their Board of Governors, and on the College of Engineering and Architecture Executive Leadership Board.
John is a member of the API Board and Executive Committee, the National Petroleum Council and Director of the National Association of Manufacturers.