Leadership

H.D. (Doug) Evans

H.D. (Doug) Evans

Chairman

Doug Evans, Chairman of Gulf, has more than 40 years of industry experience, 35 of which have been spent at Gulf. Doug's vast career at Gulf includes positions in project management, business development, company management and corporate leadership. Doug is the Immediate Past President of IPLOCA, as well as Chairman of the Scholarship Committee and a member of the New Technologies Committee. Doug is an active member of the Pipeliners Association of Houston, PLCA and PLCAC, and is on the Executive Committee and a past Chairman of the INGAA Foundation. Doug also serves on the Board of Directors at Crossroads School in Houston, Texas. Doug is a registered professional engineer in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Ontario.

Rick Barnard

Rick Barnard

President & CEO

As President & CEO, Rick Barnard decisively leads and manages the efforts of Gulf's Senior Management team using his extensive industry knowledge and experience at successful project completion. With more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas pipeline industry, Rick has successfully held positions as a Field Construction Engineer, Superintendent - Field Construction, Technical Operations Superintendent, Director of Engineering & Design, Project Manager, Vice President - Operations, and as Senior Vice President - Operations. Always focused on quality, Rick strives for operational excellence on all of Gulf's projects, anything less is unacceptable. Rick is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Project Management Institute, PLCA, IPLOCA, INGAA and the Pipeliners Association of Houston.

Bob Sprick

Bob Sprick

Senior Vice President – Gulf Interstate Field Services

Bob Sprick, Senior Vice President - Gulf Interstate Field Services, possess more than 30 dedicated years of experience in the oil and gas pipeline industry, 20 of which have been spent at Gulf. Bob's extensive career at Gulf has included a variety of positions from Engineer, to Project Manager to Vice President of Business Development to his current positions as Vice President of Gulf Interstate Field Services. Bob provides professional experience and guidance to Gulf's Field Services team, and is directly responsible for the operations and general management of this wholly owned subsidiary. He possesses a diverse and accomplished background in project management, marketing, planning, design, construction and in the operations of oil and gas pipelines and station facilities. This wide ranging industry experience is crucial to understanding client needs and expectations. Bob is an active member of PLCA, INGAA and the Pipeliners Association of Houston.