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Blogger Conference Call: "Chevron Exploration in the Gulf of Mexico"

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 20, 2009

Last week, I had the pleasure of hosting 15 bloggers on a conference call about the challenges of deepwater exploration and the impact of these projects on the U.S. economy.

The conversation featured Robert N. (Bobby) Ryan, Jr., vice president of global exploration for Chevron Global Upstream & Gas and also included API Chief Economist John Felmy and API Federal Relations Director Mark Kibbe.

Bloggers who participated in the call include:

For more information, I encourage you to listen to the audio recording of the call using the player below. You can also click here to read the full transcript.

And to learn more about Chevron's "Blind Faith" and "Tahiti" projects in the Gulf of Mexico, click on the links below:


Jane Van Ryan was formerly senior communications manager and new media advisor at the American Petroleum Institute (API), where she wrote blog posts and produced podcasts and videos. Before coming to API, Jane managed communications for a large science and engineering corporation, and for a top-tier research and engineering university. A few years ago, you might have seen her in your living room when she delivered the news on television. Jane officially retired from API in 2011 and now freelances as an independent communications consultant when not gardening at her farm in Virginia.