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Robert S. Purgason


OkChE Advisory Board Chair

Chief Operating Officer

Chesapeake Midstream Partners, L.L.C


Robert S. Purgason serves as the Chief Operating Officer for Chesapeake Midstream Partners, L.L.C. (CMP), the newly formed 50-50 partnership between Global Infrastructure Partners, L.P., and Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) that purchased and operated Chesapeake’s Barnett, Permian and Mid-Continent gas gathering and treating assets.  In this role, Bob is responsible for all asset operations and commercial activities within CMP, including primary oversight and coordination with CHK for CMP’s operations.

Bob graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from The University of Oklahoma and is a recognized industry leader.  He has served on the Board of Directors of the Texas Pipeline Association, the Gas Processors Association, the Board of Visitors Dean’s Advisory Council for the College of Engineering at The University of Oklahoma, the Advisory Board for the Chemical, Biological & Materials Engineering School at The University of Oklahoma and has authored numerous technical and marketing papers.