The Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) has announced that Julia Jones has joined the organization as vice president of environment.
“Julia’s experience in the upstream and midstream space make her a perfect fit for this position and we are excited to welcome her to the team.” said Amy Andryszak, president and CEO of INGAA and the INGAA Foundation. “Her extensive legal background and previous work leading regulatory and environmental compliance for a large energy company will be valuable to our membership as they work to meet the climate commitments the industry outlined earlier this year. I look forward to working with Julia as we navigate the development of new environmental rules and regulations impacting our industry.”
Jones served as chief legal officer and cofounder of Swift Operating Partners in Denver, Colorado. Prior to this position, Jones was senior counsel – HSE Regional Lead for Anadarko Petroleum Corp., and subsequently Occidental Petroleum Corp. following its acquisition in 2019, for eight years. In this role she led regulatory and environmental compliance for onshore upstream and midstream assets, and provided subject matter expertise on federal environmental laws, including their corresponding implementing regulations.
“I am grateful for the opportunity to join INGAA and serve as the new Vice President of Environment,” Jones said. “I look forward to working on behalf of the organization’s membership to ensure policymakers and regulators understand the significant work our industry is undertaking to modernize our nation’s infrastructure to continue reducing emissions and deliver affordable, clean energy safely and reliably.”
Additionally, Jones served as a policy advisor in the U.S. Department of Interior, a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice, and worked in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. She received her J.D. and M.S. in Environmental Science from Indiana University. Ms. Jones also holds a bachelor’s degree from Earlham College. In 2019, she was a Top Women in Energy Award recipient by the Denver Business Journal.
INGAA represents the U.S. natural gas pipeline industry. INGAA’s members deliver clean, abundant, affordable natural gas throughout North America and operate approximately 200,000 miles of pipelines that serve as an indispensable link between natural gas producers and consumers.Tags: INGAA, INGAA Foundation