Session 2: Industry Perspective

Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 12:45pm-3:15pm CDT

Session Chair: Walker Garrison, Valero

An examination of the hurdles and opportunities for water reuse and conservation in industrial sites and to the role of other factors such as scarcity, regulation, and corporate sustainability issues in these decisions.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Travis Capps, Valero
  • Carson Barry, New Page: Water Use and Reuse in an Integrated Paper Mill
  • Gena Leathers, DOW: Dow:  ”Follow the Water – Chemical Manufacturing Recycle/Reuse Opportunities and Solutions” 
  • Robin Jenkins, DuPont: DuPont Sustainable Water Use Solutions
  • Jim Myers, Chevron: Water Reuse in the Petroleum Industry

Travis Capps

Travis Capps is Vice President of Energy and Gases, Valero Energy Corporation. He received his Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree from Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama in 1994 and his Masters of Business Administration from The University of Texas in San Antonio, Texas in 2003.