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Steve Stark

Stark & Associates, Inc.

Steve Stark is an independent advisor, consultant, coach, and teacher with decades of experience measuring natural gas, crude oil, and hydrocarbon liquids. Before forming Stark & Associates, Inc. in 1997, he was Manager of Measurement Technology with Williams Midstream having previously managed the Williams Natural Gas Co. measurement department. In the 1980s Steve worked for Phillips Petroleum Company with the Fluid Measurement Group in Bartlesville. Earlier, he was a field measurement technician with Transok Pipeline Company in southwestern Oklahoma and before that he worked as tool and gun rigger with Jetco, Inc., a perforating and logging company in Oklahoma City.

Steve has served on AGA, API, and GPA standards committees and was directly involved in developing many measurement standards in use today. He also chaired activities of the Southern Gas Association and Gas Research Institute, and served on the Board of Trustees, Executive Committee and General Committee of the International School of Hydrocarbon Measurement (ISHM). In 1997, he founded and was first Chairman of the ISHM Scholarship Fund which today awards thousands of dollars each year to deserving college students throughout the United States.

He earned the American Gas Association Award of Merit in October 2006, the 2011 Laurence Reid Award for outstanding contributions to hydrocarbon measurement and control, and the American Petroleum Institute 35 year Service Award in 2016. In 2013, Steve was honored with Emeritus Membership to the API Committee on Petroleum Measurement and he currently enjoys ex-Officio status with the American Gas Association. He holds several U.S. patents all relating to flow measurement and works regularly on new ideas.

Steve Stark has worked with CEESI for more than thirty-five years in developing innovative methods, new technologies, solving problems, holding seminars, and teaching classes. He continues to run Stark & Associates, Inc. and serve as a principal advisor to CEESI.


Professional Societies

American Petroleum Institute (API)
American Gas Association (AGA)
International School of Hydrocarbon Measurement (ISHM)

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