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Scott Neil, DCP Midstream

Scott Neil, Senior Director of Engineering, DCP Midstream, is a proud Colorado State University graduate of the Class of 1980 in Mechanical Engineering with concentrations in Energy and Mechanics.  He began his career with Phillips Petroleum in Oklahoma City and trained as a Petroleum Engineer gaining professional registration in Oklahoma as a Petroleum Engineer.  During his career he shifted to the natural gas gathering, processing and marketing arm of Phillips (GPM) holding the positions of Asset Engineer with increasing levels of authority at 13 different plants and gathering systems, gas transmission pipelines and NGL pipelines across Oklahoma and Texas.  Following the merger between GPM and Duke Energy in 2000 forming DCP, he remained with the new organization leading the Houston regional Project Management group, and developing incoming Engineers.  Moving back to Denver in 2009, Scott became the company’s Project Development Director preparing initial designs, cost estimates and integration plans for the company’s large scale growth projects from Texas to Colorado to Maine and the Offshore Gulf of Mexico.  This past summer Scott was promoted to Sr. Director of Engineering leading 30 Engineers and 15 Automation Control Specialists executing the $10 Million to $1.2 Billion projects, totaling $4 Billion over the next 3 years.