Arthur G. (Randy) Randol III, Ph.D., worked for Exxon and ExxonMobil for 25 years. Randy was a major contributor to the National Coal Council March 2006 study “Coal: America’s Energy Future”, the Southern States Energy Board July 2006 study “American Energy Security” study, the Business Roundtable June 2007 study “More Diverse, More Domestic, More Efficient: A Vision for America’s Energy Future” study and the Business Roundtable June 2009 study “The Balancing Act: Climate Change, Energy Security and the U.S. Economy”. His contributions to the studies included coal conversion technologies (Coal-to-Liquids, Coal-to-Gas), natural gas, carbon capture and storage, carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery, federal and state policy incentives and economic modeling analysis.
Prior to his retirement from ExxonMobil in December 2003, Randol was the senior environmental advisor in Exxon Mobil Corporation’s Washington office. His responsibilities included all environmental issues pending before the United States Congress and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. In addition, Randy had responsibilities for issues related to ExxonMobil Chemical Company and ExxonMobil’s two research companies. His portfolio included energy issues (CO2 constraints, combined heat and power, natural gas, hydrogen, and hydraulic fracturing), environmental policy issues (National Ambient Air Quality Standards (PM, Ozone), New Source Review, mercury, multi-pollutants, Houston SIP) and science issues (NAAQS PM 2.5, Health Effects).
Before returning to Washington in 1997, Randol was manager, Public Affairs, of the Houston-based Exxon Chemical Company, which has major operations in North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East. He joined Exxon Corporation in 1979 as representative for Nuclear Affairs in Washington, DC. He also had assignments in Exxon Company USA and Exxon Pipeline Company (Manager, Business Development). Prior to joining Exxon, Dr. Randol was vice president, Technical Affairs, for the American Nuclear Energy Council (predecessor to the Nuclear Energy Institute); Manager, Nuclear Fuel, Potomac Electric Power Company; and Senior Nuclear Fuel Engineer for Nuclear Fuel Services (Getty Oil Company). Randy received degrees from the University of Notre Dame (BSME-Nuclear Option) and the University of Florida (MSE, PhD in Nuclear Engineering).
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