J. Michael Stice
Dean, Mewbourne College of Earth & Energy
Director since 2017
Mr. Stice is dean, Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy at the University of Oklahoma.
Mr. Stice began his career in 1981 with Conoco, as an associate engineer. He held engineering positions of increasing responsibility prior to being named plant manager of Louisiana Gas System Inc. in 1987. In 1991, Mr. Stice was named district manager for the Oklahoma district. He was appointed managing director of Conoco Australia Pty. Ltd. in 1995 and president, Conoco Asia Pacific Ltd. in 1997. Mr. Stice was promoted to president of Conoco Energy Solutions in 2001 and president of ConocoPhillips Qatar in 2003. In 2008, Mr. Stice was named president and chief operating officer of Chesapeake Midstream Development, L.P., a wholly owned subsidiary of Chesapeake Energy Corporation, and senior vice president of natural gas projects for Chesapeake. In 2008, he was named chief executive officer of Chesapeake Midstream Partners, L.P. Mr. Stice was designated a director of Chesapeake Midstream Partners, which changed its name to Access Midstream in 2012. He continued as chief executive officer until his retirement in 2015. Mr. Stice assumed his current position in August 2015.
Mr. Stice holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Oklahoma, a master’s degree in business from Stanford University, and a doctorate in education from The George Washington University.
Mr. Stice serves on the boards of directors of MPLX GP LLC, U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc. and Spartan Energy Acquisition Corp. He is a former director on the MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. board.