Scalise received a briefing about BP’s trading operations from executives including John Mingé, chairman and president of BP America, and Orlando Alvarez, regional business leader for BP’s North America gas and power business.
BP is the No. 1 marketer of natural gas in North America, selling enough to meet the average daily needs of every home and commercial building in the United States. In an average year, BP’s marketing and trading team completes around 1.2 million transactions in the U.S. and serves about 3,500 customers across North America. The company’s two major U.S. trading hubs are in Houston and Chicago.