Katie Mehnert, center, and her daughter pose with members of the Energy Subcommittee of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. Photo courtesy of Katie Mehnert

Pink Petro Founder & CEO Tells Congress the Future of Energy is All-Inclusive

Five short years after its founding, the origins of Pink Petro have become part of oil and gas folklore. At the time, then 40-year-old founder & CEO Katie Mehnert was working in HSE at BP. While flying back to her home in Houston from a business trip to London, she…

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Rebecca Ponton has been a journalist for 25+ years and is also a petroleum landman. Her book, Breaking the GAS Ceiling: Women in the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry (Modern History Press), was released in May 2019. For more info, go to www.breakingthegasceiling.com.

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