New project leader named at Williams

Williams in Tulsa has named a new leader of its projects across the company’s 24-state footprint.

Chad Teply has been appointed senior vice president of Project Execution, taking over guidance of project management, construction, environmental, regulatory and permitting, facilities and land management.

Teply is new to Williams and succeeds John Poarch who left the company in February 2020.

“Executing our projects well is incredibly important as the U.S. looks to Williams to build the critical natural gas infrastructure that fuels our daily lives,” said Micheal Dunn, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Williams. “Chad has a proven track record of executive leadership and successfully delivering billions of dollars of energy infrastructure projects. He brings a valuable mix of experience to our Project Execution team, and I know he will continue to build on our strong reputation of operational excellence.”

Teply most recently served as senior vice president of Business Policy and Development for PacifiCorp, a Berkshire Hathaway Energy company. During his tenure, he was responsible for PacifiCorp’s major construction activities for both generation and transmission. He also supported the company’s integrated resource planning, state and federal regulatory agency interactions, emerging technology deployment initiatives, and community outreach activities.

Teply has been in the energy industry since receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering in 1993 from South Dakota State University.

Source: Business Wire