Don Baldridge is president of commercial for DCP Midstream. He is responsible for all commercial activity for gathering and processing and natural gas liquids (NGL) logistics, as well as origination, business development, optimization, contract administration, gas control, and marketing and trading.
Previously, Don was president of the marketing and logistics business unit for DCP Midstream, responsible for NGLs and natural gas pipeline and storage assets, as well as marketing and trading activities. Prior to that, he was vice president of business development of DCP Midstream, responsible for business development and corporate development activities coordinated with DCP Midstream Partners.
Don began his career with the company in 2005 as director of corporate development managing acquisition evaluation and negotiations for multiple midstream acquisition opportunities. He has more than 20 years of experience in the energy industry, including commercial, trading and business development activities.
Don has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Virginia and a master’s in business administration from the University of Denver.
TPA Vice Chairman
President, Texas Pipeline Association
Thure Cannon serves as president of the Texas Pipeline Association (TPA). Prior to joining TPA in 2010, Thure worked in the Texas Legislature for over 12 years serving as chief of staff for a state representative. Before his legislative tenure, Thure consulted on numerous political campaigns and interned for members of the Texas House and Texas Senate.
Thure holds a Master of Public Affairs degree from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas. He has been a guest lecturer on Texas campaigns at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and has been a speaker at conferences and service clubs on the Texas Legislature and politics.