Establish a YPP team to develop a forward-thinking white paper that addresses any one of the key challenges faced by our industry. A few examples are:

Public Perception

Public Perception

How can the industry better present its position to the general public?

Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

What is the role for pipelines?

Workforce

Workforce

What can be done to ensure continuity?

Technology

Technology

What is needed, and what are the barriers to bring innovations to market?

Team Guidelines

  • Each team will be led by a YPP member who acts as the team lead and primary author
  • The team lead should work with 2-3 young professionals within the energy industry
  • Team members are expected to be present at the YPP Symposium
  • Team members shall also collaborate with a YPP advisor or senior level employee of an operating company
  • It is encouraged that the YPP Team solicit input from others across the industry. Below are some suggestions:
    • industry executive of a pipeline operator or service provider
    • regulator
    • industry association employee or leader i.e. API, INGAA, PRCI, NACE, etc.
  • Individuals should only contribute to one YPP Team

White Paper Guidelines:

  • 1000 word maximum
  • Relevant to an industry topic area
  • Clearly stated problem statement / motivation and solution
  • Contributors, as defined
  • Papers to be submitted by February 15th ┬ávia email to Sheri Baucom, Membership Engagement & Communications YPP Lead

Finalists will have an opportunity to present their paper at the 2019 YPP Symposium