Brian Hlavinka


Vice President of New Energy Ventures

Brian Hlavinka is a proven innovator and leader in the energy space, focused on origination and strategic development at Williams. Brian currently leads the New Energy Ventures group within Williams, a decarbonization-focused business development team committed to building a sustainable, clean energy future. Hlavinka is the founding Vice Chairman of the Clean Hydrogen Future Coalition, a Leadership Advisory Board Member of the Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas, and an Energy-Tech Leadership Council Member of Tulsa Innovation Labs. Brian graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University and holds an Executive Master of Business Administration from the University of Houston. Prior to his role at Williams, Brian served in various roles at Cheniere Energy, Audubon Engineering, and DCP Midstream ranging from project engineering to project management and commercial development.

Sessions With Brian Hlavinka

Tuesday, 8 March

  • 10:30am - 11:10am (CST) / 08/mar/2022 04:30 pm - 08/mar/2022 05:10 pm

    Technologies to Reduce Scope 1 & Scope 2 Emissions in Downstream & Midstream

    Panel Hydrogen/Clean Tech & Power Innovation & Technology Carbon Management/Decarbonization

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has determined that Industrial emissions accounted for roughly one quarter of all US Greenhouse Gas Emissions in 2019. How can the downstream and midstream oil and gas sectors address and mitigate these direct and indirect emissions? What technologies can reduce scope 1 emissions from stationary sources and scope 2 emissions with the purchase of hydrogen, electricity, steam, heating, and cooling?

  • 05:30pm - 06:00pm (CST) / 08/mar/2022 11:30 pm - 09/mar/2022 12:00 am

    Pipelines to Prosperity

    Presentation Hydrogen/Clean Tech & Power Energy Infrastructure/Supply Chain

    Hydrogen transport will have the advantage of access to existing the gas network – repurposing and new build will both be critical. What is required to convert the traditional gas network to transport hydrogen? How much blending of hydrogen into the gas network can be achieved today?