Christopher D. Schlueter
A graduate from the California Institute of Technology in Chemical Engineering, Chris has been with BP over 30 years with assignments in USA Alaska’s arctic, UK’s North Sea, Russia’s East and West Siberia, Angola’s offshore deep-water and presently Georgia, specializing in oil and gas production and pipeline operations, engineering, development projects and management.
BP and its partners constitute the Country’s largest foreign investor, year in and year out. BP has been in Georgia almost 20 years, spending over $100million annually in Country. As head of BP in Georgia, Mr Schlueter overseas three existing pipelines transiting the Country carrying approximately 1% of world hydrocarbons to market, as well as an additional $2billion SCPX gas pipeline expansion now under construction, Georgia’s portion of the new Southern Gas Corridor for transit of gas from Azerbaijan’s Shah Deniz, through and to Georgia, Turkey, Greece, Albania and Italy for markets throughout Southern Europe.