Vice President, Rockies Region, Anadarko Petroleum Corp.
James J. (Jim) Kleckner has 30-plus years of global technical and leadership experience. His career began in the oil and natural gas industry with Sun Oil Co. and he has had responsibility in management roles in the North Sea, South America, China, U.S. onshore and Gulf of Mexico. Kleckner holds a B.S. degree in petroleum engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. He has served on the Industry Advisory Board for the Colorado School of Mines Petroleum Engineering department and as a board member at the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources and the executive board for the Colorado Oil and Gas Association, as well as the executive board for Western Energy Alliance and the Global Energy Management Board.