OPIS NGL/LPG Editorial Team

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Ben Scriber
Director, North America – NGLs, Feedstocks, LNG
Phone: +1 832.679.7224
Email: bscriber@opisnet.com
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Ben Scriber joined OPIS by IHS Markit in 2015 and has over 20 years of experience in the North American NGL industry.  Prior to joining OPIS, he was a retail and wholesale supply manager for AmeriGas, the largest propane retailer in North America, and began his career as an analyst for Chalkboard, an online trading platform that was acquired and is currently known as ICE. As a balance, Ben also actively serves on the board of the LPG Charity Fund.

Bobbie Clark
Associate Director, North America NGLs
Office: +1 318.210.8685
Email: bclark@opisnet.com
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Bobbie Clark is a classically trained journalist with over 20 years of experience. He has been covering natural gas liquids since 2011. He is proficient in Python, Tableau, Microsoft Power BI and VBA. He lives in the Houston area with his wife and three sons.

Jessica Marron
Senior Editor, North America NGLs
Office: +1 301.284.2046
Email: jmarron@opisnet.com
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Jessica Marron has covered natural gas liquids at OPIS for seven years, including U.S., European and international export markets. Prior to OPIS, she spent 11 years covering natural gas futures and spot markets at Platts, as well as overseeing regulatory coverage leading up to and following the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act. She graduated from Rowan University in New Jersey with a bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in women’s studies. She currently resides in the DC Metro area with her husband and three cats.

Mary Welge
Senior Editor, North America NGLs
Office: +1 732.730.2563
Email: mwelge@opisnet.com
IM: mwelge

Mary Welge is a veteran journalist who has followed oil markets and news for 27 years, with particular expertise in natural gas liquids (NGLs). Prior to tracking NGLs and other markets, including West Coast refined products, she covered fuel regulations dating back to the introduction of reformulated gasoline (RFG), and later, ultra-low sulfur diesel (ULSD). She resides in Jackson, N.J., with her husband.

Rajesh Joshi
Senior Editor, North America NGLs
Office: +1 832.679.7223
Email: rjoshi@opisnet.com
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Career foreign correspondent and award-winning trade journalist. Before joining OPIS in 2015 he headed U.S. news operations out of New York for Lloyd’s List, a daily newspaper published from London. Prior to this, he established and developed the paper’s Nordic bureau in Oslo, Norway. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds an MBA from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Ron Nissimov
Senior Editor, FOB USGC and LNG
Office: +1 832.679.7168
Email: rnissimov@opisnet.com
IM: rnissimov

Ron Nissimov joined OPIS in December as a principal journalist for the USGC LNG and NGL FOB markets, having previously covered LNG for a combined 15 years at Platts and Argus Media. Before working at price reporting agencies he worked in newspapers for 12 years, including nine years at the Houston Chronicle, where he covered city hall, higher education, civil courts and other beats. He holds a master’s degree in journalism form the University of California, Berkeley, and a bachelor’s degree in studio art from Stanford University.

Jennifer Brumback
Director of Product Management – Americas
Office: +1 727.202.6501
Email: Jennifer.brumback@ihsmarkit.com
IM: jbrumback2

Jennifer Brumback is the Director of Product Management – Americas at OPIS by IHS Markit, where she leads editorial coverage for carbon, renewables, refined products, NGLs and petrochemicals markets. Jennifer worked previously at Platts, The Philadelphia Inquirer and St. Petersburg Times. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from Temple University and a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from St. Lawrence University.