Clay Williams

Clay Williams, SPE, chairman, president, and CEO of National Oilwell Varco, was appointed a member of the Energy Advisory Board at the University of Houston. Formed in 2010, the Energy Advisory Board is a volunteer board that lends strategic guidance, external coordination, and resource development for UH Energy, which is an umbrella for efforts across the university system to position it as a strategic partner to the energy industry. Members participate in committees to develop and to execute actionable plans in the areas of energy education, innovative research, and technology incubation. Others concurrently appointed to the board are Lynn Bourdon, chairman, president, and CEO of American Midstream Partners; Tanner Moran, managing director of Hastings Equity Partners; and Carri Lockhart, senior vice president for US Offshore at Statoil.