Unconventional Gas Solutions LLC (UGS), an emerging leader in the development, design and deployment of gas processing technologies announces order intake of more than $38M over the last two months on the strength of its technology offering for the processing of renewable natural gas (RNG) and remains on track for more than $100M in order intake for 2022. “By focusing on design and deployment of both standardized and complex processing solutions and ensuring that our turnkey RNG plant design is the safest, most reliable, and with near-zero fugitive methane emissions it’s gratifying to see this level of growth in the first half of 2022,” commented UGS’ President, Chet Benham.
UGS is also announcing today the addition of key executives to its leadership team. Marc Straub joins UGS as President, reporting to the Board of Directors. Marc joins UGS from Generon where he was Vice President of Technology, and global General Manager for membranes. Marc is a gas processing professional with nearly 30 years of experience across a range of technologies and processes including membranes, adsorption as well as chemical and water scrubbing. He has held numerous leadership positions ranging from R&D Manager to overseeing all of the membrane business for a leading technology supplier. Marc holds a Master of Process Engineering degree from the University of Stuttgart. Marc is replacing Chet Benham, whose planned departure coincides with the hiring of the new executive team.
Jason Morris will serve as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Growth Officer, also reporting to the Board. Jason comes to UGS from Nucor Steel where he was Divisional CFO. Jason has more than 20 years of complex financial and government relations experience spanning multiple industries. As Chief Growth Officer, Jason will be accountable for ensuring that UGS is prepared for the next phase of its evolution by deploying best-in-class systems, processes, and governance. Jason holds a Master’s Degree in Land Economics and a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics from Texas A&M University. Jason is a Certified Management Account.
Maria Corcoran Beavers joins UGS as Director of Human Resources reporting to UGS’ CEO, George Paul. Maria joins UGS from Aggreko. Prior to that, she was Human Resources Manager for Airgas, an Air Liquide Company. Maria will be accountable for the development of our team’s competencies, ensuring that UGS continues to be an attractive and inclusive workplace. UGS has more than doubled its engineering and project management teams over the last 3 months. Maria holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin – Platteville.
“With the addition of Marc, Jason & Maria, UGS is well positioned to continue to deliver on our safety, quality, reliability, and growth objectives. The strength of UGS has always been its people, and with these new executives coming on board, UGS is well positioned to continue to bring industry-leading engineered solutions to the markets we serve,” said George Paul, Chief Executive Officer of UGS.
Commenting on the strength of the UGS technology and product portfolio, Marc Straub said, “when I looked at both the breadth and depth of the UGS portfolio coupled with the experience of the team in bringing both standardized and complex technology solutions to market in a safe and reliable manner, I knew I wanted to be a part of this team.”