| Geoffrey Orsak|
The study is co-chaired by Clarence P. Cazalot, Jr , President and CEO of Marathon Oil and Daniel Poneman, Deputy Sec. of Energy, with Vice Chairs James Owens, Chairman of the Board, Caterpillar Inc.; John Watson, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Chevron; and John Deutch, Institute Professor, MIT. Other notable participants include Alan Boeckmann, Chairman and CEO of Flour Corporation; Scott Davis, Chairman and CEO, UPS; John Hamre, President and CEO, Center for Strategic and International Studies; Ray Hunt, CEO Hunt Oil; Carl Pope, Chairman, Sierra Club; Fred Smith; Chairman, President and CEO, FedEx; Rex Tillerson, Chairman, President and CEO, Exxon Mobil; Craig Venter, Chairman and President, J. Craig Venter Institute; and Patricia A. Woertz, Chairman, CEO and President, Archer Daniels Midland Company.The National Petroleum Council (NPC), a federally chartered and privately funded advisory committee, was established by the Secretary of the Interior in 1946 at the request of President Harry S. Truman. Orsak was appointed to the National Petroleum Council in 2008.