Steven J. Kean
Mr. Kean is President and Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Office of the Chairman of Kinder Morgan, the largest midstream and the third largest energy company in North America based on enterprise value.
Mr. Kean is responsible for developing and executing the company's vision and strategy and allocating capital to Kinder Morgan business units in a disciplined manner. He also coordinates the company's efforts to achieve operational excellence. Mr. Kean joined Kinder Morgan in 2002 and has held numerous senior management positions within the company, including Executive Vice President of Operations and President of Natural Gas Pipelines. He was named President of Kinder Morgan in 2013.
Mr. Kean has worked in the energy industry since 1985 in various commercial, operational and legal positions, primarily in the wholesale energy and pipeline sectors. He holds a bachelor's degree from Iowa State University and a law degree from the University of Iowa.
Kinder Morgan owns an interest in or operates 84,000 miles of pipelines and 165 terminals. The company's pipelines transport primarily natural gas, refined petroleum products, CO2 and crude oil and its terminals store, transfer and handle such products as gasoline, ethanol, coal, petroleum coke and steel. Kinder Morgan has an enterprise value of approximately $130 billion.