Head shot of John Mingé
  • Kinder Institute for Urban Research Advisory Board Member
  • BP America, Inc.

John Mingé is a senior executive at BP and chair of the National Petroleum Council (NPC) study on carbon capture, use and storage. During his 35-year career with BP, Mingé has held executive and engineering posts around the world.

In his role as chairman and president of BP America, he was responsible for providing leadership and oversight to BP’s U.S. businesses. Before that, he served as regional president of BP Alaska, where he was responsible for exploration, development and production activities. John also served as head of BP’s Asia Pacific exploration and production unit, as president of BP Indonesia, and as president of exploration and production for Vietnam and China. He started his BP career in the Gulf of Mexico as a drilling engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Washington State University (WSU).

Mingé is a non-executive director of Newpark Resources, Proserv, and is a member of McKinsey’s Crisis Advisory Board. He is an NPC member and an advisory board member of the Rice University Kinder Institute for Urban Research. He is heavily involved with his alma mater, WSU, where he serves on the University’s Foundation Board of Directors.

Mingé has served on the Kinder Institute for Urban Research's advisory board since 2016.