Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> December 19, 2012

Interview with the Chairman, President and CEO: Questar Corporation (STR)

Jibson, Ronald W.
Ronald W. Jibson serves as Questar Corporation’s Chairman, President and CEO. He has served as a director since June 2010 and was appointed Chairman of the board July 1, 2012. Mr. Jibson is also President and CEO of Questar subsidiaries Wexpro Company and Questar Gas Company, and is Chairman of Questar Pipeline Company. In his 33 years at Questar, Mr. Jibson has held various other Questar positions, such as the company's Executive Vice President; Vice President of Operations for Questar Gas Company and Questar Pipeline Company; and General Manager of Operations, Operations Manager and Director of Engineering for Questar Gas Company. Mr. Jibson has significant industry involvement, serving as past Chairman of the board of directors of the American Gas Association, which represents more than 200 local energy companies delivering natural gas to more than 65 million customers. He is past Chair of Western Energy Institute, and also serves on the board of Gas Technology Institute. Mr. Jibson is also Chairman of Utah State University's board of trustees and Chair of the Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors, as well as past Chair of the Economic Development Corporation of Utah. He serves on the board of IDACORP and its subsidiary, Idaho Power Company, a regulated electric utility, and serves on the board of National Fuel Gas, an integrated energy company. He also serves on the Utah Symphony/Utah Opera board. He is a past Chair of Junior Achievement of Utah, and was on the boards of United Way of Salt Lake and the Utah Shakespearean Festival. Mr. Jibson graduated from Utah State University in civil engineering and later received an MBA from Westminster College. Profile
TWST: To refresh our readers’ minds, can you begin with a brief overview of your business units?

Mr. Jibson: Questar has changed since our last interview with you. At that time,