Rick Porter

Rick Porter

Board Member

Rick has served on Anvil’s Board of Directors since 2008 as an Independent Director. During his career, Rick primarily worked for owners, so he brings that perspective to the engineering consulting business.

Rick spent over 30 years working for BP where he held various technical and management positions in engineering, marking, operations, and acquisitions and divestments within Refining, International Businesses, and Exploration/Alaska. He was the BP Cherry Point refinery manager for approximately 15 years. Before retiring in 2008, Rick served as BP’s Vice President of Operations Management.

He remains active in the community and oil and gas industry by providing consulting services for safety, operations, and projects for refineries and serving on various non-profit boards. These include serving as Chairman for the American Petroleum Institute General Committee on Refining, Director of the National Petrochemical and Refiners Association, and Board member of the Bellingham Technical College Foundation

Rick holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from The University of Akron.