|6th Oklahoma Secretary of Energy|
January 10, 2011
|Preceded by||Bobby Wegener|
|Born||January 29, 1958
|Alma mater||Stanford University
US Air Force Academy
Ming obtained a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering and a master’s degree in engineering management from Stanford University. He attended the U.S. Air Force Academy where he earned academic honors.
After graduating from college, Ming joined Chevron as a drilling and production engineer. Ming has spent most of his career in the energy industry. He has previously served as vice president of production for Bracken Energy Company in Oklahoma City. Ming was also vice president of engineering at K. Stewart Petroleum Corporation, also in Oklahoma City, and was a managing member of K. Stewart Energy Group out of Edmond, Oklahoma. He has previously served as an adjunt professor for energy management at the University of Oklahoma Michael F. Price College of Business.
Ming served as a strategic advisor to the United States Department of Energy for the department’s strategic planning initiative. In 2009, Governor Brad Henry appointed him as a member of the Oklahoma Clean Energy Independence Commission.
Ming most recently[when?] served as the President of "Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America" (RPSEA) in Houston, Texas. RPSEA is $500 million non-profit organization with over 180 members representing the energy industry, academia and research community that works to research the development of new energy sources and the expansion of existing resources.
Ming lives with his wife Diane in Edmond, Oklahoma.
- Governor-elect Mary Fallin Selects Mike Ming as Energy Secretary, Office of Governor-elect Fallin, 2011-01-06
|Oklahoma Secretary of Energy
Under Governor Mary Fallin
January 10, 2011 - present