ConocoPhillips joins The John Ben Shepperd Public Leadership Institute Family of Corporate Sponsors
The John Ben Shepperd Public Leadership Institute announces that ConocoPhillips has become a corporate sponsor of the Institute. Both organizations believe in building strong Texas communities through civic engagement and education. By joining together, ConocoPhillips and JBS are demonstrating their solid commitment to educating Texans about public leadership, ethics, and community service.
ConocoPhillips is the largest independent exploration and production company with a proud history of operations in the Permian Basin that dates back to the 1920s. The company holds more than one million net acres of leasehold and minerals within the region, covering portions of West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico. ConocoPhillips believes in contributing to the communities where it operates and proudly supports various groups and non-profit organizations throughout the Permian Basin.
The John Ben Shepperd Public Leadership Institute is the state’s Center of Excellence for public leadership education, ethics, and public service. It prepares young Texans in these areas and conducts on-site leadership training at schools and organizations throughout Texas. The JBS Institute is co-located with and part of the University of Texas of the Permian Basin (UTPB). Information about the Shepperd Institute and the Texas Leadership Forum is available at www.shepperdinstitute.com.