​Employing our Energy: Ed Sughrue

Senior Research Fellow Emeritus Ed Sughrue, who recently received his 51st patent, talks about his work in Technology and how the accomplishments of more than 250 PhDs position Phillips 66 for sustained success.

The Technology organization focuses on three areas:

  • Advanced engineering optimization for our businesses
  • Sustainability technologies for a changing regulatory environment
  • Future growth opportunities.

The Research team in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, evaluates advantaged crudes, develops models to increase clean product yield and conducts research to enhance safety and reliability. By applying their research, Phillips 66 is able to address corrosion, water consumption and changing climate regulations, reduce risk and generate solutions to grow Midstream operations.