Sam Thigpen is the CEO of Sapphire Gas Solutions. He continually supports the growing use of LNG and CNG in various industries and applications across North America.
During his over 20 years in the natural gas industry, he has experience in gas processing, offshore service, International service, pipeline operations, new pipeline and facility construction, and executive leadership. Sam founded, and led, Thigpen Energy, and later Thigpen Solutions, the businesses which are now a part of Sapphire. Prior to the founding of Thigpen Solutions, he worked for Chart Industries to start, and lead, Chart Lifecycle, Inc. Sam studied Finance and International Business at Sam Houston State University, in Huntsville, TX. He is also a lifetime member of MENSA.