Natural Gas, LNG, Energy Experience

Natural Gas, LNG, Energy, Tech, Banking Experience

  •  Expanded Several Energy Companies' Marketing, Trading and Derivatives Businesses: 

    • Completed largest structured transaction in Enron paper group’s history, measured at $10 million in gross margin;

    • Increased transactions with end-users and profits from $75 thousand to over $1 million in marketing and trading business of Sonat Gas Marketing in Mid-Continent & Gulf regions;

    • Taught and expanded use of derivatives structures with clients;

  • Founded and grew Business Units of Enron, Enserco, Sonat and Oasis;

  • Founded, raised capital, and successfully merged Oasis Bank SSB:

    • Served as Director and Chairman of M&A and Asset & Liability Committees;

    • Managed the merged with Spirit of Texas Bank, now SEC public registered S-1 with market cap @ $1 billion (NASDAQ: STXB);

  • Introduced MOU from special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) for second wave LNG export facility;

  • Headed, grew marketing organization for Repsol Energy North America;

  • Originated $7.5 million gross margin double novation:

    • One deal alone linked production, midstream, transmission, storage and two combined cycle power plants;

    • 7.5 year deal durations;

  • Originated, valued and structured long-term structured downstream transactions for regasification: 

    • Customers and continued relationships include local distribution companies, private equity investors, power plants, aggregators, and municipalities;

    • Associated with $1.2 billion North American regasification facility and 10.5 Bcfd of storage;

  • Current clients include private equity, owners, and managers of power plants, LDCs and retail aggregators;

  • Led or assisted in all aspects in startup of U.S. natural gas trading firms;

  • Developed strategy and marketing plan for gas trading & origination; involved with establishment of risk policy document, policies & procedures, and implementation for trading & origination;

  • Traded Natural Gas. Traded natural gas in the Gulf and mid-continent trading area;

  • Managed Trader, Marketers using physical and financial derivatives to meet client risk management needs for hedging exposures to volatile energy prices;

  • Originated reverse mergers, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures;

  • Negotiated long term liquefied natural gas (LNG) contracts;

  • Negotiated long term natural gas contracts;

  • Negotiated long term pipeline contracts;

  • Structured deals and negotiated propositions relating to LNG supply and several US-based LNG facilities;

  • Developed and implemented Northeast LNG peak-shaving business strategy. Strategy resulted in two $100 million peak-shaving LNG projects in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions; one project advanced into well-developed joint venture negotiation;

  • Coordinated, structured and negotiated power, gas and derivative transactions, tolling and capacity/commodity proposals, and contract monetizations & restructures involving local distribution companies, municipalities, utilities, and industrials;

  • Developed for client executive  enterprise risk management structures and hedge programs;

  • Commercial/structuring liaison of new origination business. Assignment involved training president and originators to more fully understand and utilize company physical and financial structures and capabilities resulting in more profits and deal flow;

  • Conducted training of derivative structures and their applications to mitigate cash flow volatility of client businesses;

  • Developed alliances, joint ventures, and co-marketing agreements to augment market penetration of start-up businesses.

 

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Executive Experience with Exxon, Enron, Repsol, AGL, Black Hills Corp, IBM, Motorola

Project Experience with Most US Utilities, Power plants and LDCs

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