Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Clark has 29 years experience focusing on engineering, operations and business development, and has in-depth knowledge and expertise in designing and installing operational, high efficiency plants, helping to reduce costs and improve output.
Most recently, Mr. Clark served as vice president of operations at Caiman Energy, LLC, a portfolio company of EnCap Flatrock Midstream, LLC (EFM) with sizable midstream assets in the Marcellus Shale that were sold to Williams Partners (NYSE:WPZ) in April 2012 for approximately $2.5 billion. He began working for Caiman at inception and completely staffed the operations and facility engineering departments. While at Caiman, Mr. Clark directed and managed all operations and facility installations. He performed the grass roots installation and operation of two cryogenic processing plants with a combined capacity of 320 MMcf/d and a 12,500 bbl/d fractionator located in West Virginia. Mr. Clark also oversaw the operation of more than 150 miles of gas and condensate gathering pipeline.
Prior to his work at Caiman Energy, Mr. Clark held several positions at Southern Union Gas Services (and its predecessor, Sid Richardson), serving as director of plant operations and engineering. Prior to serving in this role, Mr. Clark was director of engineering and business development, where he directed all engineering activity in the west Texas/southeast New Mexico area, interfacing with operations and gas supply personnel to promote growth in the region. Additionally, Mr. Clark was responsible for evaluating both potential acquisitions and organic growth opportunities.
Mr. Clark began his career in 1983 with Sid Richardson where he was manager of engineering and asset optimization and manager of business development and asset optimization. He managed an engineering department of five project engineers, supporting four natural gas treating/cryogenic processing plants, three natural gas treating plants, 3,300 miles of gas gathering and transmission pipelines and 164,000 HP of gas compression. While managing this system, Mr. Clark established new gas engineering and project administration procedures and practices allowing for more efficient project development. He was also responsible for evaluating the economic feasibility and integration potential of several acquisition opportunities in west Texas.
Mr. Clark received his Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Texas Tech University.