Christopher W. Keene
President & CEO
Mr. Keene is a senior energy executive with more than 25 years experience in business development, acquisitions, marketing, strategy, government relations, operations and engineering. His accomplishments have been both domestic and international and have included natural gas, crude oil, refined products and electric power generation projects.
Mr. Keene is currently President & CEO, Rangeland Energy II, LLC, a company he founded in 2013 to develop, own and operate crude oil, condensate and frac sand logistics infrastructure in the Delaware Basin located in New Mexico and West Texas. Previously, Mr. Keene founded Rangeland Energy, LLC in 2009 to develop crude oil assets in North Dakota’s Bakken formation. The company successfully developed the COLT Hub and related pipeline assets, which were sold to Inergy (Crestwood) at the end of 2012 for $425 million.
Prior to Rangeland, Mr. Keene was Vice President Business Development, Sunoco Logistics Partners LP where he was responsible for all commercial and revenue related activity for the company. In addition, he has held positions of increasing responsibility for Unocal Corporation, El Paso/Tenneco Corporation and Panhandle Eastern Corporation.
Mr. Keene holds a graduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Houston and an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla.