Rangeland Energy Announces Executive Management Team for Latest Venture, Rangeland Energy III, LLC
SUGAR LAND, Texas—Rangeland Energy (“Rangeland”) announced today that it has assembled a five-member management team to run Rangeland Energy III, LLC (“Rangeland III”). Four members of the new management team recently have joined Rangeland, bringing an additional 90 years of extensive industry and management experience to an already strong Rangeland team. Michael Moss has joined the company as director of business development; Robert Singleton has joined the company as a senior vice president; George Dikeman has joined the company as senior vice president and chief financial officer; and John Millar has joined the company as senior vice president and chief commercial officer. Mr. Moss, Mr. Singleton, Mr. Dikeman and Mr. Millar will lead Rangeland III along with Eric Wiese, director of engineering, who has worked for Rangeland since 2011.
Mr. Moss has more than 15 years of management and business development experience. He has overseen large international energy projects in Mexico, Latin America and Papua New Guinea. Mr. Moss most recently served as corporate director for social responsibility at Occidental Petroleum Company, where he oversaw the development of the company’s social responsibility strategy. He also managed business unit and business development support, as well as internal and external program communications and education.
Mr. Singleton brings more than 25 years of experience in exploration and production and oilfield services to Rangeland. Before joining Rangeland III, he served as president and general manager of Walter Black Warrior Basin, LLC, where he set the strategic direction for coal bed methane exploration, all drilling schedules and the construction of an extensive pipeline gathering system. He also worked for many years in roles of increasing responsibility at Phillips Petroleum Company, Dominion and HighMount E&P in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Mr. Dikeman has more than 20 years of experience in environmental engineering, investment banking and midstream acquisitions. Prior to joining Rangeland III, he served as a senior director for mergers and acquisitions at Sunoco Logistics Partners, where he completed more than 10 midstream acquisitions totaling more than $1 billion. At Sunoco, Mr. Dikeman also oversaw business development and customer service and retention for the company’s western region refined products system.
Mr. Millar has worked for nearly 30 years in many different roles in the oil and natural gas business. Before coming to Rangeland III, Mr. Millar served as vice president of commercial asset management for Summit Midstream Partners, where he was responsible for the company’s liquid pipeline business. He has worked in leadership and managerial capacities for Genesis Energy, Enbridge, Unocal and Enron Transportation Services.
Mr. Weise joined Rangeland in 2011. He played key roles in the engineering and construction of multiple projects for Rangeland I and II, including managing the design and construction of Rangeland I’s COLT facility in the Bakken and Rangeland II’s RIO terminal in the Delaware Basin. Prior to joining Rangeland, Mr. Weise held various positions in operations and project engineering with Sunoco Logistics Partners.
“I am excited to welcome Michael, Robert, George and John to Rangeland,” said CEO Chris Keene. “These four men have led distinguished careers in the energy industry and identify with our values and goals for Rangeland III. Their deep working knowledge of different facets of the oil and gas industry and years of experience will complement the successful track record and trusted reputation that Eric has built during his career at Rangeland. We look forward to guiding this team as they work to pursue new midstream opportunities across North America.”
About Rangeland Energy
Headquartered in Sugar Land, Texas, Rangeland Energy was formed in 2009 to focus on developing, acquiring, owning and operating midstream infrastructure for crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids and other petroleum products. The company is primarily focused on emerging shale plays across North America with an emphasis on West Texas, the Gulf Coast, California and Canada. Rangeland successfully developed the COLT system in North Dakota’s Bakken Shale and sold the system in 2012. The Rangeland team represents more than 150 years of combined midstream experience and is backed by an equity commitment from EnCap Flatrock Midstream. Visit www.rangelandenergy.com for more information.
About EnCap Flatrock Midstream
EnCap Flatrock Midstream provides value-added private equity capital to proven management teams focused on midstream infrastructure opportunities across North America. The firm was formed in 2008 by a partnership between EnCap Investments L.P. and Flatrock Energy Advisors. Based in San Antonio with offices in Oklahoma City and Houston, EnCap Flatrock is led by Managing Partners William D. Waldrip, Dennis F. Jaggi and William R. Lemmons Jr. The firm manages investment commitments of nearly $6 billion from a broad group of institutional investors. EnCap Flatrock is currently making commitments to new management teams from EFM Fund III, a $3 billion fund. www.efmidstream.com