Jeff Shipper - Mr. Shipper, a licensed Professional Engineer, has experience in reserve determinations, oil & gas contracting, dispute resolution, oil and gas pipeline operations, business development and asset acquisitions. After graduation from the University of Texas with a Petroleum Engineering degree, he worked in the engineering departments of Tesoro Petroleum and Valero Energy Corporation. Mr. Shipper served as Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Chairman for the Balcones Section area from 1988-89. He was instrumental in the development of Panther Pipeline in 1995 and all subsequent Panther entities and is spearheading the current CO2 pipeline repurposing project.
Luis Guzman - As a managing attorney with Valero Energy Corporation and El Paso Natural Gas Company, Mr. Guzman has experience in contracting for the exploration, purchase, sale and transportation of natural gas. A graduate of the University of Texas and the University of Michigan, School of Law, Mr. Guzman also has extensive experience with state and federal energy regulation. Mr. Guzman was a founder of NGC Group, Inc., in 1993 and of Panther Pipeline in 1995.
Randy Blank - A Chemical Engineer from Texas A&M, Mr. Blank has experience with natural gas marketing, gas processing, gas pipeline and gas plant operations in both the U.S. and Canada. As Executive Vice-president of Rockland Pipeline Company, Mr. Blank oversaw the sale of over $400 million of Rockland’s and its sister company, American Cometra’s assets. Mr. Blank joined Panther in 1997 and has been instrumental in the development of Panther’s asset acquisition and business development and strategic planning.
Jeff Parish - As a previous officer of Valero Energy Corporation, Mr. Parish has extensive experience in the areas of state and national energy regulation, gas contracting, business development, strategic planning and contract dispute resolution. A graduate of Stephen F. Austin University, Mr. Parish served as Vice-President at Valero and was appointed by the Chairman of the Railroad Commission to serve on the State of Texas Energy Policy Planning Committee. Mr. Parish formed NGC Group, Inc., with Luis Guzman in 1993 and with the addition of Mr. Shipper formed Panther Pipeline in 1995.