Durell J. Johnson, Chief Executive Officer

Durell J. Johnson has more than 35 years of diversified oil and gas experience in both the upstream and midstream sectors.

Mr. Johnson started his career in the energy industry as a Reservoir Engineer with Exxon in Corpus Christi, Texas. Some of his more recent positions include vice president of engineering and operations for Clear Springs Energy; vice president of engineering and operations for Regency Gas Services; director of engineering for Energy Transfer Company; and senior vice president of engineering and operations at Stakeholder Midstream.

Mr. Johnson has a unique history with the Ladder Creek plant. He served Union Pacific Resources as the plant’s project engineer, project manager and operations director from 1997 to 1999. In this role Mr. Johnson hired and trained all employees, commissioned the plant in 1997 and managed operations until the plant was sold to DCP Midstream in 1999. His diverse experience includes large projects related to very challenging gas compositions including high H2S and CO2, high BTU, very high N2 and helium. Mr. Johnson has a BS degree in Natural Gas Engineering from Texas A&I University.


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