Investing in Oil & Gas: Perspectives from Growth Equity & Private Equity

Speaker: Daniel Carter - Investment Director, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures
Speaker Daniel Carter - Investment Director, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures
Daniel Carter is Investment Director at Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures US. Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures is the corporate venturing subsidiary of Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco), the world’s leading fully integrated energy and petrochemical enterprise. Prior to his current role, Daniel was Principal at a venture capital fund in ...

Daniel Carter is Investment Director at Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures US. Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures is the corporate venturing subsidiary of Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco), the world’s leading fully integrated energy and petrochemical enterprise. Prior to his current role, Daniel was Principal at a venture capital fund in London from 2003-2012 focused on the energy sector with investors including Shell, KPC, Mitsubishi and Goldman Sachs. Prior to that, Daniel was Vice President at Citigroup/Salomon Smith Barney, where he was a co-founder of the Energy Technology practice, from 1996-2003 in Frankfurt, London, New York, and Melbourne. Prior to Citigroup, Daniel was with Heller Financial (Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi), now GE Capital.


Daniel earned two MBAs from Columbia Business School and London Business School, an MA from University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a BS degree from Georgetown University. He sits on the Board of the London Business School Energy Club and the Board of the London Business School Alumni Club of Houston.

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Speaker: Greg Highberger - Managing Director, Lime Rock Partners
Speaker Greg Highberger - Managing Director, Lime Rock Partners
Greg Highberger first joined the Lime Rock Partners team in July 2006 in the firm’s Westport office and is now a Managing Director in the firm’s Houston office. Prior to joining Lime Rock, Greg was an investment banking analyst in the Global Energy Group of Credit Suisse. He is a ...

Greg Highberger first joined the Lime Rock Partners team in July 2006 in the firm’s Westport office and is now a Managing Director in the firm’s Houston office. Prior to joining Lime Rock, Greg was an investment banking analyst in the Global Energy Group of Credit Suisse. He is a graduate of Boston College (B.S.) and Harvard Business School (M.B.A.).


Since joining the Lime Rock Partners team, Greg has played a critical role in investigating and executing oilfield service and E&P investment opportunities in North America and internationally. He currently serves on the board of directors of Capstone Natural Resources II, GEODynamics, SDI Gas, and Shelf Drilling. He previously served on the board of directors of Capstone Natural Resources, TAW Energy Services, and VEDCO Holdings. He also has been particularly involved in Lime Rock Partners’ investments in CrownRock Minerals, Iracore International, and Laricina Energy.

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Speaker: Jason Turowsky - Partner, Intervale Capital
Speaker Jason Turowsky - Partner, Intervale Capital
Jason joined Intervale in 2013 after spending the preceding 10 years at Falconhead Capital, a New York based middle market private equity fund. At Falconhead, Jason focused on evaluating, executing and monitoring investments across a wide range of industries. Prior to Falconhead, Jason worked at UBS Investment Bank where he ...




Jason joined Intervale in 2013 after spending the preceding 10 years at Falconhead Capital, a New York based middle market private equity fund. At Falconhead, Jason focused on evaluating, executing and monitoring investments across a wide range of industries. Prior to Falconhead, Jason worked at UBS Investment Bank where he advised on a variety of capital markets and M&A transactions.








Jason received his B.A. in Economics, with honors, from the University of Pennsylvania.




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Speaker: Saheb Sabharwal - Vice President, CSL Energy
Speaker Saheb Sabharwal - Vice President, CSL Energy
Saheb is a Vice President at CSL Capital Management, a Houston based Private Equity fund focused on providing start-up capital and growth funding to services-based businesses in Oil & Gas. Prior to joining CSL, Saheb was an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company in Houston where he served Oil & ...

Saheb is a Vice President at CSL Capital Management, a Houston based Private Equity fund focused on providing start-up capital and growth funding to services-based businesses in Oil & Gas. Prior to joining CSL, Saheb was an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company in Houston where he served Oil & Gas clients as well as Utility companies across strategy, operations, and M&A.


He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and received his MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. 

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Speaker: Sean Ebert - Partner, Altira Group
Speaker Sean Ebert - Partner, Altira Group
Sean has over a 20 year career in oil and gas including consulting and operational leadership roles. He joined Altira from Booz Allen, where he was a Principal in the energy practice focused on advising oil and gas companies and private equity firms on portfolio strategy, new business model development, ...

Sean has over a 20 year career in oil and gas including consulting and operational leadership roles. He joined Altira from Booz Allen, where he was a Principal in the energy practice focused on advising oil and gas companies and private equity firms on portfolio strategy, new business model development, and capital investment decisions. Prior to Booz Allen, Sean was the CEO of the energy technology related start-up company, Foresight Weather.


Sean received his MBA, BS Civil Engineering at the University of Texas.


 

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Please join us for the launch event of the SPE-GCS Investment & Finance Initiative, created to open a dialogue between SPE members and the oil and gas investment community.  This will be the first of a series of meetings focused on investment in the oil & gas sector, from early stage to growth stage, and mature companies.  This launch event will feature partners from leading Oil & Gas on Growth Equity funds, who will discuss how to interact with the private equity/growth equity sector, trends in investment in growth equity, opportunities and challenges of working with private equity investors, and Q&A relating to investment in the energy sector.  All speakers actively invest in oilfield services (OFS) companies.

 

A cocktail reception will follow the event and is sponsored by our host Vinson & Elkins.

 

Speakers

 

Moderator and SPE-GCS Investment & Finance Initiative Chair: Daniel Carter, Investment Director, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (SAEV).  SAEV is the strategic venture and growth equity arm of Saudi Aramco.

 

Greg Highberger, Managing Director, Lime Rock Partners. Lime Rock is a leading private equity fund focused exclusively on oil and gas and has raised over $7.4 billion over several funds. 

Jason Turowsky, Partner, Intervale Capital.   Intervale Capital is a leading private equity firm investing primarily in oilfield manufacturing and service companies. Intervale has raised $1.3 billion of committed capital and is currently investing from its third fund.

Saheb Sabharwal, Vice President, CSL Energy.  CSL Energy is an SEC registered private equity firm focused on small to mid-sized energy businesses in the U.S. and internationally.  Since its inception, the Firm has raised in excess of $1.4 billion across various investment vehicles.

Sean Ebert, Partner, Altira Group.  Altira has raised six funds, invested over $1 billion with partners in over 50 portfolio companies, and investors include Super Independents.

 

Organizer Bryan W. Marlborough

Email: bryan.marlborough@gmail.com


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When?

Wed, Jun. 7, 2017
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. US/Central

How Much?

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Where?

Vinson & Elkins
1001 Fannin St # 2500
Houston, TX 77002

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