Chris leads the business development effort and is a member of the executive committee at Rockcliff Energy. Prior to joining Rockcliff in 2015, Chris served as Managing Director and Head of the Acquisitions & Divestitures advisory practice within the Energy Investment Banking Group of Raymond James & Associates, Inc. where he founded the A&D practice in 2009. He earlier served as Managing Director, Acquisitions & Divestitures and was a member of the board of directors at the investment banking firm of Tristone Capital. Chris has held senior positions at Petroleum Place Energy Advisors, JMI Energy, Inc. and Destec Energy, Inc. He started his career as a petroleum engineer at ARCO Oil and Gas Company.
Chris is Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory High School. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Houston Producers’ Forum, the Petroleum Club of Houston, and the Caroga Arts Collective. He is on the advisory board of ADAM-Houston and is a member of the Independent Petroleum Association of America and the Society of Petroleum Engineers.
Chris holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas, where he was a Sord Scholar, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University.
Kyle Magrini is Director of Corporate Development for Southwestern Energy. He began his career with Southwestern Energy in 2009, holding roles in production and reservoir engineering, corporate planning and business development. Kyle received his M.S in Petroleum Engineering and a B.S in Electrical Engineering, both from the University of Tulsa.
With more than 15 years of global experience, Alex Munton is ideally placed to help US-based clients respond successfully to global gas market dynamics in his role as Principal Analyst for Americas LNG research.
Alex specializes in the analysis of LNG supply from the Americas, including the commercial strategies of the regions’ major producers and numerous developers. He works closely with Wood Mackenzie’s research teams covering the north America and global gas markets.
In addition to his research experience, Alex has worked with energy industry clients on a variety of consulting assignments and multi-client studies.
Alex is a graduate of London’s Metropolitan University (BA Business) and the Australian National University (PhD International Affairs). He initially joined Wood Mackenzie’s upstream research team in 2007 where he specialized in the energy markets and upstream & LNG industries of the Middle East region.