Investing in Oil & Gas: Perspectives from Venture Capital




*Preregistration is Closed - WALKINS WELCOME DAY OF EVENT*


Please join us at a SPE-GCS Investment & Finance Initiative event, created to open a dialogue between SPE members and the oil and gas investment community. 


A reception will take place from 6:00pm to 6:45pm and is sponsored by our host Vinson & Elkins.



Daniel Carter, Investment Director, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (SAEV). SAEV is the strategic venture and growth equity arm of Saudi Aramco.



Ryan Gurney - Managing Partner at Cottonwood Venture Partners.

George Coyle - Managing Partner, Energy Innovation Capital.

Kyle Daniels - CEO & Founder, Clarke Industrial Engineering.

Rich Pardoe - Venture Executive, Chevron Technology Ventures.


Committee Members

Daniel Carter

Linkedin: Daniel Carter

Daniel Carter is Chairman & Founder of the SPE-GCS Investment & Finance Initiative.  He is Investment Director at Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, the strategic venture and growth equity investment arm of Saudi Aramco ("SAEV"), and brings more than 20 years of energy investing & finance experience.  Prior to joining SAEV in 2013, he was Principal at a fund focused on energy that counted Shell, Kuwait Petroleum Company, Goldman Sachs and others as investors and prior to that, Daniel was Vice President, Investment Banking at Citigroup/Salomon Smith Barney. Daniel holds MBAs from Columbia Business School and London Business School.   

Bryan Marlborough

Linkedin: Bryan Marlborough

Bryan is Business Development Manager for Peloton. Peloton has been on the leading edge of oil and gas data management and visualization (WellView, SiteView, RigView, ProdView and LandView) for over 25 years, growing from a two person startup in 1991 to a global software company with subsidiaries in all regions of the world. Bryan serves on the Board of Directors for the Society of Petroleum Engineers Gulf Coast Section as well as founder and co-chair for the Rice Business Innovation Summit. Prior to his current role, Bryan worked in O&G operations and founded multiple eCommerce and technology companies in the USA and overseas. Bryan is currently pursuing a MBA from Rice University.

Jason Turowsky

Linkedin: Jason Turowsky

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.

Daniel E. Williams

Linkedin: Daniel Williams

Daniel Williams is the CEO of Rod and Tubing Services (“RTS”), a leading provider of inspection and integrity services, asset management and data analytics to oil and gas companies. Daniel is also a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Ascent Equity Group, a private investment firm focused on acquiring and operating lower middle market companies. Prior to his current roles, Daniel was an Associate at CCMP Capital, a private equity firm based in New York. At CCMP he evaluated, executed and managed investments in energy, industrial and consumer goods companies. Prior to that, Daniel worked in the Natural Resources Investment Banking group at Lehman Brothers in New York and Hong Kong. Daniel holds an MBA from Columbia Business School and a BBA in Finance from Southern Methodist University.



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

Date: March 28, 2018, 6 p.m. - March 28, 2018, 8 p.m.