Five Point seeks to be the preferred partner for E&P companies and management teams seeking a value-added, strategic investor.
Five Point’s core investment team consists of midstream executives with deep industry operating and investment experience, including former CEOs/executives who have have had successful careers running and building midstream businesses.
Mr. Capobianco is the Managing Partner of Five Point Capital Partners and founded Five Point in 2011. Prior to founding Five Point, Mr. Capobianco was a founder and served as the co-head of the Private Equity Group of Vulcan Capital. At Vulcan, Mr. Capobianco led the take-private of Plains Resources, Inc. (NYSE: PLX), the acquisition and development of Energy Center Investments (now known as PAA Natural Gas Storage (NYSE:PNG), the spinout and subsequent build-up of Calumet Florida, and two private investments into Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE: PAA) supporting the transformative acquisition of Link Energy (formerly, the publicly-traded midstream MLP of Enron Corp.) and two strategic acquisitions of six pipeline systems from BP and Chevron.
Before joining Vulcan, Mr. Capobianco was a senior member of Greenhill Capital Partners (“GCP”), a leading private investment firm focused on the energy, financial services and telecommunications sectors. Prior to joining GCP, Mr. Capobianco was a member of Harvest Partners, a private investment firm focused on the industrial, business services and distribution sectors. Mr. Capobianco began his career within the Energy Corporate Finance Group at Salomon Brothers.
Mr. Capobianco currently serves on the Board of Twin Eagle Resource Management, Redwood Midstream Partners, EVX Midstream Partners, WaterBridge Resources and San Mateo Midstream, and was previously the Chairman of the Board of Vulcan Energy Corporation (formerly Plains Resources), a member of the Board and Chairman of the Compensation Committee of Plains All American (NYSE: PAA), a member of the Board of PAA/Vulcan Gas Storage (formerly Energy Center Investments and now PAA Natural Gas Storage (NYSE:PNG), and Chairman of the Board of Vulcan Resources (formerly Calumet Florida).
Mr. Capobianco holds a B.A. degree from Duke University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
Mr. Morrow is a Managing Partner of Five Point Capital Partners. Prior to joining Five Point, Mr. Morrow served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Iberdrola Energy Holdings; which held Iberdrola Energy Services, a North American natural gas marketing business, and ENSTOR, one of the largest independent natural gas storage franchises in North America. At Iberdrola, his responsibilities included the development of management teams to run several groups: North America marketing and trading, storage optimization, project development, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory advocacy and compliance, and the day-to-day operations of the facilities.
Prior to joining Iberdrola with the sale of ENSTOR, Mr. Morrow was a senior member at PPM Energy, which focused on the power generation, wind renewable and natural gas marketing and storage businesses. At PPM, Mr. Morrow built the natural gas business unit and acquired four natural gas storage facilities in five transactions. Mr. Morrow was responsible for developing and expanding core business unit teams, mergers and acquisitions, executive management, operations, regulatory advocacy/compliance and commercial management.
Before joining PPM, Mr. Morrow held various senior positions at Texaco Natural Gas within Sabine Pipeline and Sabine Hub Services, up to and including President.
Mr. Morrow currently serves on the Board of Twin Eagle Resource Management, Redwood Midstream Partners, EVX Midstream Partners, WaterBridge Resources and San Mateo Midstream, and previously served on the Board of ENSTOR Inc., Iberdrola Energy Holdings, and PPM Energy Canada Ltd.
Mr. Morrow holds a B.S. degree and an M.B.A. from Texas A&M University.
Mr. Moore is an Executive Vice President and Partner of Five Point Capital Partners. Prior to joining Five Point, Mr. Moore served as President and Chief Executive Officer of NorTex Midstream Partners, a natural gas processing, transportation and storage company with operations in North Texas. At NorTex, Mr. Moore’s responsibilities included the overall management of the company, including overseeing day to day operations, storage marketing and optimization, accounting and financing activities, project management, and regulatory compliance and safety.
Prior to joining NorTex, Mr. Moore served 12 years with ENSTOR, the natural gas storage and marketing subsidiary of Iberdrola, working in several roles, including Vice President of Operations and Engineering and Vice President of Business Development. At ENSTOR, Mr. Moore led the company’s acquisition and development efforts which encompass five natural gas storage facilities representing ~80 Bcf of storage capacity.
Prior to ENSTOR, Mr. Moore served as Director of Marketing and Midstream Businesses for Dominion Resources, responsible for directing the company’s midstream development activities and managing the company’s oil and gas hedging program. Mr. Moore began his career as a Reservoir Engineer for Tenneco Oil Company and Shell Offshore Inc.
Mr. Moore holds a B.S. degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma and an M.B.A. from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Prior to joining Southwestern, Mr. Curry spent more than 25 years at Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) and served in various leadership roles, including as a member of the Chevron Management Committee, President of Chevron Pipe Line Company, and President of Chevron Natural Gas.
Most recently, in his role as President of Chevron Pipe Line Company, Mr. Curry managed the day to day operations and business development of the business unit. Chevron Pipe Line Company owns and operates more than 4,000 miles of crude oil, natural gas, refined products, and chemicals pipeline, storage and terminal assets throughout North America. Prior to Chevron Pipe Line Company, Mr. Curry served as President of Chevron Natural Gas, where he led the Company’s natural gas marketing unit. His responsibilities included managing the day to day operations and P&L for the company’s natural gas marketing and trading activities in North America, Canada and the UK. Prior to that, Mr. Curry held various management positions with Chevron’s Global Gas and Midstream organizations.
Mr. Curry is a past Board Member of the Natural Gas Supply Association, Southern Gas Association and Houston Police Foundation. Mr. Curry holds a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University.
Mr. Wilkinson is the Chief Financial Officer of Five Point Capital Partners. Prior to Five Point, Mr. Wilkinson served as Vice President and Corporate Controller of Iberdrola Renewables, LLC. At Iberdrola, Mr. Wilkinson managed the financial reporting, control and administration, mark-to-market, general ledger and accounting functions across the company’s midstream and renewable industry activities.
Prior to joining Iberdrola, Mr. Wilkinson spent more than 15 years at Chevron in a variety of managerial, financial reporting, accounting, treasury and cash management roles. Mr. Wilkinson served as Controller for Bridgeline Holdings, a midstream joint venture between Chevron (Texaco) and Targa Resources focused on natural gas marketing, trading and storage activities. At Bridgeline, Mr. Wilkinson managed all accounting, treasury and financial reporting activities for the joint venture. Preceding Bridgeline, Mr. Wilkinson served as Manager of Financial Reporting of Chevron’s Natural Gas business unit.
Prior to working at Bridgeline and Chevron, Doug worked for Texaco in the international exploration and production area overseeing the accounting activities of various overseas offices, including Moscow and Bolivia. He began his career at Meridian Oil in Fort Worth, Texas.
Mr. Wilkinson holds a B.A. degree from Texas Wesleyan College and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.
Mr. Cole is a Senior Vice President, Business Development of Five Point Capital Partners. Prior to Five Point, Mr. Cole served as an exclusive contractor for ENSTOR, responsible for the origination, development and execution of new commercial sales for over 100 Bcf of natural gas storage across North America. Mr. Cole’s responsibilities also included the origination, evaluation, execution and oversight of the strategic and business development of ENSTOR’s facilities, as well as the start-up of EO Resources, a brine water sales company in the Permian Basin.
Prior to ENSTOR, Mr. Cole held various management positions at Sonat Marketing, a division of Sonat Inc., within Trading, Origination, and Storage Management. Additionally, Mr. Cole served as Director of Business Development, where he led the strategic development and mergers and acquisitions for the Company’s natural gas and field services business units, and Director of Producer Services, where he managed multiple midstream field services offices responsible for all onshore Sonat E&P (now EP Energy) gathering and processing.
Before joining Sonat, Mr. Cole served as the Director of Natural Gas Marketing and Transportation at Tejas Power Corporation, the industry pioneer for integrated storage and gas supply solutions. At TPC, Mr. Cole was responsible for trading, origination, marketing and end-user sales. During Mr. Cole’s tenure at TPC, TPC introduced the concept of integrated market hubs to the natural gas sector, which served as one of the building blocks for the development of the entire natural gas transportation, distribution and marketing industry.
Before joining TPC Corp, Mr. Cole served in various roles at Kerr-McGee Corporation (now Anadarko) including Engineering, Partner Relations and Gas Control.
Mr. Cole is a board member of the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers, and a past board member of the National Energy Services Association. Mr. Cole holds a B.S. degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Louisiana and an Executive M.B.A. from the University of Houston.
Mr. Tran is a Vice President of Five Point Capital Partners. Prior to Five Point, Mr. Tran was a member of the Corporate Finance group at Simmons & Company International, a leading investment banking firm specializing in the energy industry. While at Simmons, Mr. Tran was involved in a number of merger, acquisition, and corporate advisory assignments and focused exclusively on the midstream energy sector.
Mr. Tran holds a B.B.A. degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
Mr. Manes is a Senior Associate of Five Point Capital Partners. Prior to joining Five Point, Mr. Manes was a member of the Energy Investment Banking group at Wells Fargo Securities, where he was involved in a wide variety of mergers and acquisitions, capital markets financings, and strategic advisory assignments for clients across the upstream oil and gas, midstream, and oilfield services sectors. Mr. Manes began his career with Stout Risius Ross (formerly HFBE) providing corporate valuations for private and family-owned entities.
Mr. Manes holds a B.B.A. degree from the University of Texas at Austin.