Mr. Cole is a Partner and Executive Vice President of Five Point Energy. Five Point is one of the leading Private Equity companies in the water midstream space with almost $2B currently committed to produced water management infrastructure across multiple basins. Prior to Five Point, Mr. Cole ran Business Development for ENSTOR, one of the largest independent gas storage companies in North America with facilities across the US and Canada. Mr. Cole’s responsibilities within ENSTOR also included the start-up of EO Resources, a brine water sales company in the Permian Basin.
Prior to ENSTOR, Mr. Cole held various senior management positions at Sonat Energy Services, where he led Corporate Development, Midstream Services, Storage Management as well as Marketing and Trading. Before joining Sonat, Mr. Cole served as the Director of Natural Gas Marketing and Transportation at Tejas Power Corporation, the industry pioneer for independent salt cavern storage. Before joining TPC Corp, Mr. Cole served in various roles at Kerr-McGee Corporation including Engineering, Partner Relations and Gas Control.
Mr. Cole has served on the boards of the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers and the National Energy Services Association. Mr. Cole is a Petroleum Engineer from the University of Louisiana and received his Executive M.B.A. from the University of Houston.