Business Overview

Founded in 2016, Cureton is a growth oriented, Denver based midstream company focused on developing and operating infrastructure to transport and process natural gas and natural gas products from oil and gas wells in Colorado to local and national markets.

Cureton focuses on constructing and operating in a safe, efficient and environmentally responsible manner. Commitment to the wellbeing of our customers, communities, and people guides our decisions.

Management Team

The management team brings a breadth of experiences engineering, constructing, and operating assets across the United States.

Charlie T. Beecherl

President and Chief Executive Officer

Charlie is the founder, President and CEO of Cureton. Prior to founding Cureton, Charlie served in various project management and business development roles at Wildcat Midstream, involving its gas gathering and processing system in North Louisiana’s Cotton Valley play, as well as a crude gathering system in the Permian. Prior to Wildcat, Charlie held various operations and land roles for E&Ps, including a subsidiary of Chesapeake Energy. Charlie holds a BBA in Finance and Management from Texas Christian University.

Orgil Batsaikhan

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Orgil is Cureton’s Chief Financial Officer overseeing the company’s finance and accounting functions. Prior to Cureton, Orgil worked for Williams Companies as a Senior Project Analyst focusing on economic evaluations and diligence of large-scale transactions including M&A, capital projects and major contracts. Prior to Williams, Orgil worked in corporate finance for Access Midstream Partners. He holds a BA in International Business from Concordia College as well as MBA and MS in Finance degrees from the University of Tulsa. Orgil is a CFA Charterholder.

Bryan Crowe

Chief Operating Officer

As the Chief Operating Officer, Bryan is responsible for the engineering, construction, and operations of Cureton’s pipelines and facilities.  Bryan was previously the General Manager for MarkWest’s Marcellus and Utica Assets gathering over 4Bcf/d in gas and transporting over 400Mbbl/d of NGL, Ethane, Propane, Butane, Natural Gasoline, and Crude through a 3000-mile pipeline system consisting of liquid pump stations and over 300,000 HP of Compression across KY, MI, OH, PA, and WV areas.  In addition to his operational responsibilities, Mr. Crowe served as the lead technical and regulatory subject matter expert for a myriad of pipeline integrity and safety issues including Recommended Practices and current/future regulations. He has more than 17 years of experience in midstream engineering and operations including control room management, PSM, and PHMSA regulatory compliance. Bryan has also held various roles at SolSpec, Enterprise Products, and served in the United States Navy.  He has a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Liberty University.

Larry Palmer

Director of Operations

Larry Palmer has 35 years of experience in Midstream Oil & Gas. Most recently, Larry served as the VP of Operations for Blue Racer Midstream LLC overseeing 178 employees and building 150 miles of pipeline, field compression, an 80 Mbbld frac plant, and three 200 MMscfd Cryogenic Plants. Throughout Larry’s carrier, he has played a part in over 50 different gas processing plants serving in capacities such as Project Management, Training, and Operations Manager through commissioning, startup, and operational phases of the plant. Larry’s experience also spans domestic and international basins in countries such as Asia, Africa, South America, and North America. Along with managing day to day operational efforts, Larry has spent the last 17 years providing classroom and field training for operations and technical personnel.

Capital Partners

Tailwater Capital LLC

Tailwater Capital LLC is a highly specialized middle market private equity firm focused exclusively on the energy industry. Tailwater has a strong history of creating solutions oriented, value-added partnerships with experienced management teams to invest growth equity across the midstream and upstream sectors.

With a well-established track record consisting of more than 100 transactions in the upstream and midstream sectors representing $18.8 billion of value, the firm believes that alignment of interests and a long-term partnership approach are two of the key components to creating a strong foundation for a successful investment.

Ares Management, L.P.

Ares Management, L.P. is a publicly traded, leading global alternative asset manager with approximately $121 billion of assets under management as of June 30, 2018 and 18 offices in the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia. Since its inception in 1997, Ares has adhered to a disciplined investment philosophy that focuses on delivering strong risk-adjusted investment returns throughout market cycles.

Ares Private Equity Group has approximately $23.6 billion of assets under management as of June 30, 2018.