Who We Are

What we Value as a Company

Cureton Midstream is a Denver-based growth-oriented midstream company focused on developing and operating natural gas gathering and processing infrastructure in Colorado’s DJ Basin. We believe in driving excellence through innovation and we have an uncompromising commitment to deliver the highest quality of service to our customers, our communities, and each other. Our team combines experience and diverse backgrounds to remain agile and ready to take on the next challenge facing our evolving industry.

Our Core Values

DO THE RIGHT THING

SERVE BOTH CUSTOMERS AND EACH OTHER

BE CREATIVE

EXUDE EXCELLENCE

OPERATE WITH URGENCY

Management

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.
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.

The Team

David Anderson

Manager of Accounting


Orgil Batsaikhan

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


Charlie Beecherl

President and Chief Executive Officer


Spencer Biddle

Project Engineer


Mason Clark

GIS Analyst


Melissa Craddock

Office Manager


Bryan Crowe

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer


Everett Davis

Manager of Business Development


John Edward Hibbert

Vice President of Corporate Development


Liz Humbert

Director of Accounting and Controller


Torrie Jenkins

Executive Assistant


Luke Landis

Finance Associate


Larry Palmer

Director of Operations


Ashley Rable

Project Controls Lead


Phil Rearick

Senior Accountant


Jackie Richter

Commercial Manager


Dugan Rozman

Commercial Analyst


Christopher Salazar

Information Technology Manager


T.J. Shipman

Director of Finance


Alex Van Noord

Finance Associate


Lynnette Vasquez

Accounts Payable Specialist


Keith Walter

Director of Engineering


Corey Ward

Director of Legal and Land


Capital Partners

TAILWATER CAPITAL LLC

Tailwater Capital is a highly specialized middle-market private equity firm focused on the energy sector. The firm provides a growth mindset and a partnership-oriented approach, with experienced management teams in the midstream and upstream industries. Tailwater currently manages $3.7 billion in committed capital. The firm’s established track record consists of more than 100 transactions in the upstream and midstream industries, representing $22 billion of value.

ARES MANAGEMENT, L.P.

Ares Management, L.P. is a publicly traded, leading global alternative asset manager with approximately $282 billion of assets under management, as of September 30, 2021. The company has more than 18 offices across the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia. Ares has a 20+ year investment track record over 70 platform investments in its Ares Corporate Opportunities Funds. Ares’ Private Equity Group has $32.7 billion in assets under management, as of September 30, 2021.