Victor Davis serves Clearfork Midstream as executive vice president, operations. Mr. Davis is an accomplished energy industry professional with more than 25 years of experience, including upstream/midstream operations, project management and asset optimization. Mr. Davis’s extensive knowledge of Clearfork Midstream’s Haynesville Shale natural gas gathering, treating and transportation systems comes first hand.
Mr. Davis served Azure Midstream as vice president of operations before Azure was acquired by Clearfork in February 2022. Mr. Davis managed more than 1,400 miles of pipelines with throughput and treating capacity of over 2.2 Bcf/d. He provided oversight of all operations including safety, land, construction, regulatory compliance, engineering, compression, treating, processing, measurement, asset integrity and asset optimization. In this position, Mr. Davis led a team of 80 operations personnel to over 2.1 million man-hours without a lost time incident by instilling and protecting a robust safety culture. Mr. Davis’s facilities received GPA Midstream Association safety awards for 6 consecutive years. Mr. Davis implemented targeted goal management with team scorecards that resulted in an OPEX reduction of more than $31 million. Mr. Davis also optimized assets across fleets by moving compressors and treaters, re-directing gas flow thereby increasing utilization at central facilities, and un-manning remote sites using real-time monitoring/communications from control rooms.
Prior to Azure, Mr. Davis served TGGT Midstream as vice president of operations. TGGT was a natural gas gathering, transportation and treating company formed as 50/50 joint venture between BG Group and EXCO Resources. At TGGT Mr. Davis managed more than 1,100 miles of pipelines with throughput and treating capacity of over 1.2 Bcf/d. He provided oversight of all operations and 80 employees in two states, handling safety, land, construction, regulatory compliance, engineering, compression, treating, processing, measurement, asset integrity and asset optimization. He was responsible for oversight of engineering and construction of three treating facilities with total capacity of 1.2 Bcf/d. Mr. Davis designed and installed over 300 miles of large diameter (12”-36”), high pressure pipe in the Haynesville Shale and he was responsible for construction of gathering systems and treating plants to accommodate a large customer’s 23-rig drilling schedule, overseeing more than 2,500 contractor personnel daily.
Before TGGT, Mr. Davis served EXCO Resources as director of midstream operations, where he managed more than 700 miles of pipeline with processing and compression of over 100 Mmcf/d, implemented and managed a PHMSA-compliant gas control room and provided oversight and guidance to 30 land men and installed more than 350 miles of new pipeline.