ASGMT Announces Keynote Speaker for 2012 School
Barry E. Davis
President and Chief Executive Officer
Crosstex Energy, L.P.
Barry E. Davis is President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Crosstex Energy, L.P. (NASDAQ: XTXI), and President and Chief Executive Officer of Crosstex Energy, L.P. (NASDAQ: XTEX). He has over 25 years of energy-industry experience and is a well-known business leader and results-oriented entrepreneur.
Mr. Davis led the founding of Crosstex in 1996. Under his leadership, Crosstex has evolved into a significant service provider in the energy industry's midstream business sector. Crosstex provides services for approximately 3.2 billion cubic feet of natural gas a day, or approximately six percent of marketed U.S. daily production.
In 1992, Mr. Davis founded Ventana Natural Gas Company, a predecessor of Crosstex. Two years later, Comstock Natural Gas, a subsidiary of Comstock Resources, Inc., was formed through the acquisition of the assets and operations of Ventana to market the gas of its parent company and to continue to provide midstream natural gas services to independent oil and gas producers and energy consumers. Mr. Davis engineered a management-led buyout of Comstock Natural Gas, Inc. in 1996 and formed Crosstex Energy Services.
Mr. Davis serves on the boards of OneHundredX, Texas Christian University's (TCU) Energy Institute and the TCU Neely Entrepreneurship Center. He is a member and former president of the Natural Gas and Electric Power Society, as well as a member of the Dallas Wildcat Committee, Dallas Petroleum Club and Young Presidents Organization.
Mr. Davis, who is a native of Frisco, Texas, earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in finance from Texas Christian University.