Quantum Energy Partners Taps EOG's Garrison For Advisory Role

May 1 2017 | 9:23pm ET

Energy sector specialist Quantum Energy Partners has named former EOG Resources executive Robert Garrison as a senior advisor and member of the company’s technical committee.

In his new role, Garrison will work with Quantum’s investment and technical teams to identify and evaluate attractive investment opportunities and will also be available to Quantum’s portfolio companies to assist and advise them on strategy and execution, the company said in a statement. 

Garrison has 40 years of executive and operating experience in the energy industry, Quantum added. He was one of the early pioneers in understanding and advancing unconventional resource plays, and is generally regarded as one of the world’s foremost technical and operational experts on shale gas and tight oil. For the past 21 years, he worked for EOG Resources and is credited with starting and running EOG’s Eagle Ford division, the company’s largest and most profitable division. Most recently, he was executive vice president and general manager of Western U.S. and Canada for EOG 

“We are very pleased that Bob has chosen to partner with Quantum,” said Wil VanLoh, founder and CEO of Quantum, in the statement. “He was instrumental in EOG becoming one of the leading unconventional shale operators in the country and his executive, technical and operational experience, coupled with his entrepreneurial mindset, will add tremendous value to our firm’s industry-leading technical understanding of how to make money and how to manage risk in unconventional resource plays.” 

Founded in 1998, Quantum Energy Partners is a provider of private equity capital to the global energy industry, having managed together with its affiliates, approximately $11 billion in equity commitments since inception.

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