Gary Conway is one of the original founding partners of Vaquero and is the firm’s CEO/President. He has over 30 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry and a track record of success.
Prior to co-founding Vaquero, Gary served as Vice President of Engineering and Operations at TEAK Midstream LLC, and was a key participant in the board’s analysis and decision making. His role involved all aspects of the engineering and operations of more than 300 miles of high and low pressure gathering systems, a grassroots 262-mile high pressure gathering pipeline, and a 200 MMSCFD processing facility with an additional 400 MMSCFD planned on the complex.
Prior to his tenure with TEAK, Gary served as Vice President of Treating and Construction for Petrohawk/Hawk Field Services, completing the midstream assets in the Fayetteville Shale, establishing a major footprint of midstream assets in the Haynesville Shale and the initial assets for the Eagle Ford Shale.
Prior to Petrohawk/Hawk Field Services, Gary was Director of Processing for Energy Transfer. In this role, he was instrumental in guiding Energy Transfer into the Barnett Shale, leading the construction and operations of the 500 MMSCFD Godley Cryogenic Complex.
Previously, Gary was Manager of Engineering at Crosstex Energy Services in the Treating Division, where under his execution management Crosstex grew to more than 120 operating amine plants. Prior to joining Crosstex, he was employed by consulting firms as a chemical engineer working for major and independent natural gas and petrochemical companies in the United States and abroad.
Gary received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University.