RONALD J. BARCROFT
Senior Vice President, Natural Gas Liquids
Ronald J. Barcroft was appointed Senior Vice President, Natural Gas Liquids of our general partner in October 2012. From August 2011 to October 2012, Mr. Barcroft served as Senior Vice President, Business Development of our general partner. From July 2009 to August 2011, Mr. Barcroft served as Senior Vice President, Commercial of Southcross Energy LLC, our predecessor. Mr. Barcroft has 43 years of experience in the energy industry in the United States and Canada. From 2005 until 2012, Mr. Barcroft served as Senior Vice President of Estrella Energy LP, an entity formed for the purpose of acquiring midstream companies, which was a founding investor in our predecessor. In 2005, he retired as vice president of Duke Energy Field Services, LLC, where he was responsible for the Western Division’s commercial and business development activities. From 1989 to 1991, Mr. Barcroft served in various management positions at Associated Natural Gas, Inc. (the predecessor to Duke Energy Field Services, LLC), including commercial vice president, from 1991 to 2005, a position he held during various mergers and acquisitions that made Duke Energy Field Services, LLC the largest midstream company in the United States. From 1986 to 1989, Mr. Barcroft worked at Midstates Natural Gas, a startup gas gathering and processing company in Oklahoma, after selling Valley Energy, a Colorado gathering, processing and marketing company he founded in 1983, to Associated Natural Gas Inc. From 1969 to 1983, Mr. Barcroft held various engineering and management positions with Shell Canada, Air Liquide Engineering & Construction and Dome Petroleum in the United States and Canada.
Mr. Barcroft received a Bachelor’s of Applied Science in chemical engineering in 1969 from the University of Waterloo, Ontario. Prior to leaving Canada, Mr. Barcroft was a registered engineer in Quebec and Alberta. He has served on the board of the Gas Processors Association, Oklahoma region, and on various Gas Processors Association regional committees.