Summit Midstream Partners LP (NYSE: SMLP) has appointed Robert Wohleber to the board of directors of SMLP's general partner. Wohleber was appointed to the board on August 5, and will serve as a member of the board's conflicts committee, compensation committee and audit committee.
Wohleber served as senior vice president and CFO of Kerr-McGee Corp., an oil and gas exploration and production company, from December 1999 to August 2006. He also served as senior vice president and CFO of Freeport-McMoran Inc., a phosphate fertilizer producer in the US, from 1996 to 1998. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Pittsburgh.
SMLP is a growth-oriented limited partnership focused on owning and operating midstream energy infrastructure assets that are strategically located in the core producing areas of unconventional resource basins, primarily shale formations, in North America.
Summit Midstream Partners LLC ("Summit Investments") owns a 71.6% limited partner interest in SMLP and owns and controls the general partner of SMLP, Summit Midstream GP LLC, which has sole responsibility for conducting the business and managing the operations of SMLP. Summit Investments also owns, operates and is developing various crude oil, natural gas, and water-related midstream energy infrastructure assets in the Bakken shale play in North Dakota, the DJ Niobrara shale play in Colorado, the Uinta Basin in Utah, and the Piceance Basin in western Colorado. Summit Investments is a privately held company owned by members of management, funds controlled by Energy Capital Partners II LLC, and GE Energy Financial Services Inc. and certain of its affiliates.