Pinon Midstream's leadership team

Steven Green

Founding Partner & Chief Executive Officer
Steven Green

Mr. Green is a founding partner at Piñon Midstream and serves as chief executive officer. With more than 12 years of experience in engineering and operations leadership roles within the midstream sector, Mr. Green brings to Piñon Midstream extensive experience in the engineering, construction and operation of natural gas pipelines, compression, sour gas treating, and cryogenic processing plants.

Most recently, Mr. Green spent seven years at Caiman Energy II and Blue Racer Midstream, where for the past three years he was senior vice president of engineering and operations. In this role he was directly responsible for daily operations of 1.3 Bcf/d of natural gas processing and gathering along with 134,000-bbl/d of liquids fractionation. Prior to Caiman Energy, he held roles of increasing responsibility at Plains Gas Solutions and Regency Energy Partners, with an emphasis on engineering and operations of natural gas gathering and processing assets. Most notably during this time, Mr. Green oversaw the engineering and installation of three cryogenic processing facilities, the operations of five cryogenic processing facilities and operations of a sour gas gathering system and treating facility that included 3,000 GPM of amine treating and a sulfur recovery unit.

Mr. Green received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Mississippi State University. He lives with his family in Katy, Texas.

Justin Bennett

Founding Partner & Chief Commercial Officer
Justin Bennett

Mr. Bennett is a founding partner at Piñon Midstream and serves as chief commercial officer. He has 12 years of midstream oil and gas and oilfield services experience with a focus on commercial business development in the Delaware Basin. 

Most recently, Mr. Bennett was director of business development for Pinnacle Midstream II and Vaquero Midstream. At Vaquero Midstream, he was a key contributor in growing a large-scale gas gathering and processing asset to serve the Southern Delaware Basin that included 400 MMcf/d of cryogenic processing capacity. Prior to Vaquero, he was director of business development at Zephyr Gas Services, where he was responsible for all business development functions, and he was responsible for coordinating the sales, engineering, operations, and construction teams to achieve effective sour gas treating project execution and operation. He brings an extensive knowledge of the Delaware Basin along with experience in the design and operation of sour gas treating equipment.

Mr. Bennett received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Texas A&M University. He lives with his family in Tomball, Texas.

David Cargill

Vice President of Finance
David Cargill

Mr. Cargill serves as vice president of finance at Piñon Midstream. He brings 12 years of energy experience to the Piñon team, with a background in upstream oil and gas, financial services and commodities.

Most recently, Mr. Cargill was manager of business development and planning for Hawkwood Energy. At Hawkwood, he was directly involved in over 35 A&D transactions, growing Hawkwood’s Eagle Ford position to over 150,000 net acres. Prior to Hawkwood, he was an analyst in the Natural Resources Investment Banking group at J.P. Morgan, where he participated in over $8 billion of M&A and capital markets transactions with public and private clients. Prior to J.P. Morgan, Mr. Cargill was a risk analyst for Merrill Lynch Commodities in Houston..

Mr. Cargill received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from Texas A&M University. He lives with his wife and three children in Houston, Texas.