Tristream Energy, LLC announced today that Mark Thomas has joined Tristream as Vice President – Commercial and Project Management, based in our Houston headquarters office.  Mr. Thomas has over 33 years of diverse experience in the midstream, natural gas marketing and LPG/NGL industry, specifically in gas processing plant supply, commercial negotiation, construction, operations, safety and engineering.

Most recently Mr. Thomas headed the midstream operations of Hanlon Gas Processing in Breckenridge, TX.  He previously has worked for AmeriGas, as well as Dynegy and its predecessor companies, including Warren Petroleum where he began his career.

Thomas will have responsibility for all commercial activities inside of the company including business development, management of existing commercial arrangements, and contract negotiation.  As his title reflects, he will also be involved in helping to manage and facilitate some of the company’s high priority projects, and in that role will have a close interface with the operations and engineering team.

“Mark brings to Tristream a distinguished and broad based work history in midstream natural gas, NGL and LPG operations” said Ken Purgason, President and CEO of Tristream Energy.

Mr. Thomas holds degrees in Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, both from the University of Oklahoma.