Roy Patton

Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer

Roy Patton comes to Howard Energy Partners with nearly 35 years of experience in the natural gas pipeline industry. His experience spans all aspects of commercial activities including gathering and processing, high-pressure transmission pipelines, business development, and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining HEP, Patton was senior vice president of commercial operations at Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP), where his responsibilities included the management of approximately 7,500 miles of pipelines in Texas and Louisiana and more than 60 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage. Patton most recently oversaw ETP’s activities in Mexico and was responsible for creating approximately 1 billion cubic feet per day of new business and developing more than 300 miles of 42-inch pipeline with more than 2.5 billion cubic feet per day of capacity from the Permian Basin to Mexico.