Senior Vice President, Midstream & Marketing, Rice Energy; Chief Operating Officer, Rice Midstream Partners
Robert R. Wingo was appointed as senior vice president, chief operating officer and a member of the Board of Directors of our general partner in August 2014. Wingo has served as Rice Energy’s vice president of Midstream and Marketing since June 2013. Prior to joining Rice Energy, he served as director, Corporate Development for Copano Energy, LLC, a Houston-based midstream energy company, from January 2010 until May 2013, where he helped lead the company’s pursuit of mergers, acquisitions and greenfield projects. From March 2008 to January 2010, he served as Director, Business Development and Field Services in Copano’s Denver office and was responsible for acquisitions, business development and field services in the Rocky Mountain region. From 2006 to 2008, Wingo served as manager, Corporate Development for Copano, focusing on mergers and acquisitions. Wingo began his career in 2002 as a project engineer and operations manager for Copano and managed all engineering, construction and operations activities for over 1,400 miles of natural gas and NGL pipelines. Wingo holds a BS in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Texas.