Carnelian Energy Capital
Mr. Goodman is a Principal of Carnelian Energy Capital Management, L.P., where he is responsible for leading investment sourcing regions, transaction due diligence and execution and monitoring active portfolio companies. Prior to joining Carnelian, Mr. Goodman was a Senior Vice President of Post Oak Energy Capital. Mr. Goodman also previously served as a Director of Finance for a private equity-backed oil and gas company, an Associate at First Reserve Corporation in Houston, and an Analyst in the Global Energy Group of UBS Investment Bank in Houston. Mr. Goodman grew up in Houston, Texas, and received a B.B.A. and an M.P.A. in Accounting from The University of Texas at Austin.
Austin Akers is the Chief Executive Officer of Bison Oil & Gas Partners, LLC and Bison Oil & Gas Partners II ("Bison"). Prior to co-founding Bison, Austin co-founded and served as the Vice President of Land at LOGOS Resources, LLC ("LOGOS") where he was instrumental in the building and the development of a substantial land position in the Gallup Sandstone core of the San Juan Basin as well as the successful divestiture of those assets.
Mr. Akers began his career as a field landman throughout the Rockies. During his career Austin has built and/or sold numerous companies in the oil and gas space including Buffalo Royalties, LLC, Warner-Caldwell Investments, LLC, and Cayuga Holdings, LLC and also managed numerous producing fields as head landman of LINN Energy's Delaware Basin position from 2010-2012.