OKLAHOMA CITY, August 25, 2017 – Valiant Midstream has announced the hiring of Cody Blosch as Vice President of Business Development. Blosch will assume responsibility for executing Valiant’s growth strategy by leveraging his unique combination of upstream and midstream experience.
Blosch began his career with ExxonMobil in Houston where his performance consistently ranked among the top of his colleagues. He then began building expertise in the midstream industry holding management roles with Chesapeake Midstream Partners; its successor, Access Midstream Partners; and Enable Midstream Partners as he led projects and managed assets of over $1 billion in value through acquisitions, joint ventures and organic growth projects. Blosch most recently served as Manager of Gas Marketing for Continental Resources where he partnered with midstream service providers to develop mutually beneficial solutions to maximize Continental’s gas production in the Midcontinent and Bakken regions.
“We are excited about the wealth of experience and strong relationships Cody brings to the Valiant team,” said Brandon Webster, Valiant President and CEO. “Cody’s proven track record with both producers and midstream providers enforces Valiant’s mission to offer a producer-focused perspective and strengthens our ability to develop innovative solutions that will drive value-creating results for our customers.”
Blosch earned a bachelor’s degree and a master of business administration degree from Oklahoma State University and was named a Top 10 graduate in his MBA class.
ABOUT VALIANT MIDSTREAM, LLC
Headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Valiant Midstream is a private midstream energy company focused on providing innovation, energy, and results to midstream customers in the Mid-Continent and across North America. Valiant’s full suite of midstream services includes natural gas gathering, processing, treating and compression; crude oil gathering, storage and transportation; condensate stabilization/splitting; produced water gathering; and marketing services. Valiant Midstream is backed by a $150 million funding commitment from Tailwater and Valiant management. Tailwater expects to increase its commitment to Valiant as the company executes its growth strategy. For more information, please visit www.valiantmidstream.com.
ABOUT TAILWATER CAPITAL LLC
Dallas-based Tailwater Capital is a sophisticated, growth-oriented energy private equity firm with a wellestablished track record, having executed more than 65 energy transactions in the upstream and midstream sectors representing over $16.6 billion in transaction value. Tailwater currently manages over $2.1 billion in committed capital, over $700 million of which is available for new investments. Tailwater is focused on acquiring and growing midstream assets as well as participating in non-operated upstream opportunities in select basins. For more information, please visit www.tailwatercapital.com.