Align Midstream Partners is a Dallas-based midstream company focused on serving producers’ needs in emerging and established basins within the US.
Align is concentrated on building greenfield midstream assets including gas, crude oil and water gathering pipelines, treating and gas processing plants, and salt water disposal wells in emerging basins.
Align is also focused on acquiring midstream assets in established basins and on creating opportunities through repurposing facilities as appropriate. Align Midstream Partner’s seasoned management team has a proven track record of providing their customers meaningful midstream solutions.
Fritz BrinkmanPresident & CEO
Mr. Brinkman founded Align Midstream in March, 2013. Mr. Brinkman has over 40 years of energy experience. Mr. Brinkman’s primary responsibility is sourcing opportunities in the midstream sector through both acquisitions and greenfield opportunities including: pipelines, processing, treating and compression. Prior to founding Align, Mr. Brinkman was VP of Business Development with Tenaska Capital Managem ...
MATTHEW OSBORNCOO & VP OF ENGINEERING
Mr. Osborn joined Align Midstream in October, 2013. Mr. Osborn began his career in the United States Navy serving as a Submarine Warfare Officer, ultimately qualifying as an Engineer Officer. Mr. Osborn has over 13 years of energy and engineering experience and previously worked at PVR Partners as the Director of Engineering. During his time at PVR Partners he was involved in the construction and operat ...
LANE SKINNERVP OF OPERATIONS
Mr. Skinner joined Align Midstream in September 2016. Mr. Skinner began his career in the Oil and Gas fields of East Texas more than two decades ago working for various companies including UPRC, DEFS, DCP Midstream, PVR Partners, and Regency. Prior to joining Align Midstream, Mr. Skinner served as the Director of Operations for Energy Transfer Partners Central Midcon Region, managing the operations of ...
JONATHAN CROUSEVP OF COMMERCIAL
Mr. Crouse joined Align Midstream in April of 2016. Prior to joining the Align team, Mr. Crouse was a founding partner of PSI Midstream, a private equity backed midstream company with assets in Louisiana. PSI grew from a business plan into a company with over 600 MMCFD of cryo gas processing capacity, 200 miles of high pressure gas gathering lines, and had a successful exit to Hilcorp. While at PSI, ...
MATTHEW ATTAWAYVP OF FINANCE
Mr. Attaway joined Align Midstream in March of 2016, and is responsible for project evaluation, transaction execution, and strategy development. Mr. Attaway has over six years of strategy and finance experience across multiple industries, including energy, real estate, and travel and tourism. He most recently served as Director of Strategy and Finance for the Hartford Companies, a real estate developm ...