Professionals with years of experience connect you with the markets for your oil and gas when you work with us. Although our name has changed, we remain committed to our clients and their needs. As such, we provide you with dependable transport through durable pipelines, and we do it in a manner that is safe for everyone involved as well as the environment.
Matt Rowland is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Third Coast. Mr. Rowland has more than 30 years of experience in the natural gas industry and was a founder of High Point Energy, LLC. Mr. Rowland served as SVP and Chief Operating Officer of American Midstream from 2013 through 2016. Prior to founding High Point Energy, Mr. Rowland served as VP for Asset Optimization at CIMA Energy, LTD and held various management positions at Tennessee Gas Pipeline. Mr. Rowland received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT &
CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER
Ryan Rupe is the Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of Third Coast. Previously, Mr. Rupe served as the VP of Natural Gas Services and Offshore Pipelines and VP of Commercial Operations at American Midstream. Prior to his appointment as an officer of American Midstream, he was a Partner and served as Director of Commercial Operations for High Point Energy, LLC. Mr. Rupe joined High Point Energy from CIMA Energy LP, where he was an Owner and served as Director of Gulf Coast Trading. Mr. Rupe is a graduate of Texas A&M University and is a member of the Texas A&M Athletic Hall of Fame and Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT &
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Phillip Elliott is the Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Third Coast. With over 25 years in the energy industry, Mr. Elliott has held various financial, commercial and operational roles throughout his career. Most recently, Mr. Elliott served as the President and Chief Financial Officer of Glacier Oil & Gas Corporation, an Alaska-focused independent oil and gas company. Prior to Glacier, Mr. Elliott held senior-level positions at EQT Corporation including Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning, Commercial Analysis & Land and Corporate Treasurer. Mr. Elliott received a B.A. from Bucknell University, a M.S. from the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering, and a Master of Business Administration from Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business.
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, GENERAL COUNSEL & CORPORATE SECRETARY
Nadine is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Third Coast. She joined Third Coast in 2016 after more than five years with TransCanada. Nadine has more than 20 years of experience as an energy industry lawyer, starting her career in private practice with firms in New York and Washington, D.C., including Baker Botts. Nadine has a B.A. from New York University and a J.D. from Fordham Law School.
P. BRIAN NIELSEN
VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS & TECHNICAL SERVICES
P. Brian Nielsen is the Vice President, Operations & Technical Services for Third Coast, managing Field Operations, Engineering & Project Management, Supply Chain and EHS&R. Previously, Mr. Nielsen served as Senior Director of Gathering & Processing Operations at American Midstream. Mr. Nielsen has over 25 years’ experience in the Natural Gas and Liquids Gathering, Processing & Transmission business segments, in Operations, Engineering and Compliance Managements roles; including 15 years with Texas Eastern Products Pipeline Company and 5 years with Access Midstream. Mr. Nielsen holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology.
VICE PRESIDENT OF COMMERCIAL SERVICES
Buddy Gray is the Vice President of Commercial Services of Third Coast. Mr. Gray has been with the company since its founding in 2019. Prior to Third Coast, Mr. Gray worked at American Midstream, High Point Energy, and El Paso Corporation in various roles. Mr. Gray has a BBA from the University of Texas at Austin.