Frank D. Tsuru, Chief Executive Officer
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Tsuru has over 35 years of industry experience. Mr. Tsuru co-founded and currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Momentum Entities, which are midstream oil and gas companies, a position he has held since 2004. In 2002, Mr. Tsuru founded Aka Energy, which was a midstream company focused on acquiring midstream assets off of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe (SUIT) Reservation. Prior to that, Mr. Tsuru ran SUIT’s midstream company, Red Cedar Gathering, from 1995 to 2002. In 1990, Mr. Tsuru founded Southwestern Production, an upstream company focused on coal bed methane development in the San Juan basin, which was sold to Conoco Phillips. He began his career as a drilling and production engineer for TXO Production Corp. in Denver, where he was part of the team that evaluated the company’s reserves and provided M&A support. Mr. Tsuru holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Kansas.