Chief Executive Officer of Oryx Midstream Services
Brett Wiggs is the Chief Executive Officer of Oryx Midstream Services. Mr. Wiggs has a long history as a successful leader in the energy industry, both in the U.S. and abroad, and has a strong record of creating value and growth. Mr. Wiggs formed Oryx in late 2013 and grew the company from a startup to its sale to Stonepeak Energy Partners for $3.6 billion in 2019. He continues to lead the company today. Over a period of less than seven years, Oryx became the second-largest oil gathering and regional transport company in the Permian Basin, moving approximately 700,000 barrels of oil per day through more than 1,500 miles of pipe and approximately 3 million barrels of storage, the majority of which were developed and built as greenfield assets.
Most recently prior to founding Oryx, Mr. Wiggs served as a managing director for EnCap Flatrock Midstream. Previously, Mr. Wiggs served as CEO of DFW Midstream Services, a natural gas gathering company focused in the Barnett Shale. Within three years of starting the company in 2008, Mr. Wiggs built a gathering system with more than 80 miles of large and small-diameter pipeline and approximately 50,000 horsepower of compression in a dense urban environment. Mr. Wiggs has also served as President and General Manager of Bolivia’s principal oil and gas pipeline company, Transredes SA, and as president and CEO of the Cuiaba Integrated Power Project, a power plant and natural gas pipeline project located in western Brazil. Additionally, Mr. Wiggs has held various business development and management positions at Enron and TXU.
Prior to beginning his business career, Mr. Wiggs served as an artillery officer in the U.S. Army. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from West Point and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas.