(918) 359-0980


Our Main Principles are Bob Jackson and Robert Mitchell.

Bob Jackson

Upon graduation from Cornell University, Jackson began his gas-processing career with Cities Service Oil Company where he was employed for fifteen years in the Natural Gas Liquids Division. In 1982 he founded Cimarron Gas Companies, L.L.C. In 1983 he was one of four founders of American Central Gas Companies, Inc. Jackson served as a director of the Gas Processors Association (GPA), on various GPA committees and as an officer of the GPA.  He also served three years on the Propane Education and Research Council (PERC) including one year as a Vice- Chairman.  He also served as director of the Oklahoma Natural Gas Association.

Phone: (918) 710-4129

Robert Mitchell

Vice President
In 1981, after obtaining a Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Texas, Mitchell was employed by Perry Gas Company where he held positions in operations, design, gas supply and business development. In 1986 he joined Rockland Pipeline Company, and held management positions in operations and business development. Mitchell accepted the position of Manager of Operations with Cimarron Gas Companies, LLC in 1991, and joined Carrera in 1996. He is an active member of the Gas Processors Association (GPA), and has served as chairman of the Advocacy Steering Committee, as a member of the Executive and Finance Committee and on the Board of Directors.

Phone: (918) 710-4128

Galen Smith

Manager of Operations

Smith has over 33 years of operational and project management experience in both production and midstream sectors. He is knowledgeable in the construction and operation of processing, treating, compression and pipeline facilities and has been with Carrera Gas Companies since 2006. He previously held operational and supervisory positions with Mesa Petroleum and Pioneer Natural Resources.

(580) 795-7396


Accounting Manager

Bippus has over 17 years of oil and gas accounting experience that encompasses various roles in the upstream and midstream sectors. His expertise covers revenue, regulatory, joint interest, gas plant and gathering system settlements and financial reporting. Bippus is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a BS in Accounting from Oklahoma State University.

(918) 710-4122


Office Manager

Hite has assisted geologists, engineers, managers and executives for over 20 years throughout which she has developed an understanding of gas scheduling, human resources and administration. She previously worked for companies such as SemGroup, LP, Petrohawk Energy Corporation and BHP Billiton.

(918) 710-4121

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