Mr. Carpenter joined Sterling Energy in September of 2012 as its Senior Vice President – Business Development. Mr. Carpenter has twenty five years of experience in exploration and production companies handling land, marketing, sales, transportation and product hedging duties. Mr. Carpenter served as Vice President of Marketing for Prima Energy Corporation from 1994 to 2005. He has held positions with Barrett Resources Corporation and more recently worked mid-stream assets serving as Thunder Creek Gas Services Manager of Business Development from 2006 to 2012. Mr. Carpenter holds Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Judicial Administration degrees from the University of Denver.