Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Carnelian Energy Capital Management, L.P.
Jeffrey Gilbert is the Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel of Carnelian Energy Capital Management, L.P., an energy investment firm based in Houston, where he oversees Carnelian’s administrative, compliance and legal functions. Additionally, Mr. Gilbert serves a legal resource to Carnelian’s portfolio companies. With approximately $1.8 billion of cumulative equity commitments, Carnelian focuses on lower-to-middle market equity investments in the North American upstream, midstream and oilfield services sectors in partnership with best-in-class management teams.
Mr. Gilbert joined Carnelian in connection with its formation in 2015. Prior to joining Carnelian, Mr. Gilbert was an attorney in the Houston office of Bracewell LLP, an international law firm. While at Bracewell, Mr. Gilbert was involved in the representation and counsel to clients in a variety of transactions, including financing, leasing and acquisition and divestiture transactions in the oil and gas and real estate industries. Mr. Gilbert grew up in Houston, Texas, and received a Bachelor’s of Journalism with highest honors from The University of Texas at Austin and a J.D. with honors from The University of Texas School of Law.