CEO, Monterra Energy LLC
Arturo Vivar has more than 25 years experience in the energy industry, initially working as an engineer and later in various leadership roles in the natural gas, power and crude oil sectors. He began his career as an engineer at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and later served as International Treasurer for Silicon Graphics. He then went on to be one of the original marketers for Enron Capital & Trade from 1992 until 1996 where he structured and sold long term natural gas packages, and was a founding member of Enron’s power trading and marketing group.
Arturo moved into the energy infrastructure portion and entrepreneurial side of his career while working at Cinergy, where he created a group that successfully restructured independent power projects and held titles including Chief Risk Officer of the Commodity Business Unit and VP Business Development & Origination. His next venture was with WesPac Energy, where he focused on developing energy infrastructure, commodity supply decisions, hedging and risk management.
Most recently, Arturo was a founder and CFO of Rangeland Energy, a private equity backed, Houston-based oil and gas infrastructure company focused on the Bakken. As an owner and CFO, he participated in all aspects of the company’s activities. Arturo is a Civil Engineer from Cal Polytechnic University and has his MBA from Stanford.