David S. Branch

Chief Operating Officer

David Branch has more than 25 years of energy industry experience with a focus on engineering, construction and operations management. In his career, David has accrued experience spanning construction, operations, and development of midstream natural gas and hydrocarbon liquids transmission, storage, and processing facilities. He has completed projects in the U.S., South America, and Europe.

Prior to co-founding Caliche Development Partners, Branch founded Gulf Shores Midstream, LLC, a midstream energy company focused on the acquisition, development, construction and operation of subsurface storage assets.

Since 2006, David has worked as a project consultant and technical advisor to several companies, including, but not limited to, Buckeye Partners, Iberdrola Renewables, Cardinal Gas Storage, Oiltanking, and Enterprise Products. In such positions, Mr. Branch effectively managed and maintained several construction projects with budgets in excess of $100 million.

David has a Bachelor of Science degree in Ocean Engineering from Texas A&M University and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Houston. Mr. Branch also served in the United States Army.

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