Chris Aulds is a Founder and Partner of Pearl Energy Investments. Prior to Pearl, Chris was one of the Co-Founders and Co-CEOs of TEAK Midstream from 2009 until its successful $1 billion sale in May 2013. Prior to TEAK, Chris was also one of the co-founders of Crosstex Energy Services where he served in numerous executive positons from the time of its inception in 1996 until his retirement in 2007.
Chris has more than 32 years of experience in the oil and gas industry including time as the vice president of gas supply and marketing at Comstock Natural Resources, and vice president in charge of gas supply, marketing, and business development for Victoria Gas Corporation. Chris began his career as a field operations engineer with Mobil Oil Corporation in 1985.
Chris recently served as a board member and Secretary of the Dallas Petroleum Club, and is a member of the Dallas Wildcat Committee. He serves as a member of the Texas Tech Foundation Board, the Petroleum Advisory Board for the Texas Tech University Petroleum Engineering Department, and is a member of the Texas Tech University Petroleum Engineering Academy. Chris graduated in 1984 from Texas Tech University with a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering.