David J. Kurtz



David J. Kurtz

Managing Partner

With a strong background in both midstream and exploration and production that spans nearly 30 years, Mr. Kurtz brings extensive knowledge and expertise to the EnCap Flatrock team.

Prior to joining the firm in 2014, Mr. Kurtz served as President and Partner of Alpine, Inc., an exploration and production company focused on both conventional and unconventional plays. While with Alpine, Mr. Kurtz was responsible for raising capital, acquiring and developing acreage, and the divestiture of more than 700,000 acres in various project areas. Prior to Alpine, Mr. Kurtz served as Vice President of Business Development for OGE Energy Corp., an Oklahoma regulated public utility, and its subsidiary Enogex Inc., an unregulated midstream company, where he was responsible for the successful acquisition and divestiture of assets totaling more than $850 million. Mr. Kurtz has also held various engineering and operations positions with Delhi Pipeline Corporation.

Mr. Kurtz holds a Bachelor of Science degree in petroleum engineering from The University of Kansas and a Master of Business Administration degree from Oklahoma City University.