Senior Vice President,
Director of Fundamentals Analysis
Mr. Barnett joined Asset Risk Management in April 2012 as a Senior Vice President and the Director of Fundamentals Analysis where he provides optimization strategies for clients who hedge energy commodity positions in crude oil, NGLs, natural gas and power.
Prior to joining ARM, Mr. Barnett served as Director of Strategic Analysis for Merrill Lynch Commodities, where he led the effort to create an integrated global point of view for energy commodities that could serve short-term trading and longer-term investment horizons. He also worked most recently with Spring Rock Production, which is producing a state-of-the-art natural gas and oil production forecast for the U.S. and Canada. With more than 30 years experience in the energy industry, Mr. Barnett has worked for leading companies including Chevron, Columbia Gas Transmission, and American Electric Power.
Mr. Barnett’s areas of expertise include engineering, production, drilling, offshore platform design, natural gas marketing, fuel procurement, trading and structuring analytics, corporate strategy and fundamental analysis of energy markets. He played a major role in two National Petroleum Council studies. He led the power demand team in the “Balancing Natural Gas Policy: Fueling the Demands of a Growing Economy” study and served on the steering and report writing committees.
Mr. Barnett also served as the Natural Gas Task Force lead for the Edison Electric Institute. He has testified as an expert before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources about natural gas and power matters.
Mr. Barnett frequently speaks on the topics of natural gas, power, and global energy markets. He attended Texas A&M University where he received his bachelor’s degree in engineering.