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Last Look - Oil finishes at a six-week high amid expectations of strong summer demand

Chris Croom

Chris actively serves on the AEGIS Board. Prior to this, he was President from 2019-2023. Chris co-founded the firm and served as its first CEO as it grew from start-up to industry leader. Chris focused on all market-related activities, including client relationship management, sales and business development. Prior to founding AEGIS, Chris spent six years as President of ARM Energy, previously known as Asset Risk Management, advising both public and private oil and gas producers on their hedge portfolios. Chris was one of the original members of Bear Energy LP, a subsidiary of Bear Stearns, where he was responsible for the company’s derivative marketing activities across natural gas, crude oil, and crude product platforms. Prior to Bear Energy, Chris worked for the National Bank of Canada, originating structured product opportunities and marketing energy derivatives to both upstream and downstream markets across North America. Chris began his career in derivatives with Enron as part of Enron’s Industrial Markets Group, where he focused on marketing hedging structures across various OTC commodity markets. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science degree in International Economics from Texas Tech University.

Outside of the office, Chris enjoys actively supporting The Woodlands youth lacrosse teams, playing golf and spending time with his wife and three children.


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