Kelcy Warren

Kelcy Warren was born in a small town in East Texas and is a successful businessman with an estimated net worth of $4.5 billion. Warren worked his way up the ladder from earning minimum wage in the oilfields to becoming one of the wealthiest people in America- thanks to Exxon, Phillips Petroleum, and Berkshire Hathaway. Warren currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Energy Transfer Partners L.P. (ETP), which he founded in 1995 with two other partners.

  1. His Education

Warren graduated from Texas Tech University and dropped out. He later received his Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering in 1975. He was inducted into the College of Engineering Hall of Fame in 2010. After his graduation, Kelcy Warren started to work for Phillips Petroleum Company and was transferred to Duncan, Oklahoma. In 1979, Warren earned a job as a Marketing Manager for Economy Oil Company in Duncan, Oklahoma, after which he joined Moody Drilling Company as Vice President of Operations in 1981.

  1. His Career

In 1989, after leaving Moody Drilling Company, Kelcy Warren started working for Trammell Crow. In 1993, he joined the oil and gas company Energy Transfer. He was made president of both the ETP and Sunoco Partners in 1995. Seven years later, in 2002, Warren became the chairman and CEO of ETP. Kelcy Warren is also a major shareholder in Chesapeake Energy Corporation.

  1. His Achievements

Kelcy Warren has been on the Forbes list of the top 400 wealthiest people in America for three years- from 2008 to 2010. In 2011, he was named one of the 100 Most Powerful People in Energy and was ranked #6. He is also one of the 25 Most Powerful People in Finance by Time magazine; and one of Fortune’s 100 Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs. Recently, Warren signed a contract with BridgeTex Energy L.P.

Warren has a great deal of influence on the oil and gas industry in the United States. He has played an instrumental part in making his company the second-largest natural gas producer in North America. His dedication to providing high-quality and safe products for families sets him apart from other businesspeople who only care about money at all costs. Visit this page for additional information.


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