A proven team of experts that has successfully navigated the political and environmental landscapes in a diverse collection of regions.
Colin Harrington is CEO of OCE. OCE makes $2-$20 million foundational investments in the domestic US energy sector. The firm’s capital is provided by its partners and two affiliated family offices. As CEO of OCE, Colin spearheaded the firm’s efforts to originate and build value from existing upstream investments in the Rockies and Marcellus regions.
Colin began his career in energy finance in 1998, and previously worked in New York, London, Washington DC and San Francisco. In addition to his banking and investment management experience, he founded several companies focused on both the traditional and alternative energy sectors.
Prior to founding OCE, Colin was Managing Partner of the Wellford Energy Group and former CEO of Wellford Capital Markets, a FINRA-registered broker dealer. Prior to Wellford, Mr. Harrington was Senior Vice President of Energy Investment Banking at FBR Group in San Francisco.
Colin holds an MBA from the Wharton School and was a Hansard Scholar at the London School of Economics.
Tom is a chartered Chemical Engineer with 25 years’ experience in the energy sector spanning executive management of private and public E&P companies, private equity investment and advising early stage companies.
Tom led two public E&P companies between 2008-2016 – Bridge Energy ASA and Iona Energy Inc. – providing him with a broad range of North Sea experience including cross border mergers, IPOs, acquisitions & disposals, the Nordic bond market, debt restructuring and investor relations in London, Oslo and Toronto. Previously, Tom joined the oil and gas investment team of 3i in 2003 where he led the origination and assessment of E&P opportunities in the North Sea and internationally.