Rae Donaldson is Senior Vice President for Kinetica Partners, Kinetica Energy Express, Kinetica Deepwater Express and Kinetica Midstream Energy.
Rae holds a BS in Industrial Technology from Louisiana State University. He is a Certified Safety Professional, Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, and holds a United States Coast Guard Masters License.
Rae has thirty years’ experience in the natural gas pipeline, oil and gas liquids, and petrochemical industries.
Mr. Donaldson joined the Kinetica startup team during the 2013 acquisition of 1600 miles of Louisiana onshore and offshore pipelines previously owned by Tennessee Gas Pipeline and Kinder Morgan.
Prior to joining Kinetica Partners, Mr. Donaldson spent his career with Borden Chemical, Tenneco, El Paso Pipeline Group, and Kinder Morgan in the Environmental, Health, Safety and Pipeline Compliance Departments supporting operations and project management in addition to the commercial role of marketing retrograde and salvage condensate for Gulf of Mexico offshore and marsh assets. These assets include mainline pipeline and compression, separation/dehydration, gas processing, and marine storage facilities loading and unloading. Mr. Donaldson led the El Paso tank integrity program for Tennessee Gas Pipeline, ANR Pipeline, and Southern Natural Gas Pipeline. He served as project manager for all facets of tank inspections, refurbishments, and new construction. He has also managed EPA Title V compliance programs for pipeline facilities in Louisiana and Mississippi including the El Paso Gulf LNG project. Mr. Donaldson also served as project manager for saltwater disposal well construction and maintenance at pipeline facilities.
Mr. Donaldson is a volunteer for Coastal Conservation Association of Louisiana. He enjoys outdoor activities.