VP - Operations

Don Wicburg is Whiptail Midstream’s VP of Operations, and is based in the Bloomfield, New Mexico office. His responsibilities include leading the safe and reliable execution of day-to-day operations, as well as ensuring that Whiptail maintains positive customer and community relationships in the San Juan Basin.

Wicburg has been involved in the natural gas midstream business for about 35 years, primarily in operational leadership roles. With Williams for over 30 years, his most recent assignments were Vice President of Operations in Williams’ northeast US operating area and Vice President/General Manager of Williams’ Four Corners Area. In these positions, the responsibilities included commercial development, engineering and technical support, and operations. Wicburg has had accountability for organizations consisting of 500+ employees and $400 million in EBITDA.

He has an Associate’s Degree in Petroleum Technology and earned his BS in Business Management from the University of Phoenix. He has served on numerous industry advisory boards and councils.

Wicburg retired from Williams in April of 2017, and joined Whiptail Midstream in September of 2017.