About Ocelot

Ocelot Energy Management is a midstream specialist providing total management services for assets and projects ranging from liquid and gas pipelines to complex processing plants, terminals and storage facilities.

Our partners and managers have extensive field experience, providing us a perspective that consistently aligns with our clients and their projects. Together, we face unique goals and challenges with the advantage of hands-on experience, creating solutions that keep both the bottom line in mind, as well as day-to-day operational realities.

Our extensive experience in the field enables us to know exactly how to support your business.


Ross Dillon, Chief Operating Officer

Ross has over 15 years of experience in the midstream oil and gas industry and is responsible for Ocelot’s project development, engineering and operations. He has worked for El Paso Energy, Kinder Morgan, NuStar Energy and Cavalcade Midstream.

Ross holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University.

Donald E. Gideon, Vice President / Operations

Don has over 40 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He is responsible for all Ocelot field operations.

Don has worked with Kinder Morgan, Highland Partners, Magellan Midstream, Chesapeake, CenterPoint Energy, Wildcat Midstream Partners and many other energy companies. He has trained at the Colorado School of Mines Gas Processing and The University of Texas Petroleum Extension. He is a member of PHMSA, EPA, ASME, NFPA, AWI and OSHA.

Catherine C. Bain, Vice President / Controller and Administration

Catherine has over 20 years of accounting and finance experience, including public accounting, corporate accounting and consulting. She is responsible for all Ocelot accounting, financial reporting, budgeting and cash management.

Catherine began her career in public accounting in the audit practice of Ernst & Young. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Spring Hill College and is a licensed CPA in the State of Texas.