Steve Barr is a co-founding principal of RBC Richardson Barr Mr. Barr has
been an oil and gas investment banker for 17 years, completing in excess of 100
transactions valued at over $10 billion. Mr. Barr's transaction experience includes
asset divestitures, the sale of both public and private companies, asset swaps,
general advisories, valuations, fairness opinions and restructure/reorganizations.
From 1987-2000, Mr. Barr was founding Managing Director of JP Morgan Chase's Oil
and Gas Acquisition and Divestiture Group. He held various positions with JP Morgan
Chase prior to this. In addition, Mr. Barr was the Managing Director and Co-head
of the Houston office of Waterous & Co. from 2000-2003, where he supervised
a 20-member team along with Mr. Richardson.
Prior to his investment banking career, Mr. Barr established himself as a petroleum
engineer in the oil and gas industry for Exxon and Forest Oil, further testament
to his particularly keen insight into the E&P upstream market.
In addition to memberships in various industry organizations, Mr. Barr served for
ten years on the board of Alamco, Inc., a public oil and gas company in Appalachia.
He is a Registered Professional Petroleum Engineer, member of Society of Petroleum
Engineers and Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers.
Mr. Barr holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas.