About Us

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Our Vision

Lone Cypress was created to provide a one-stop consulting solution to all engineering challenges within the midstream sector.  Our expertise allows us to act efficiently and strategically in completing projects in a safe and timely manner.


Lone Cypress is comprised of knowledgeable staff with over 100 years of combined industry-related experience. We believe that the success of our customers starts with our consortium of highly qualified technical professionals.

Greg Brooks, President

Mr. Brooks has more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry with a wide range of experience which includes down-hole completions and midstream services. His primary experiences have been in the area of engineering, operations, construction and business development. As the Vice President of Engineering for Frontier Energy Services, Mr. Brooks was responsible for all design, engineering, procurement, construction and project management for the development and construction of the Alpha Crude Connector (ACC), an oil gathering system located in southeast New Mexico and West Texas. The ACC oil gathering system is comprised of more than 350 central tank battery receipt points and more than 500 miles of pipeline and four separate pumping stations with 350,000 barrels of storage capacity. Prior to coming to Frontier Energy Services, Mr. Brooks worked for Seminole Energy Service as Vice President of Engineering and Operations from 2004 to 2014. During his tenure at Seminole, he was instrumental in the growth of the mid-stream services; developing grass root projects in gathering, processing, treating and rail terminal facilities in the Mid-Continent and Mid-Atlantic regions. Mr. Brooks was one of the founding members and a principal of Impact Energy Services, a mid-stream services company, where he served as Vice President of Engineering and Operations until the sale of the company to Seminole Energy Services.


Jan Honaker, Vice President

Jan Honaker has over 30 years of oil and gas experience and has participated in all facets of natural gas and crude oil from wellhead to market.  As Director of Scheduling and Contract Administration for Frontier Energy Services, LLC, she had many responsibilities including marketing, scheduling, settlement, accounting, human resources and more. Ms. Honaker sold production to most major marketing companies and scheduled on all midcontinent interstate and intrastate pipelines and in the regions of company assets. She also processed and reconciled the monthly settlement of production and sales and managed pipeline imbalances. Responsible for human resources, Ms. Honaker managed payroll, benefits and legal matters for more than 50 office and field employees. Prior to Frontier Energy, Ms. Honaker worked for Continental Natural Gas, Inc. where she scheduled, reconciled, invoiced, remitted payments, managed imbalances and accounted for all facets of midstream services. When CMS Energy acquired Continental Natural Gas, Inc., Ms. Honaker continued gas scheduling for CMS Field Services, Inc. Ms. Honaker earned her bachelor's degree in Business Management from Oklahoma State University.

Stephen Brooks, Director of Engineering

Stephen Brooks has five years of experience as an engineer in the oil and gas industry. With a background in petroleum engineering, this experience ranges from E&P operations to midstream services and transportation. Prior to Lone Cypress, Mr. Brooks worked as the Engineering Project Manager for UMC Energy Solutions and as a Reliability Engineer for Explorer Pipeline. While working on his engineering degree, Stephen interned at LINN Energy and New Gulf Resources. Mr. Brooks graduated with academic distinction from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering.

Tom Hinsdale,   VP of Business Development

Mr. Hinsdale has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry consisting mostly of sales, service, and operations of gas compression.  As the Vice President of Business Development for USA Compression, Mr. Hinsdale was responsible for assisting in the growth of the company by developing and managing new customer relationship accounts in the mid-continent and gulf coast regions. Mr. Hinsdale became a partner in 2010 and had the highest sale of horsepower per year during his tenure.  Prior to USA Compression, Mr. Hinsdale was one of the founding members and VP of operations for WESCO, a company that provided service for natural gas engines and compressors. There, Tom was responsible for all operations (shop and field), business development, parts, billing, fleet maintenance, personnel management, and company growth from ground up.   Before his employment with WESCO, Mr. Hinsdale was employed by Darr Equipment to manage their gas engine service and put all systems in place to begin operations as a gas compression service company.  Prior to Darr Equipment, Mr. Hinsdale was employed by Weatherford Global / Global Compression / TCI as a mechanic and progressed to become Regional Operations Manager.

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When you partner with Lone Cypress Midstream, we promise to consistently enhance your organization and flow control operations. Reach out to us today to find out how we can help you.