Kevin Russell, CEO

Kevin has over 30 years of E&P, development and midstream experience, primarily in East Texas. Kevin founded Toledo Gas Gathering in 1999. Toledo Currently owns 180 miles of pipeline and has long-term leases on an additional 93 miles of pipeline transporting crude and natural gas through East Texas.

Kevin is a well-known independent owner/operator in East Texas and serves in management, operational and investment roles in the following companies:

  • Eastman Midstream
  • Onyx Midstream
  • Toledo Midstream
  • Fairplay Midstream
  • Willow Springs Production
  • Rustex Exploration


Charles Neuberger, President

Mr. Neuberger has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas Industry.  Beginning his career in 1982 as a landman with Fulton Oil Company.  He worked for Texaco Gas Marketing from 1986 – 1991 as Region Supply Manager, Gulf Coast: receiving the S.T.A.R. award in 1991 as the company’s top employee.  He joined Enron Gas Marketing in 1991 as Manager of Gas Supply for Enron’s Intrastate Pipeline.  He left Enron to become Director of Texas Region for Vastar Energy Marketing.  In 1997 Vastar was acquired by Southern Company and Mr. Neuberger formed the Producer Services group responsible for third party gas purchasing.  In 2002, Mr. Neuberger joined ConocoPhillips Gas and Power as Vice President to establish the Producer Services group.  The group became one of the largest gas purchasers in North America purchasing up to 1.5 BCF/day.  During this time the group was recognized for their success by receiving the Mastio Customer Survey’s top ranking for major Gas Purchaser in 2006 and 2008 for Customer Service and Customer Value.  In May 2012, Mr. Neuberger retired from Conoco Phillips and began his role as president of Independence Fuel Systems.


Matt Russell, Director of Marketing

Mr. Russell graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2007 with a degree in Economics. He began his career in the oil and gas industry working for Onyx Midstream from 2007-2014.  While at Onyx, Matt was responsible for gas marketing and purchasing.  Matt joined Toledo Gas Gathering in 2009, taking responsibility for all gas marketing for both crude and natural gas sales and purchases and ensuring all transportation contacts are accurately maintained and production reports reconciled with upstream operators or working interest producers.

Mr. Russell is responsible for all sourcing of natural gas and gas purchasing for Independence Fuel Systems, in addition to handling business development opportunities.