Mr. Jones brings forth 38 years of industry experience as a CFO, board member, energy lender, advisor, consultant and upstream reservoir engineer.
Prior professional experience includes 17 years as a Managing Director for Société Générale’s Global Project Finance Oil & Gas team, where he was a key member of their LNG advisory and arranging staff for the past 10 years. Earlier in his career he was a Project Consultant with Brown & Root’s (KBR) Engineering Consulting Services organization, Finance Consultant to Battle Mountain Gold Company, Lending Officer and Engineer for Bank of New York, Reservoir Engineer with a Texas regional bank (Bank of America), and Reservoir and Production Engineer for Amoco Production Company (British Petroleum).
Since 2001, Mr. Jones’ related LNG experience includes four LNG regasification terminal financings, one in the U.S., two in the U.K. and one in Portugal, seven LNG liquefaction facilities in the Middle East, North Africa, South America and Papua New Guinea, and three LNG financing feasibility studies conducted for the Queensland, Australia LNG projects.
Mr. Jones, as Managing Partner at Honfleur LLC, has co-authored a white paper entitled “Floating LNG is Coming, Are You Ready?”
Clay Jones holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University, an M.B.A. from the University of Houston, and is a registered Professional Engineer in Texas.