Energy & Natural Resources

Industry Overview

Regions has served as a leader in the energy and natural resources industries for over 40 years, and our deep industry knowledge will provide you with the support necessary to help grow your business. From strategic dialogue and idea generation to deal execution, our team of banking professionals can advise on a range of transactions including mergers and acquisitions, raising equity and debt capital, commodity risk management, equipment financing, treasury services, investment management and project financing.

With over 300 U.S.-based energy and natural resources clients under active coverage, Regions provides an experienced team of more than 50 origination bankers, petroleum engineers and risk management professionals focused on advisory and capital raising. Our dedicated industry-focused capital markets product partners and in-house petroleum engineers average over 25 years of experience and understand the nuances of the energy industry.

In addition, Regions offers the flexibility and capacity to make significant loan underwriting commitments to energy clients ranging from Fortune 500 to private, small- and mid-cap market participants. Regions' experience operating in various market cycles means we can support clients through market volatility and times of stress.


  • Upstream (Exploration and Production)
  • Midstream (Pipelines and Gathering/Processing)
  • Downstream (Refining and Marketing)
  • Oil Field Services and Supply
  • Propane/Heating Oil Distribution
  • Natural Gas Utilities (LDC) and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
  • Diversified Electric Utilities and Regulated Electric Utilities
  • Power Generation Companies
  • Renewable/Alternate Energy (Solar, Wind, Biofuels, etc.)
  • Cooperatives/Power Agencies (Electric, Gas and Water)
  • Coal/Mining
  • Water Utilities
  • Project Finance
  • Energy Infrastructure
    • Energy Investment Funds
    • Energy Infrastructure Funds
    • Energy Private Equity Groups
    • Energy REITS
    • Energy Closed End Funds

For more information, please contact:

Brian D. Tate, Energy & Natural Resources Group Head
Regions Securities LLC