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Boyd Lovelace

Boyd Lovelace

D. Boyd Lovelace is Chief Taxation Officer of Bluescape Energy Partners and Vice Chairman, Holding Company Operations of Bluescape Resources Company. In this capacity, Lovelace coordinates all activities relating to tax structuring, tax planning, tax compliance, accounting, and insurance. Lovelace will serve as an in house tax expert for Bluescape Energy Partners’ ongoing investing activities.

Prior to Bluescape, Lovelace was Vice President Tax Operations for Energy Future Holdings. At Energy Future Holdings, Lovelace was active in tax planning for special transactions such as the structuring of the company’s new generation building strategy and in the further development of its lignite based fleet. Successes included taking advantage of previously unused tax basis, settling outstanding IRS audits in a cash efficient manner, negotiating or directing the property tax negotiations that reduced the annual property tax expense payments for the Luminant business unit.

Prior to Energy Future Holdings, Lovelace was a Senior Tax Advisor with Entergy Services and was responsible for tax planning and advice related to asset acquisitions, dispositions, and reorganizations and generated significant tax savings by using tax efficient structuring strategies to defer tax expense, improving the tax efficiency in accumulating funds for nuclear decommissioning liability, and revising and providing technical support for purchase price allocations. Before Entergy, as a Tax Advisor for Shell Oil Company, Lovelace planned for and directed numerous tax advantaged structures utilized in oil and gas acquisitions yielding $100’s of million in NPV savings. Prior to Shell Lovelace was a partner with Arthur Andersen & Company, a member of said firm’s Oil & Gas Tax Specialty Team, and was considered a firm wide expert in partnership taxation strategy as well as an expert in the tax treatment and operation of master limited partnerships.

Lovelace earned a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from The University of Texas at Austin and attended the McCombs Graduate School of Business. He is a member of the Texas Society of CPAs and the Dallas Chapter of the TSCPA.

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