6/81-4/84: Petroleum Landman-Gulf Oil Corporation, Casper,
Learned land functions in house and in the field-no prior land experience. Performed
leasing, negotiation and drafting of farmins, farmouts and joint operating agreements.
Formed federal units. Geographic areas of responsibility-Powder River, Williston, Green
River, Wind River, Big Horn, Uinta & North/South Park Basins of Rocky Mountain Area.
5/84-12/86 Senior Landman-Sun Exploration &
Production Company, Denver, Colorado
Development drilling in the Glass Bluff/EightMile/Elk fields, North Dakota-prepared 60
plus locations that were all drilled. Resolved enormous problems with respect to record
title ownership of river lands in drillsites.
1/87-8/88 Senior Landman-Sun Exploration &
Production Company, Midland, Michigan
Developed wildcat Michigan Prairie DuChein deep gas prospects and obtained drilling
partners. Monitored partner operated AMI's/JOA's covering 150,000 net acres and over 30
wells in the Appalachian Basin---West Virginia, New York and Pennsylvania.
Senior Landman-Oryx Energy Company, Lansing, Michigan
Directed sale of all Appalachian Basin properties for $3MM-leases, wells, pipelines and
6/89-7/91 Production Land Coordinator-Oryx Energy
Company, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Responsible for coordination of all production land matters for the Mid-Continent
Production Office in Oklahoma City. Extensive Oklahoma Corporation Commission
experience...poolings, increased density, exception locations.
8/91-10/29/91 Professional Landman-Oryx Energy Company,
Exploration/Production landman Mid-Continent area. Assisted in strategic asset
rationalizations of Mid-continent domestic holdings.
Voluntarily left Oryx. Formed "The Spur Resource Corporation". Actively assisted major companies and independents in selling and acquiring producing working interest and royalty/mineral interest properties in all geographic areas above as well as Texas, New Mexico, and Louisiana. Performed detailed due diligence, preliminary economic and geo-science screening of acquisition opportunities; reviewed property "performance"-net margins, costs, booked production; negotiated deals and agreements. Represented buyers at public oil and gas property auctions performing due diligence, bidding and closings. Computer literate-spreadsheet, word processing, accounting, graphics and data base.
Joined Providence Minerals, LLC as Land Manager performing all land, lease records, division order, oil & gas marketing, gas balancing functions associated with an asset base of 3,000+ non operated interests in Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Wyoming, Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, Kansas and Louisiana. Exercised option to buy in and become a partner of PMLLC effective 1/1/2003, thus forming Spur Resources I, Ltd for equity participation.
Born and raised on a fourth generation, 101 year old cattle ranch in central Wyoming. Hobbies include owning and riding beautiful quarterhorses, country music, water skiing and golf.