Texas Tech University

Petroleum Industry Advisory Board


Name Company Title
Brian Akins RBC Capital Markets, LLC Managing Director Head of U.S. E&P
Chris Aulds Pearl Energy Investments Partner
Dale Bankhead Pioneer Natl Resources VP Corporate Engineering
Mark Belcher Wagner Oil Co. VP Acquisitions
Denny Bullard Pioneer Natural Resources Vice President, Operations Services
Sheldon Burleson Chesapeake Director – Corporate and Strategic Planning
Mark Castiglone MPC Resources, LLC President
Kyle Chambliss Oxy Permian Reservoir Engineer
Kyle Chapman Weatherford President - Completions & Production
John J. Christman IV Apache Corporation President and CEO
Rodney E.Cox Texkan Exploration Principal
Rick Dudek Exxon Mobil Retired Technical Advisor
Scott Frailey Illinois State Geological Survey Reservoir Eng
Steve J.Guthrie Concho Sr. Vice President of Business Operations & Engineering
Stephene Heitzman Talos Energy LLC EVP & Chief Operating Officer
Brad Holly Anadarko Petroleum SVP Operations
James King Baker Hughes Vice President, Unconventional Multi-stage Completion Systems
Ray Matthews Chevron MCBU Drilling Specialist
Fersheed Mody Apache Corporation Manager Global R&D
Juan J. Nevarez Scout Energy Partners VP Business Development
James Newman(Jim) Basic Energy Services Sr Vice President, Region Operations
Ben Nivens Charger Resources, LLC Partner
Bruce Northcutt Navitas Midstream Partners, LLC President & CEO
Erich S. Palko XTO Energy
Jake Plunk Fleur de Lis Energy, LLC COO
Mike Prewit Schlumberger/M-I Swaco Global Account Manager
Ed Runyan Seaboard Oil Co. Partner
Toben Scott Walsh Petroleum, Inc
Alan Smith Rockcliff Energy LLC President and Chief Executive Officer
Bobby Smith Apache Corporation Permian Region Drilling Manager
Brad Tomer GE Oil and Gas General Manager, Systems Engineering and Advanced Technology
Marshall Watson Texas Tech University Department Chair
Roger Williamson Conoco Phillips Deep Water Engr Supervisor
Donald Zmick Maersk Oil Director

Bob L. Herd Department of Petroleum Engineering