Speakers

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    Craig Jarchow

    Castleton Resources LLC
    President & CEO

    Craig Jarchow is President & CEO of Castleton Resources, LLC. He has worked in the Upstream field for over 25 years, having held operational and management roles at Amoco and Apache, and partner-level roles in private equity at both First Reserve and Pine Brook Road Partners. Mr. Jarchow holds a B.A. in Geology from the University of Santa Barbara, California, and M.S. and Ph.D. in Geophysics from Stanford University, and an M.B.A. from MIT. He is a Fellow of the Geological Society of America.

  • John D. Jacobi

    John D. Jacobi

    Covey Park Energy LLC
    Co-CEO

    Bio coming soon.

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    Doug Krenek

    Sabine Oil and Gas
    CEO

    Bio Coming Soon

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    Manish Raj

    Velandera Energy Partners LLC
    Chief Financial Officer

    Manish acts as the Chief Financial Officer. Prior experience includes: Vice President, investment banking at Deutsche Bank President of credit investments at Bank OZK MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

  • Alan Smith

    Alan Smith

    Rockcliff Energy LLC
    President & CEO

    Alan, president and chief executive officer of Rockcliff Energy LLC, began his career in the East Texas Field in 1986 and, after multiple stops at large E&P companies, he founded privately held Chalker Energy Partners in 2003. During the past 14 years, he has founded or led six companies to successful outcomes for investors. He founded Rockcliff in January of 2015 with $700 million in private-equity commitments led by Quantum Energy Partners with a focus on the Ark-La-Tex and Delaware Basin areas. Prior to Chalker, Smith held positions of increasing responsibility at Ocean Energy, Xplor Energy, Ryder Scott Co., Burlington Resources and Arco. He holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas Tech University.

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    Rob Turnham

    Goodrich Petroleum Corp.
    President & Chief Operating Officer

    Robert C. Turnham, Jr. is a founding partner, President and Director of Goodrich Petroleum Corporation, a public E&P company focused on exploration, exploitation and development of unconventional onshore oil and natural gas reserves. The Company was founded in 1995 and trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GDP. Goodrich Petroleum has been an early mover in the Haynesville, Eagle Ford and Tuscaloosa Marine shale basins. The Company has spent over $3 billion of capital expenditures in these areas and raised $2.5 billion of capital through asset sales and capital market transactions since going public. Prior to 1995, Mr. Turnham was President of Liberty Production Company, a privately held oil and gas exploration and production company, and Turnham Interests, Inc., an oil and gas investment company. Mr. Turnham started his career with Pennzoil Company in 1981. Mr. Turnham has been a guest commentator on CNBC, Fox Business and Bloomberg, a guest speaker at numerous conferences over the years, and has served on various private company and non-profit boards.

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    Phil Martin

    New Century Exploration LLC
    CEO

    Phil Martin is President and CEO of New Century Exploration, LLC, based in Houston, Texas. New Century is a portfolio company of Talara Capital Management and has operated Eagle Ford, Austin Chalk and Buda wells in the Eastern Eagle Ford Trend since 2015. New Century is focused on new well technology and was the first company to lead the way with slick-water, 100 mesh fracs in the Eastern Eagle Ford.

    Phil has more than 30 years of experience managing E&P programs in various trends, including Eagle Ford, Austin Chalk, Buda, Pettet, Cotton Valley, Haynesville and others. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Louisiana State University and a Master of Science degree in Geology from the University of Louisiana.

    Phil is currently President of the Houston Petroleum Club and is active in TIPRO, IPAA, ADAM Houston, and Houston Producers Forum.