Camino Natural Resources LLC, CEO
About the speaker
Ward is CEO of Camino Natural Resources, LLC, a Denver and Oklahoma City based oil and gas company backed by Natural Gas Partners (NGP). Camino produces ~40,000 Boe/d net from ~140,000 net acres in the SCOOP/STACK/Merge plays of central Oklahoma. He was recently founding CEO of Centennial Resource Development, LLC, a Delaware Basin focused company which was purchased by Silver Run Acquisition Corporation in 2016. Ward has over 30 years of experience in the upstream oil and gas industry in engineering, commercial, investing and transactional roles. Prior to forming Camino and Centennial, Ward served as a Managing Director and a founding partner in Investment Banking at Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. He has a BS in Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and an MBA from Rice University.