Blackbuck Resources, CEO
Justin Love is the CEO for Blackbuck Resources, a midstream water infrastructure firm, previously CEO of Xedia Process Solutions, a water treatment technologies firm, and president and founder of Love Energy Advisors (LEA), a global advisory and origination energy and water group. Through his creative and innovative brand creations, this burgeoning serial entrepreneur, technologist, engineer and market developer has successfully built three existing companies in the last seven years.
Love is a seasoned executive with over 13 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He has been honored with awards such as the Texas Oil and Gas Awards’ New Technology of the Year 2018 and ACG Houston’s Deal of the Year 2018 and ACG Houston’s Deal of the Year 2020 - 2021.
Love began his career in the energy sector at Schlumberger. He later was instrumental in starting an upstream water business segment for Pentair in his role as Global market development manager. With this experience Love grew to become one of the world’s few experts in the burgeoning field of oilfield water management. As president of LEA, Love provided consulting and origination services, catering specifically to the energy-water nexus serving technology companies, investors, and E&Ps.
Love is a widely recognized subject matter expert speaker and has extended his expertise to audiences in over six continents and nearly 30 countries. He looks forward to sharing his wealth of knowledge at future energy, water and entrepreneurship events. Love graduated from Virginia Tech in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering. He is an outdoor sport enthusiast, coaches baseball and football, and enjoys spending time with his family as a father of two.