Tom L. Scott Land & Business Development – Starting in 1979, the first 20 years of Mr. Scott’s career were spent in the Anadarko Basin with Tom L. Scott Oil and Gas Properties, a land brokerage firm acquiring Oil & Gas Leases and Minerals for Companies such as Texas Oil and Gas, Pogo Producing Company, Mesa Petroleum and Cotton Petroleum. He also formed Canyon Exploration Company for the purpose of developing and drilling prospects proving up over 200 BCF of gas. Between the years of 2001 and 2005 Mr. Scott acquired over 100,000 leasehold acres in the Barnett Shale for Republic Energy and the Bass Family of Fort Worth. Mr. Scott also co-founded Tanglewood Exploration, LLC in 2006 to drill and develop unconventional wells in the Barnett Shale and Marcellus Shale. He established assets in the Marcellus Shale and sold to Vantage Energy in 2012, who grew these assets and later sold to Rice Energy for $2.8 Billion. Mr. Scott also founded Prairie Mineral Company, LLC in 2007 and Prairie Falcon Exploration, LLC in 2016. Mr. Scott received a B.S. degree from Texas A&M University.
Glenn D. Cooper Business Development – With over 40 years experience in acquisitions, exploration and production sectors of oil & gas industry across multiple basins in Texas, Mr. Cooper leads the team. He founded Cooper Oil & Gas, Inc. in 1979, a privately held company with ownership and operations across the Permian Basin, North Texas, Central Texas and the Gulf Coast. Mr. Cooper has negotiated numerous acquisitions of PDP assets across multiple basins, drilled and completed over 300 oil and gas wells, and successfully maintained operational efficiency and low lift cost to sustain profitability through multiple downturns. He has acquired over 100,000 acres of proprietary 3D seismic data through mineral leasing and shooting as well as data acquisition and over 60,000 acres of leasehold rights for developmental purposes. Mr. Cooper received a B.S. from Baylor University.
Cye C. Wagner Engineering & Management – Mrs. Wagner has over 15 years engineering experience in multiple basins including Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast, Permian Basin, Fort Worth Basin and Barnett Shale in completions, production, drilling and reservoir engineering with EOG Resources and Cooper Oil & Gas, Inc. She has many technical improvements designed and implemented in completion techniques with frac proppant and pump rate design, lateral cement qualities, and completion techniques in both horizontal and vertical wells. Mrs. Wagner has drilled and completed over 150 wells in multiple pays and basins across Texas. She has successfully negotiated reserve-based revolver lending program with multiple banking institutions. Mrs. Wagner has created and implemented corporate organizational structure for operations, engineering, accounting and regulatory departments and has over 10 years of regulatory management working the Texas Railroad Commission, Environmental Protection Agency, and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. She currently serves in an executive management role over the exploration, accounting, human resource, and regulatory departments. Mrs. Wagner is currently serving as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers. She received a B.S. from Texas A&M University.
J. Kyle Wagner Engineering & Operations – Mr. Wagner has over 15 years experience in drilling, completions, production and reservoir engineering in Texas and New Mexico Permian Basin, Texas Gulf Coast, Fort Worth Basin, Barnett and Eagle Ford Shales with EOG Resources and Cooper Oil & Gas, Inc. He has extensive experience in both internal A&D and SEC reserves, and audit reporting using ARIES. Mr. Wagner manages and works with integrated cloud computing, AI and CMG reservoir simulation software to identify, implement and optimize secondary recovery candidates and processes. He is responsible for all reserve-based economic analysis, projections, and reporting. Mr. Wagner leads internal commodities forecasting in conjunction with outside brokerages. He has developed proprietary full-stack analytical program to evaluate unconventional resource play geology, drilling, completion, production, and cost metrics of individual wellbores, streamlining and increasing accuracy of estimation processes. Also, Mr. Wagner has developed proprietary mobile and desktop software application to collect and analyze production, accounting, and forecasting data. He received a B.S. from Texas A&M University.
Wesley J. Cooper Counsel & Operations – Mr. Cooper has negotiated numerous oil and gas leases of over 100,000 acres in Barnett Shale, Fort Worth Basin, Permian Basin on behalf of operators and mineral owners. He has represented oil and gas operators and commercial property owners in ad valorem tax issues resulting in over $25,000,000 in taxable value savings. Mr. Cooper has also represented landowners in condemnation proceedings statewide increasing landowners' value and reducing condemner's footprint. He is currently involved in the management of employees and day-to-day surface operations of Cooper Oil & Gas, LLC. He has represented clients nationwide in complex civil litigation. Mr. Cooper was selected as a "Top Attorney in Fort Worth" each year when practicing for public and is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. He received a B.S. Texas A&M University, and a J.D. University of Texas School of Law, Order of Barristers.
Thad M. Joyner Petroleum Geologist, Eagle Ford Division – Mr. Joyner has over 40 years of experience in geology, and exploration management. He has generated prospects and participated in over 500 oil and gas wells across multiple states, pays and basins. Mr. Joyner has held management positions with multiple independent exploration and production companies and led numerous successful geologic prospect teams from generation, drilling to completions. In his career, he generated the first horizontal Woodbine prospect in Madison, Brazos and Grimes Counties, Texas –selected all locations, targets and geo-steered all horizontal well paths. Mr. Joyner has also provided expert witness testimony before various Texas civil courts and the Texas Railroad Commission. He received B.S. from University of Texas.
Nathan Joyner Geophysicist, Eagle Ford Division – Mr. Joyner has over 10 years of industry experience in geology and geophysical exploration and production. He has generated prospects in multiple pays and basins across Texas, the Gulf of Mexico, Australia, Hungary, and multiple states in the U.S. Mr. Joyner has specific expertise and focus in a North American shale exploration encompassing the Eagle Ford and Permian basin, along with other unconventional plays with production potential while working for Petrohawk and BHP. He has generated over 700 well prognoses over more than 350,000 acres and assisted in real-time drilling operations for over 30 rigs in more than 500 wells in his career. Mr. Joyner was an integral part of technical team responsible for increasing ROR from 30% to 60% working with seismic data in on-the-fly interpretation, troubleshooting while drilling, and velocity modelling. He has significant work in petrophysical log analysis, correlation and generation of structure and isopach mapping, complex fault interpretations and ultimately drill-ready prospects. Mr. Joyner possesses expertise in SMT Kingdom, Petra ArcGIS, DecisionSpace Geology, GeoProbe and PaleoScan. He received a B.S. Texas A&M University