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Mr. Byron A. Dunn

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President and Chief Executive Off...

Independence Contract Drilling Inc
11601 N. Galayda
Houston, Texas 77086
United States

Company Description: Independence Contract Drilling is a privately held company formed in 2011 as a vertically integrated premium land drilling services provider. The company is...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • BS , Chemical Engineering
    Illinois Institute of Technology
  • MBA
    University of Chicago
  • BS , Chemical Engineering
    Illinois Institute of Technology
  • MBA
    University of Chicago
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Web References
Independence Contract Drilling - Corporate Leadership
www.icdrilling.com, 3 April 2014 [cached]
Byron Dunn President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Dunn was a founding partner of Rig Acquisition Co., a predecessor to Independence Contract Drilling and has been a Director of Independence Contract Drilling and Chief Executive Officer since March 2012. From 2007 to 2010 Mr. Dunn served as a Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Global Energy Services whose Drilling Group formed the rig manufacturing division of Independence. From 2010 to 2011 Mr. Dunn served as a Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of CAMAC Energy a NYSE listed international E&P company. Previously Mr. Dunn served as a Corporate Vice President at National Oilwell Varco and President of the 3,500 employee, $1 billion revenue Eastern Hemisphere Rig Solutions Group, and as Chairman of the Board of Directors of TTS Marine ASA. Mr. Dunn has over 15 years experience in investment banking last serving as Executive Director of the UBS Global Energy and Power Group. Mr. Dunn started his career as a drilling engineer with Chevron USA in New Orleans and managed both offshore and onshore drilling operations. He earned a BS in Chemical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Mr. Dunn also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Desert NDT and is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) .
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Byron Dunn President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Dunn was a founding partner of Rig Acquisition Co., a predecessor to Independence Contract Drilling and has been a Director of Independence Contract Drilling and Chief Executive Officer since March 2012. From 2007 to 2010 Mr. Dunn served as a Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Global Energy Services whose Drilling Group formed the rig manufacturing division of Independence. From 2010 to 2011 Mr. Dunn served as a Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of CAMAC Energy a NYSE listed international E&P company. Previously Mr. Dunn served as a Corporate Vice President at National Oilwell Varco and President of the 3,500 employee, $1 billion revenue Eastern Hemisphere Rig Solutions Group, and as Chairman of the Board of Directors of TTS Marine ASA. Mr. Dunn has over 15 years experience in investment banking last serving as Executive Director of the UBS Global Energy and Power Group. Mr. Dunn started his career as a drilling engineer with Chevron USA in New Orleans and managed both offshore and onshore drilling operations. He earned a BS in Chemical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Mr. Dunn also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Desert NDT and is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) .
Harvest Natural Resources, Inc.
hnr103.originbeta.com, 11 Dec 2013 [cached]
Byron A. Dunn Harvest Natural Resources, Inc.
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Byron A. Dunn
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Byron A. Dunn
Senior Vice President, Corporate Development
Mr. Dunn was elected Senior Vice President, Corporate Development on September 26, 2005. He is responsible for strategy, global mergers and acquisitions, corporate capital formation and risk management. Mr. Dunn previously served on Harvest's Board of Directors and was a member of the Audit and Compensation committees. He resigned these roles to join Harvest's management team. From 2003 through 2005, Mr. Dunn was with National Oilwell, Inc., as Vice President, Corporate Business Development directing global acquisitions and divestments, ran a major business unit and assisted in corporate strategy development. Most notably, he chaired the National Oilwell/Varco integration team and was President of Eastern Hemisphere Rig Solutions, a $900 million revenue business. Mr. Dunn was also Chairman of the Board of TTS Marine ASA, a Bergen Norway ship's equipment manufacturer. From 1997 to 2003, Mr. Dunn held increasingly responsible roles in UBS global energy and power investment banking group where he specialized in oilfield services and E&P. Earlier in his career, Mr. Dunn spent considerable time in West Siberia, Europe and South America as Manager of Upstream Business Development and acquisitions for Phibro Energy and had five years of line operational experience as a drilling, production and reservoir engineer for Chevron USA. Mr. Dunn holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology, a Master of Business Administration degree with a specialization in finance from the University of Chicago, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Mr. Dunn is a member of the Board of Directors of Citizens National Bank and serves on the Audit, Strategy and IT Steering committees.
CAMAC Energy appointed ...
www.cpreports.com, 11 July 2013 [cached]
CAMAC Energy appointed Byron A. Dunn as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective October 1. Dr. Kase Laval, Chairman of the Board, commented on Mr. Dunn's record as President and CEO of Global Energy Services, a Houston-based drilling-rig, power systems and equipment manufacturer with operations in the U.S., Asia, and the Middle East, and before that as Senior V. P. of Harvest National Resources (NYSE) where he was the Chairman of its Joint Venture with China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) : " Mr. Dunn spent 8 years with UBS where he was Executive Director of its Investment Banking Group. Early in his career he managed Philbro Energy Upstream Business Development and Acquisitions, and developed technical expertise with oversight of production and reserve engineering support staff in the Gulf of Mexico. He has an MBA from the University of Chicago. Mr. Dunn said "This is an exciting time to be part of CAMAC Energy.
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Byron A. Dunn President and CEO Former President and CEO - Global Energy Services Former Senior VP of Harvest Natural Resources
SEC EDGAR Submission 0000950129-05-003516
www.sec.gov, 8 April 2005 [cached]
The directors our Board has determined to be independent are Stephen D. Chesebro', John U. Clarke, Byron A. Dunn, H. H. Hardee and Patrick M. Murray.
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Byron A. Dunn
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The Board has further determined that each member of the Audit Committee is financially literate and that Mr. Murray, Mr. Clarke and Mr. Dunn qualify as audit committee financial experts as defined in Item 401(h) of Regulation S-K.
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Information on the relevant experience of Mr. Murray, Mr. Clarke and Mr. Dunn is set forth in the discussion below under Proposal No. 1.
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Byron A. DunnAppointed Director in December 2003
Age 48
Mr. Dunn was originally a member of the Board from October 2000 until
March 2002.Mr. Dunn has been Vice President, Business Development of National Oilwell Varco, an oilfield products and services company, since August 2003.Prior to joining National Oilwell Varco, Mr. Dunn was an Executive Director in the energy investment banking group of UBS Warburg LLC for seven years.Mr. Dunn spent two years as a Senior Vice President specializing in energy and oilfield services with Jeffries & Company, Inc.Mr. Dunn also has over five years of operational experience in the oil and gas industry, serving from 1979 through 1984 in drilling, production and reservoir assignments for Chevron USA in Texas, Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico.In addition, during 1991 and 1992, Mr. Dunn spent considerable time in West Siberia, Europe and South America as manager of upstream business development and acquisitions for Phibro Energy.Mr. Dunn is an advisory director to Preng & Associates, an executive search consulting firm and until April 2004 was Chairman of the Board of TTS Marine ASA, a ships equipment manufacturer.Mr. Dunn earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1979 and a Master of Business Administration degree, with a specialization in finance, from the University of Chicago in 1986.
Particle Drilling Technologies, Inc. (PDTI) : Houston, Texas : Particle Impact Drilling (PID)
www.particledrilling.com, 25 Sept 2009 [cached]
Byron Dunn Particle Drilling Technologies, Inc. (PDTI) : Houston, Texas : Particle Impact Drilling (PID)
Particle Drilling Technologies, Inc.
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Byron Dunn - Independent Director
Byron Dunn joined PDTI as an Independent Director since November 2007. Mr. Dunn also serves on the Company's audit committee.
Mr. Dunn has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of IDM Group since December 2007. From September 2005 to December 2007, Mr. Dunn served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development of Harvest Natural Resources and previously served on Harvest's Board of Directors and as a member of its Audit and Compensation committees. From 2003 through 2005, Mr. Dunn was Vice President, Corporate Development with National Oilwell, Inc. In that capacity, he chaired the National Oilwell/Varco integration team and served as President of Eastern Hemisphere Rig Solutions, and Chairman of the Board of TTS Marine ASA, a Bergen Norway ship equipment manufacturer. From 1997 to 2003, Mr. Dunn held increasingly responsible roles in the UBS Global Energy and Power Group, first serving as Oilfield Service Research Global Sector Coordinator and later as Executive Director in the Investment Banking Group. Earlier in his career, Mr. Dunn was Manager of Upstream Business Development and Acquisitions for Phibro Energy. He began his career with Chevron USA from 1980 until 1984, initially as Drilling Engineer in the Gulf of Mexico and later becoming Eastern Division Production Coordinator for Chevron.
Mr. Dunn is a graduate of Illinois Institute of Technology with a BS, Chemical Engineering; received his MBA from University of Chicago, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
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