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Mr. Gene Ames III

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Ames Energy Advisors , LLC
324 West Sunset Road
San Antonio , Texas 78209
United States

Company Description: Ames Energy Advisors (AEA) is a business advisory and petroleum engineering consulting firm, providing a full range of private client services for individual oil...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • B.S. degrees , Geology and Business Administration
    Trinity University
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Ames Energy Advisors, 4 Jan 2015 [cached]
- Gene Ames
Gene Ames, a fourth generation petroleum geologist and oil & gas executive, is co-founder and principal geological and business advisor of Ames Energy Advisors. Prior to establishing AEA, he was general manager of a private oil and gas producer and investment trust in San Antonio, Texas. Ames' extensive experience as an E&P operations manager, exploration manager and prospect generator, led to the discovery of significant petroleum reserves in the Gulf Coast, Permian, Anadarko and Arkoma Basins of Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma. He also has an extensive background in producing property operations and upstream exploration and production petroleum technology. Ames has served on boards and in leadership roles in numerous industry organizations, including the Independent Petroleum Association of America, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, the Texas Independent Producer and Royalty Owners Association, the Interstate Oil & Gas Compact Commission and the South Texas Geological Society. As Chairman of the Petroleum Technology Transfer Council, Ames played a significant role in the transfer of applied technology throughout the domestic E&P industry. The Department of Energy appointed him to serve on the Unconventional Resources Technical Advisory Committee, providing oversight and technical advice to the Secretary regarding federal government involvement in research and development spending related to the Energy Act of 2005. Gene Ames received B.S. degrees in both Geology and Business Administration from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. He is married and has two sons. He is a member of Christ Episcopal Church and is actively involved in local charitable work. He is an active member of the Board of the San Antonio Public Library Foundation.
Bissel Exploration, 4 April 2014 [cached]
Gene Ames, III - VP & Operations Manager
San Antonio Public Library Foundation: About Us, 2 July 2010 [cached]
Gene Ames, III - Chair
BCI 1999-2000 Annual Report: Trustees, 29 Oct 2010 [cached]
Eugene L. Ames Jr. President, Venus Exploration, Inc.
Dependence on Key Personnel - We ..., 12 April 2001 [cached]
Dependence on Key Personnel - We are dependent upon Eugene L. Ames , Jr. , Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer , and John Y. Ames , President and Chief Operating Officer.
Mr. Eugene L. Ames , Jr. is our executive with the most extensive contacts and relationships in the oil and gas industry.
At March 15 , 2001 , our executive officers were Eugene L. Ames , Jr. , John Y. Ames , P. Mark Stark and Terry F. Hardeman.
Eugene L. Ames , Jr. , age 67 , became Chairman , Chief Executive Officer and a director of our company in 1997.He has been in the oil and gas business since 1954 and has been associated with us and our predecessor entities since 1962 and chief executive officer of those predecessor entities since 1991.Mr. Ames received a B.S. degree in Geology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1955.He served as Chairman of the Independent Petroleum Association of America from 1991 to 1993 and currently serves as a member of the policy committee of the American Petroleum Institute , and chairman of the Texas Oil and Gas Association.He is also the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Southwest Research Institute.
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