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Mr. Gene Ames III

Wrong Gene Ames III?


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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Web References
Ames Energy Advisors, 2 April 2014 [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
Touch Oil And - People Directory - listed Alphabetically: E, 15 Mar 2006 [cached]
Eugene L. Ames President & CEOVenus Oil Company
Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) News Release, 1 Jan 2000 [cached]
McBride, Ames elected to SwRI (Board of Directors
San Antonio, Texas -- The elections of General William V. McBride (USAF, ret.) of San Antonio and Eugene L. Ames Jr. of San Antonio to chairman and vice chairman, respectively, of the Board of Directors of Southwest Research Institute ® (SwRI®) were announced today during its 52nd annual meeting.
Ames is chairman and chief executive officer of Venus Exploration, Inc. He became an SwRI Trustee in 1993 and a Board member in 1994.
The elections of McBride, Ames, Bates, and other officers of the Institute occurred at the annual meeting of the Board of Directors held November 22, 1999.
Ames, who holds a bachelor's degree in geology from The University of Texas at Austin, is an independent oil and gas producer. He is also chairman and chief executive officer of Venus Oil Company, and is a managing partner of the Ames Company.
From 1992 to 1994, he was chairman of the Independent Petroleum Association of America, the national trade association that represents independent oil and natural gas producers in Washington, D.C. He is currently chairman of the Texas Oil and Gas Association and is a member of the Policy Committee of the American Petroleum Institute.
In addition, he is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, the Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists, the South Texas Geological Society, and the All-American Wildcatters.
In 1993, he received the Distinguished Service Award from the Texas Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association, awarded in recognition of his service to the oil and gas industry. In 1995, he was selected as Lone Star Steel's "Chief Roughneck of 1995," one of the most prestigious awards given in the domestic oil and gas industry.
San Antonio Public Library Foundation: About Us, 2 July 2010 [cached]
Gene Ames, III - Chair
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