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Tellus Operating Group LLC

602 Crescent Place

Ridgeland, Mississippi 39157

United States

Company Description

Tellus Operating Group, LLC ("TOG") is an employee-owned operating company based in Ridgeland, Mississippi. As contract operator for Tellus Energy, LLC, a domestic oil and gas exploration and production company, TOG provides technical, operational and a ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Madison Ridgeland Youth Club


Trustee To the College Board of Directors
Millsaps College

Gas Association executive committee

Board Member
Mississippi State University Foundation Board

U.S. Oil

Board Member
MSU Foundation


Bachelor of Science Degree

Petroleum Engineering

Mississippi State University


Millsaps College Else School of Management

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Management Team | Tellus Operating Group, LLC [cached]

Richard H. Mills, Jr. Manager, Chief Executive Officer

RICHARD H. MILLS, JR. Manager, Chief Executive Officer Richard Mills, CEO, is Manager of Tenrgys and each of its Affiliated Companies. Mr. Mills is also the President of Reveille and Manager of TOG.
Mr. Mills began his career as a petroleum engineer with Cities Service Oil and Gas Company in its Jackson, MS, Southeast Region office focusing primarily on reservoir engineering. Occidental Petroleum Corporation acquired Cities Service in 1984, and Mr. Mills became an employee of OXY USA. During his employment with OXY USA, Mr. Mills completed the requirements for an MBA degree from Millsaps College. OXY closed the Jackson Southeast Region office in 1989 and consolidated operations to Houston, Texas. Mr. Mills elected to remain in Mississippi working initially as an independent consulting engineer and energy investment advisor.
In 1991, Mr. Mills formed the predecessor company to Tenrgys and began acquiring select producing oil and gas fields in Louisiana and Oklahoma with private investors, using joint venture structures. In 1995, he formed TOG's predecessor and expanded into Mississippi with a series of successful acquisitions using an LLC structure. Most of these early acquisitions are still producing and have paid back the initial investment multiple times.
Mr. Mills received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Petroleum Engineering from Mississippi State University in 1980. Mr. Mills is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Mississippi, serves as a Trustee to the Millsaps College Board of Directors, is a member of the U.S. Oil and Gas Association executive committee, and is a member of the Mississippi State University Foundation Board.

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Richard H. Mills, Jr.


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Richard H. Mills, Jr., Manager

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The story features the experiences of Jill M. Beneke, who earned an M.B.A. from Millsaps in 1987 and is CEO and president of Pileum Corp., Metrix Solutions and Beneke Consulting, and Richard Hugh Mills Jr., who earned an M.B.A. from Millsaps in 1988 and is founder and CEO of Tenrgys, LLC and Tellus Operating Group.

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Rounding out the energy industry leaders participating in the summit were: Bob Balzar, vice president for energy efficiency, TVA; Richard Mills, CEO, Tellus Operating Group; and Haley Fisackerly, president and CEO, Entergy Mississippi.

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