Thomas G. Lantz
- Mr. Lantz
was appointed as our Chief Operating Office immediately following the closing of the 2011 Merger.
Prior to the closing of the 2011 Merger and since June 2010, he had served as AEE Inc.'s Vice President of Operations.
During his 30-year professional career and immediately prior to his affiliation with AEE Inc., he served as VP of Operations for a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ryland.
From 1998 through 2006, Mr. Lantz was an Asset Manager for Halliburton Energy Services, during which time he led the efforts for several development programs for Halliburton's clients, including the initial development of the Elm Coulee oil field.
In that capacity, he
team designed the technology for combining fracture stimulation in horizontal well bores, which advancement in technology was the key to unlocking the economic development of the Elm Coulee Field.
This technology is being applied worldwide in other unconventional reservoirs in both gas and oil.
Mr. Lantz also served as U.S. Operations Manager for Enerplus Resources (USA) Corporation after it acquired a major interest in the Elm Coulee Field from Lyco Oil Corporation.
expertise is reservoir and completion engineering.
recent work has been focused on development of unconventional resource plays in the Rockies, including the Bakken
, Three Forks, Wasatch, and Mesaverde Formations.
Mr. Lantz received a BS in Chemical Engineering from University of Southern California and engaged in graduate studies at Colorado State University in Mechanical Engineering.
From October 5, 2010 to March 17, 2012, he served on the board of directors of Passport.