Chief Operating Officer – Dallas, TX

Chief Operating Officer – Dallas, TX

CSI Recruiting is working with a privately-held oil & gas company, based in the Dallas / Fort Worth area, in need of a Chief Operating Officer to function as a key member of the management team.

Our client is active in several regions within Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma, operating both oil and gas wells, in addition to managing non-op investments in those same regions.  This role will work as part of the company’s senior management team, be heavily involved in strategy decisions and A&D transactions, as well as have day-to-day oversight of the company’s current production operations program.

In addition to these responsibilities, the company is hoping this Chief Operating Officer will also have advanced Reservoir Engineering skills, including but not limited to:

  • Economic evaluations of current assets, acquisition opportunities, divestiture opportunities and non-op investment opportunities.
  • Development of field development programs
  • Coordinating with geoscience staff in performing asset evaluations
  • Perform reserves evaluations
  • Create operations and development budgets, coordinating with geo and land staff


  • Qualified candidates should have a minimum of 15 years of professional experience in reservoir engineering, in addition to experience working in leadership roles, overseeing both people and projects.
  • Candidates should have a strong background in the development of domestic onshore oil & gas assets, both conventional and unconventional.
  • Client is seeking experience in setting a corporate development and operations strategy, advanced asset A&D experience and strong background in budgeting and vendor management.


This role will be an excellent opportunity to work with an established firm, with a team of experienced E&P professionals, and grow the company’s existing assets as well as enhance the asset portfolio with acquisitions.