Andy West SVP & General Counsel 

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 Andy is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of EnerVest, Ltd.  In this capacity, he oversees EnerVest’s legal department and the corporate governance of its various affiliates and subsidiaries. 

Prior to his current role, Andy served as Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, where his primary focus was the acquisition and divestiture of EnerVest’s upstream oil and gas assets and other commercial transactions. Andy has also previously served as Chief Compliance Officer of EnerVest Investment Services, L.L.C. and General Counsel of EV Energy Partners, L.P., a publicly traded master limited partnership. Before joining EnerVest in 2014, Andy was Senior Counsel at HighMount Exploration & Production LLC.  He also practiced at two major international law firms, where he represented domestic and international energy companies in a wide array of complex transactional and regulatory matters.

Andy has a B.A. with University Honors from Brigham Young University, an M.A., magna cum laude, from Yale University, and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Duke University School of Law.  He is an active member of various professional legal associations and has published and presented on topics concerning the oil and gas industry.