Kevin Leonard - SVP & GM Austin Chalk

Leonard Kevin-Web-PhotoKevin serves as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Austin Chalk Asset team. Prior to being named to this position, he served as Senior Vice President of Special Projects/Engineering of EnerVest Operating, L.L.C. Kevin also held the title of Senior Vice President & General Manager of the Rockies Asset team where he was responsible for assets in Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah. He has been with the Company since 2001.

He began his career in 1993 as an engineer with The Western Company of North America working in South Texas and North Louisiana.  In 1996 he joined Occidental Petroleum Corporation (“Oxy”), where he served as an operations and reservoir engineer working assets in Texas and the Gulf of Mexico.  After leaving Oxy in 1999, he went to work for Pressler Petroleum Consultants, Inc., providing consulting services to lending institutions, trusts, estates and small private oil and gas companies.

Kevin holds a petroleum engineering degree from Texas A&M University and is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, Independent Petroleum Association of America, Houston Producer’s Forum, and serves on the board of the Permian Basin Petroleum Association.