Richard Parrish Vice President, Acquisitions & Engineering

parrish richardRichard is Vice President - Acquisitions and Engineering of EnerVest, Ltd. Prior to being promoted to this position in April 2014, Richard served EnerVest as Senior Technical Advisor - Acquisitions and Engineering since 2011. During this time he has been involved in the acquisition of $3.8 billion in assets. Before joining EnerVest, he served as Vice President - Engineering for Imperial Capital and Petrobridge Investment Management, LLC. Imperial and Petrobridge were capital providers specializing in upstream financing focusing primarily on asset-backed investments in small to midsize companies with capital needs ranging from $5 million - $100+ million. During his career Richard has been involved in selling and acquiring oil and gas properties in almost every basin of the continental United States.

He began his career at Texaco, Inc., in Louisiana where he held increasing levels of responsibility from reservoir/production engineering to Assistant District Engineer for Texaco's Harvey District. He joined Transco Exploration Company where he managed the company's reserves, acquisitions and divestitures, drilling and development plans. Richard was Vice President of Engineering for Transco Exploration Partners, the first oil and gas master limited partnership (MLP) created in 1983. He graduated from the University of Houston with a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering with a Petroleum Option, and is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.