Arnold Nall

Founding Partner, EVP Operations

Arnold has 35+ years of E&P experience having served in various leadership and technical roles. He began his career with Mesa Petroleum prior to joining Meridian Oil / Burlington Resources in 1985. There he served in various technical and leadership roles where he spent 21 years culminating in his role as GM Drilling Mid-Continent BU. He managed execution of large capital programs over a diverse set of unconventional and conventional assets throughout the United States. In 2006 following ConocoPhillips’ acquisition, he served as Mid-Continent Division Director, Drilling and Completions. Beginning late 2007 as VP Operations for a private operator, he oversaw execution of the strategic shift to oiler assets achieving industry-leading IP30 rates during the earliest stages of Permian Basin horizontal development. A few notable achievements during his career include drilling and completing record-setting ultra-deep, HPHT wells in Wyoming’s Madden Deep Unit, drilling 350+ horizontal wells, and implementation of Forge’s horizontal San Andres program curve-tangent, high volume artificial lift concept.

Arnold holds a Bachelor of Science degree in petroleum engineering from Texas Tech University.