Advisory Board

Alan Smith

Rockcliff Energy

Alan Smith is currently Co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rockcliff Energy, LLC, a well-capitalized, privately-held oil and gas company headquartered in Houston, Texas. Mr. Smith co-founded Rockcliff Energy in January of 2015 after previously serving as the Chief Executive Officer of Quantum Resources Management, LLC, a direct investment private equity fund, and QR Energy, LP, a publicly traded MLP. Mr. Smith is Co-Founder and a member of the Board of Directors of Trace Midstream’s Haynesville company and was Co-Founder and Chairman of Mesa Minerals.

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John Ferguson

Ben Nevis Capital John Ferguson co-founded Howco Group in Kilsyth, Scotland in 1982. Howco Group is the largest independent supplier and processor of steel, chrome moly, duplex, stainless, and nickel- based alloys for the oil and gas industry, offering services in manufacturing, distribution, and project management. For over 40 years, Mr. Ferguson has been involved in all commercial aspects of growth, taking Howco from a self-funded start-up company operating from a single location to its current market leading position in the oil and gas service industry, with 11 operating locations in 6 countries across three continents. read more

Dr. Nansen Saleri

QRI Group

Dr. Nansen G. Saleri is the Chairman, CEO, and co-founder of Quantum Reservoir Impact (QRI), a strategic technology and advanced analytics firm in energy since 2007. He is currently a Board Director for Fenix Technologies and President of the Kristin Saleri Art Foundation. As the former Head of Reservoir Management for Saudi Aramco for a decade, Dr. Saleri led efforts in introducing Best-in-Class programs in waterflooding and Maximum Reservoir Contact wells, most notably in Ghawar, the world’s most prolific oil field.

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Tony Dyson

Dyson Energy Group Tony Dyson brings over 40 years of knowledge and management experience in upstream oil and gas development and related infrastructure. Mr. Dyson began his career as a field supervisor before ascending the ladder to be named President and COO of the Bryan Woodbine Operating Company, which operated over 27,000 combined gross acres in the Bryan Austin Chalk and Bryan Woodbine Units. Mr. Dyson also oversaw the design, implementation, and expansion of the gathering system infrastructure to service these fields. read more