NOVEMBER 2018 LUNCHEON MEETING
Vice President – Business Development
of Tanos Exploration II, LLC
A Microseismic Case Study: Cotton Valley Taylor Sandstones, Overton Field, Texas
11:30 AM Wednesday, November 14, 2018
at the Cascades
4511 Briarwood Road
Tyler, TX 75709
Nick Pollard has been a geologist in the oil and gas industry since 1985, working on horizontal projects starting in 1988. Company experience has ranged from small family-owned companies, mid-sized public upstream companies and culminating with private equity backed companies since 2007.
In 2007, Nick was a co-founder of Tanos Energy, LLC with a $40 MM commitment from Natural Gas Partners (NGP). At the time, Tanos was the first portfolio company NGP had funded employing a horizontal business model - exploit tight gas reservoirs utilizing horizontal drilling technology combined with multi-stage fracture stimulation.
Nick graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1984 with a B.S. degree in geology and received his M.S. degree in geology from the University of Houston in 1990. He has served in all officer positions for the East Texas Geological Society (ETGS) and has chaired the annual ETGS golf tournament for 25 years. Currently Board President of the Petroleum Data Library in Tyler and board member of the Ark-La-Tex Oilmen’s Golf Association.