PerPetro Energy is a team of highly skilled professionals with extensive successful Gulf of Mexico Shelf experience capable of introducing risk mitigating financial and operational innovation needed to successfully address the opportunities and challenges that remain in the Gulf after 50+ years of development

 

Team Members


Joe Leblanc

 

  • 32 years industry experience – Successful start-up experience
  • EPL, McMoRan, LL&E, Shell, E&Y, Tulane University
  • CFO, Treasurer, Mergers & Acquisitions, Derivatives/Risk Management
  • Tulane Energy Institute, Clinical Professor, Faculty Director of Masters of Energy Finance and Trading Graduate program
  • Certified Public Accountant

Bill Kerins

 

  • 38 years industry/finance experience – Successful start-up experience
  • Portfolio Manager/Senior Advisor/Managing Director – Oaktree Capital
  • Portfolio Manager/Managing Director – Lombard Investments
  • Head of Capital Markets Asia/Head of Structured Finance – Goldman Sachs
  • Harvard College AB/Harvard Business School MBA

Steve Batchelor

Operations

  • 40 years industry experience – Successful start-up experience
  • CEO – SwellFix (cementing products service company) 
  • VP – Superior Energy Services -  GOM hybrid E&P/Service development
  • Halliburton - Global VP Cementing, Corporate HS&E Director

Tony Richards

Engineering

  • 35 years industry experience – Successful start-up experience
  • VP Engineering – Century/Upstream
  • Consultant – Collarini, Amoco/BP
  • Reservoir Engineer – Exxon,  Asset Manager – Greenhill

Robert Miller

Finance

  • 8 years industry experience – Successful start-up experience
  • Guggenheim Partners energy equity research –  Large/Mid-Cap Oil Field Services 
  • Master of Finance & Energy Specialization –  Tulane AB Freeman School of Business

KYLE WARD

Abandonment

  • 17 years industry experience – Successful start-up experience
  • Founder of Purchase Dynamics in 2001- Sold in 2012
  • Director of Marketing for GASFRAC Energy Services
  • Asset Acquisition Manager GoM, recently completed $300mm transaction in OCS