Vice President, Operations

Mr. Grandstaff holds a BS in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma. He began his career with Burlington Resources working in the San Juan Basin in New Mexico as a drilling engineer.  He later joined Merit Energy where he worked as a regional engineer on properties in the Permian and Fort Worth basins. Mr. Grandstaff then joined Encore Acquisition Company and held various roles as a senior operations engineer working in the Williston, Anadarko, Permian, Fort Worth, and East Texas basins.  After Encore, Mr. Grandstaff joined Quicksilver Resources as a drilling engineer to help develop their Barnett assets. In 2008, Mr. Grandstaff joined Range Resources where he held several engineering and management positions and last served as Director of Drilling Operations of the Northern Marcellus, Permian Basin, and Midcontinent Divisions. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the American Association of Drilling Engineers.