Robert previously served as Reservoir Engineering Manager of ExL Petroleum II with a primary focus on conducting the company’s technical evaluations. Prior to joining ExL, Robert served as the Northern Midland Basin Reservoir Engineering Supervisor at ConocoPhillips, and its predecessor, Concho Resources. In this capacity he led a team of engineers through numerous budget, reserves, and project planning cycles, culminating with asset production reaching 70,000 net BOE/D shortly before his departure. Robert began his career with Concho Resources in Midland, TX where he rotated through drilling, completions, and production field assignments before settling on the reservoir engineering discipline. Prior to his promotion to Reservoir Engineering Supervisor, he served as an asset engineer and reservoir simulation engineer. Robert holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.