Senior Vice President of Development Operations
Mr. Smith has served as our Senior Vice President of Development Operations since September 2022. Prior to that, he served as Vice President of Operations of Centennial Resource Development. He joined Centennial in April 2017 as Senior Completions Engineer and was promoted to Completions Manager in January 2018 and Vice President of Operations in November 2018. Prior to that, he served as a Senior Completion Engineer for EOG Resources, Inc. in the Midland Division, working on EOG’s completion activities in Reeves County, Texas, and Lea and Eddy Counties, New Mexico. Prior to that, Mr. Smith worked in EOG’s Corpus Christi Division in production, drilling, and completion engineering roles, with a focus on South Texas conventional assets. Mr. Smith received his Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.