Logan Magruder

Head of Advisory Board


Mr. Magruder has held various leadership, operational, and advisory positions within the energy upstream sector with his most recent as CEO of Taos Resources, a private oil and gas Co. with operations in Texas and Kansas. Before joining Taos, Logan was CEO of Chief Oil and Gas where he developed the Marcellus with a four-rig program producing over 200 Mcfd. He was CEO of Quantum Resources, where he successfully completed $650 million in acquisitions, built 40mmboe in reserves with over 2,700 wells in the Permian, Gulf Coast, Rockies, and Mid-continent basins. Prior to joining Quantum, he was Managing Director of Macquarie Capital where he focused on upstream transactions ranging from $50 million to $700 million.  As the VP of Rocky Mountain & Mid-continent Regions for Berry Petroleum, he led the Mid-continent division to become the leading cash flow generator for the Co, representing over 30% of the Cos cash flow with approximately 300 wells in production. He was VP of Operations for Calpine, which included three divisional offices covering the Sacramento, Gulf Coast, GOM, Piceance, San Juan, and Mid-continent basins, over 1,000 operated wells, and over 200,000 Mcfd and 2,000 Bopd in production.

Before joining Calpine, he was VP of Operations Rocky Mountain, Mid-continent, Permian, and GOM for Barrett Resources, managing regional production of 450,000 Mcfd, 2,500 Bopd, and a budget in excess of $275 million. He is a former VP and GM of Torch Energy, where he covered exploitation and reservoir engineering for two public companies, eight limited partnerships, and Torch owned assets. While at Torch, he acquired over $900 million in assets producing over 350,000 Mcfd and 35,000 Bopd. He started his career with CNG Producing Company where he was responsible for workover, completions, and production operations. He held the position of President for 3 years at IPAMS, a thirteen-state trade association focused on oil and gas development in the Rocky Mountain region. Logan is the former President of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Delta Section and a graduate of Louisiana State University with a BS in Petroleum Engineering and the LSU Executive Program.