Bret has 30 years of experience across multiple basins in North America, starting his career with Exxon in Midland working its Central Basin Platform properties. His first couple decades of experience were in the Permian. Prior to Sabinal he was COO to Lewis Energy Group whose focus was in the Western Eagleford play. He also held several leadership positions for Devon and multiple companies that ultimately merged with Devon, including Ocean Energy, UMC Petroleum, General Atlantic Resources, and GLG Energy.
His experience with Permian Basin assets, secondary and tertiary fields, and horizontal drilling bring a unique skill set to our team. He has managed waterflooded assets in several basins, and initiated exploration and development using horizontal drilling across 10 basins in the U.S.
Bret holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas Tech University.