Lucas Energy Inc., Houston, has appointed Thomas E. Hardisty as senior vice-president of land and business development and J. Mark Bunch as senior vice-president of engineering and operations.
Hardisty has more than 30 years of oil industry experience as a petroleum land management professional. He joins Lucas Energy from Davis Petroleum Corp., where he served as vice-president of land and business development from September 2009 to April 2016.
Bunch is a petroleum engineer with more than 35 years of operational and managerial experience in oil and gas exploration, development, and acquisitions. He had served as manager, production and drilling, at Lucas Energy since September 2016. He also worked at Davis Petroleum, serving as asset manager from September 2012 to April 2016.
Lucas Energy also reported that it has agreed to partner with a privately-held, Houston-based oil and gas holding company in the Permian basin of West Texas, and will change its name to Camber Energy Inc. to reflect the firm’s new operational focus (OGJ Online, Jan. 5, 2016).