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Texas Alliance of Energy Producers Approves New Board Chair Jason Herrick 

E&P executive begins two-year term with Texas oil and gas association for independents

Alliance New Board Chairman Jason Herrick

AUSTIN, Texas – Jan. 30, 2024 – The Texas Alliance of Energy Producers (the Alliance) has confirmed Jason Herrick as its new board chairman. Herrick is the president of Pantera Energy Company, a family owned exploration and production company headquartered in Amarillo. 

“Texas oil and gas producers wake up every day and work diligently to provide energy security for our nation and drive the value for our economy,” said Herrick.  “I am proud of the work that the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers does on their behalf and look forward to my time on the leadership team.

Herrick has experience leading oil and gas associations as well as non-profits. For the past two years, he has served as the Railroad Commission representative to the Texas Energy Reliability Council.  Further, he currently serves as an executive member of the RANGE, an agricultural centric regional development engine.  

He has previously served terms as president of Amarillo Area Foundation, Don Harrington Discovery Center, Center City of Amarillo, the Panhandle Producers and Royalty Association, Society of Petroleum Engineers and the Texas Panhandle Regional Economic Development Corporation as well as leadership roles in several other area non-profits.  

“Jason is an outstanding advocate for our industry, and the Alliance is fortunate to have someone with such expertise and drive as our new board chair,” said Karr Ingham, Interim President of the Alliance. “His work as a member and vice chair has already been invaluable to our association. We look forward to working with him to advance the Alliance mission on behalf of Texas independent oil and gas producers over the next two years.”

Prior to Pantera, Herrick helped start e2i, a small consulting firm based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He established business offices in Amsterdam and London while working with large banking clients ING and BBL on procurement management systems. 

Early in his career, Herrick worked for Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) in Dallas where he specialized in procurement and materials management for clients such as CITGO in Tulsa, Minyards in Dallas, and Mrs. Smith’s Bakery in Atlanta. Jason graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering.

About Texas Alliance of Energy Producers 

The Texas Alliance of Energy Producers is the largest and most effective statewide oil and gas association for independents in the nation. Serving nearly 3,000 members, the Alliance provides a voice for sound U.S. energy policy. These individuals and organizations – from small players to publicly traded companies – are the driving force behind the U.S. energy renaissance. Founded in 1930, the Alliance has offices in Wichita Falls and Austin, Texas. For more information, visit https://www.texasalliance.org/.

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With more than 2,600 members, the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers is the largest statewide oil and gas association serving independent energy producers and associated industries. Members of the Texas Alliance face many issues, and we have been able to assemble a first-class team of professionals in government relations, public affairs, and communications. The Texas Alliance continues to work to improve the business climate of our membership. 

Founded in 1930, the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers continues to be a leading voice for the oil and gas industry in Texas. With our many benefits, the Alliance can assist you and your company. Count on us…we mean business!

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