Bryan Wagner, Owner and President. Bryan started Wagner Oil Company in 1998. He is responsible for sourcing, locating, and structuring acquisitions and development opportunities. He works with the management team, monitoring operating activities and approving capital allocation decisions. Bryan holds a geology degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
H.E. Patterson, Senior Executive Vice President. Ed has worked at Wagner Oil Company since 1998. He brings more than forty years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He has extensive experience structuring farmouts, operating partnerships, gas contracts, and acquisition agreements. Ed holds a Bachelor of Arts from Texas Christian University.
Mark Belcher, Vice President - Exploration and Production. Mark graduated from Texas Tech University with a BS in Petroleum Engineering. He joined the Company in February 1999 from Ryder Scott Company, where he worked as a reservoir engineer for six years. Prior to joining Ryder Scott, Mark was a reservoir and operations engineer for ARCO. Mark is responsible for economic evaluation of all acquisitions, development and exploration projects, as well as preparation of the Company’s internal reserve report.
Jim Deborah, Chief Financial Officer
Jim Deborah, Chief Financial Officer. Jim joined Wagner in 2020 from the IPR Energy Group, where he served as the Sr Vice President – E&P Finance and Strategy. Prior to IPR, Jim spent 16 years at Hunt Oil Company in various roles including Director of Strategic Planning, Finance Manager for the Eagle Ford development and Commercial Manager for Peru LNG. Jim began his career in the audit group at Deloitte before moving to Exxon Company USA. Jim is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Texas A&M University and an MBA from Rice University.