Speaker Marshall D. (Mark) Smith, Chief Financial Officer, Ultra Petroleum; C.H. (Scott) Rees III, Chairman
Marshall D. (Mark) Smith Mr. Smith joined Ultra Petroleum as CFO in July 2005. He has over 25 years of progressive experience in a multitude of disciplines within the energy industry including operations, strategic planning, corporate finance and business development. Early in his career, Mr. Smith was a practicing …
Marshall D. (Mark) Smith
Mr. Smith joined Ultra Petroleum as CFO in July 2005. He has over 25 years of progressive experience in a multitude of disciplines within the energy industry including operations, strategic planning, corporate finance and business development. Early in his career, Mr. Smith was a practicing Petroleum Engineer for both major independent oil companies and later focused his career on mergers, acquisitions and corporate finance advisory assignments in the energy sector. Mr. Smith holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma where he was a School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering Distinguished Scholar, and an MBA with highest honors from Oklahoma City University. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, served as past Chairman and is a current member of the Executive Committee of the Advisory Board of the University of Oklahoma Mewbourne School of Petroleum and Geological Engineering. Mr. Smith has also served on the Executive Committee of the Board of Visitors for the University of Oklahoma College of Engineering.
C.H. (Scott) Rees III
Scott has been with Netherland, Sewell & Associates, Inc. (NSAI) since 1988 and has over 25 years of oil and gas experience. He was promoted to President and COO of the firm in 2002 and was made Chairman and CEO in 2008. Prior to NSAI, Scott was a Supervising Reservoir Engineer with Exxon Company, U.S.A., where he worked primarily in the onshore and offshore Texas Gulf Coast region. Since joining NSAI he has been involved in hundreds of projects both domestically and around the world, including Russia, Latin America, Mexico, North Sea, Australia, and West Africa. Scott’s extensive experience has given him an invaluable understanding of the important relationship that exists between the reserves evaluation consultant and the petroleum and financial industries. His areas of specific expertise include coalbed methane property evaluations, probabilistic analysis, gas deliverability analysis, and application/interpretation of industry reserves definitions and guidelines.