Our Team

Our Team

Leadership

George Edwards is a Managing Director of IOG Resources, LLC, where he is responsible for the firm’s origination, analysis, structuring, and execution of investments. Prior to joining IOG, he was a Senior Analyst in the Corporate Finance group at EXCO Resources, Inc. and focused on capital markets, acquisitions and divestitures, hedging, and investor relations. He began his career as a CPA in KPMG’s audit practice.

Mr. Edwards earned his B.B.A in Accounting and M.S. in Accounting from Southern Methodist University. He is a member of the Dallas Petroleum Club, the Fort Worth Wildcatter’s Association, and several regional ADAM Forums. Additionally, he serves on the Session as Treasurer at Westminster Presbyterian Church of Dallas.

Jay Heath is a Managing Director of IOG Resources, LLC, where he is actively involved in all aspects of upstream investments. Prior to joining IOG in 2016, Mr. Heath led financial teams for start-up private equity and energy investments. Mr. Heath started his career at Ernst & Young in the audit and transaction advisory practices.

Mr. Heath received a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Accountancy from Baylor University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Tommy Woolley is a Managing Director of IOG Resources, LLC, where he is actively involved in all aspects of upstream investments. Prior to joining IOG in 2014, Mr. Woolley was a Vice President of Energy Spectrum in their financial advisory business & upstream private equity funds. Prior to joining Energy Spectrum in 2011, he spent 5 years as a reservoir engineer at Netherland, Sewell & Associates, Inc. Mr. Woolley began his career as a reservoir engineer for BP in Houston and then Alaska.

Mr. Woolley received a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University in 2002. He is registered in the state of Texas as a Professional Engineer (P.E.), and is also a member of the SPE.

Directors

  • Member and Chairman of the IOGR Board.
  • Mr. Bennett previously served as President & CEO, and prior to that, as CFO, of SandRidge Energy. Prior to joining SandRidge, he served as a Partner at White Deer Energy and a Managing Director at GSO Capital Partners (now known as Blackstone Credit), and held a variety of other operational and financial roles across the energy industry (including as CFO at Aquilex, a former First Reserve portfolio company).
  • Mr. Bennett currently serves as a Director for Tellurian Inc., Kimray Inc. and SN EF UnSub LP (previously a subsidiary of Mesquite Energy), with prior experience as a Director for SandRidge, Cheniere Energy, Tapstone Energy and PostRock Energy, among others.
  • Member of the IOGR Board.
  • Ms. Baumann serves as Founder & President of Cross Creek Energy, an energy investor and strategic consultant to energy businesses. Prior to founding Cross Creek, Ms. Baumann spent 18 years at Amoco and its successor, BP, and led one of Amoco’s upstream business units.
  • Additionally, Ms. Baumann joined the First Reserve Senior Advisor Program in 2019. She currently serves as a Director for Devon Energy, National Fuel Gas Company, Ascent Resources and Texas American Resources Company II as well as an Independent Trustee of the Putnam Mutual Funds. Ms. Baumann has multiple prior Board affiliations, including with Buckeye Partners.
  • Member of the IOGR Board.
  • Mr. Krueger currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of First Reserve, which he joined in 1999. Mr. Krueger is responsible for the overall management of First Reserve and sits on its Investment Committees, which are responsible for the supervision of the firm’s investment program and strategy.
  • Prior to joining First Reserve, Mr. Krueger worked in the Energy group of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.
  • Member of the IOGR Board.
  • Mr. Mueller previously served as President, CEO and Chairman of the Board at Southwestern Energy. Before Southwestern, he spent decades in various roles at several E&P companies including CDX Gas, Houston Exploration Company, Belco Oil & Gas and others.
  • Additionally, Mr. Mueller joined the First Reserve Senior Advisor Program in 2016. He currently serves as a Director for United Production Partners and as a member of the Finance Committee at Memorial Hermann.
  • Member of the IOGR Board.
  • Mr. Rowland founded IOG Capital (former affiliate of IOGR) in 2014. Prior to founding IOG Capital, Mr. Rowland served as CEO, and prior to that, as President and CFO, of FTS International and its predecessor. Before his time at FTS, he served as EVP and CFO of Chesapeake for ~18 years.
  • Mr. Rowland currently serves as a Director for Key Energy Services, SilverBow (Chairman) and Warrior Technologies, and has multiple prior Board affiliations across the energy industry.
  • Member of the IOGR Board.
  • Mr. Steen currently serves as a Director at First Reserve, which he joined in 2011. Mr. Steen’s responsibilities include investment origination and structuring, due diligence, execution and monitoring of investments across the energy value chain.
  • Prior to joining First Reserve, Mr. Steen worked in the Investment Banking Division of Credit Suisse.
  • Member of the IOGR Board.
  • Mr. Wizel currently serves as a Managing Director at First Reserve, which he joined in 2007. Mr. Wizel is a member of the First Reserve Private Equity Investment Committee, and his responsibilities include investment origination, execution and exit of investments across the energy value chain.
  • Prior to joining First Reserve, Mr. Wizel was a member of the Investment Staff at Greenbriar Equity Group, and prior to that he worked at Credit Suisse First Boston.

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Leadership

George Edwards is a Managing Director of IOG Resources, LLC, where he is responsible for the firm’s origination, analysis, structuring, and execution of investments. Prior to joining IOG, he was a Senior Analyst in the Corporate Finance group at EXCO Resources, Inc. and focused on capital markets, acquisitions and divestitures, hedging, and investor relations. He began his career as a CPA in KPMG’s audit practice.

Mr. Edwards earned his B.B.A in Accounting and M.S. in Accounting from Southern Methodist University. He is a member of the Dallas Petroleum Club, the Fort Worth Wildcatter’s Association, and several regional ADAM Forums. Additionally, he serves on the Session as Treasurer at Westminster Presbyterian Church of Dallas.

Jay Heath is a Managing Director of IOG Resources, LLC, where he is actively involved in all aspects of upstream investments. Prior to joining IOG in 2016, Mr. Heath led financial teams for start-up private equity and energy investments. Mr. Heath started his career at Ernst & Young in the audit and transaction advisory practices.

Mr. Heath received a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Accountancy from Baylor University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Tommy Woolley is a Managing Director of IOG Resources, LLC, where he is actively involved in all aspects of upstream investments. Prior to joining IOG in 2014, Mr. Woolley was a Vice President of Energy Spectrum in their financial advisory business & upstream private equity funds. Prior to joining Energy Spectrum in 2011, he spent 5 years as a reservoir engineer at Netherland, Sewell & Associates, Inc. Mr. Woolley began his career as a reservoir engineer for BP in Houston and then Alaska.

Mr. Woolley received a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University in 2002. He is registered in the state of Texas as a Professional Engineer (P.E.), and is also a member of the SPE.

Directors

  • Member and Chairman of the IOGR Board.
  • Mr. Bennett previously served as President & CEO, and prior to that, as CFO, of SandRidge Energy. Prior to joining SandRidge, he served as a Partner at White Deer Energy and a Managing Director at GSO Capital Partners (now known as Blackstone Credit), and held a variety of other operational and financial roles across the energy industry (including as CFO at Aquilex, a former First Reserve portfolio company).
  • Mr. Bennett currently serves as a Director for Tellurian Inc., Kimray Inc. and SN EF UnSub LP (previously a subsidiary of Mesquite Energy), with prior experience as a Director for SandRidge, Cheniere Energy, Tapstone Energy and PostRock Energy, among others.
  • Member of the IOGR Board.
  • Ms. Baumann serves as Founder & President of Cross Creek Energy, an energy investor and strategic consultant to energy businesses. Prior to founding Cross Creek, Ms. Baumann spent 18 years at Amoco and its successor, BP, and led one of Amoco’s upstream business units.
  • Additionally, Ms. Baumann joined the First Reserve Senior Advisor Program in 2019. She currently serves as a Director for Devon Energy, National Fuel Gas Company, Ascent Resources and Texas American Resources Company II as well as an Independent Trustee of the Putnam Mutual Funds. Ms. Baumann has multiple prior Board affiliations, including with Buckeye Partners.
  • Member of the IOGR Board.
  • Mr. Krueger currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of First Reserve, which he joined in 1999. Mr. Krueger is responsible for the overall management of First Reserve and sits on its Investment Committees, which are responsible for the supervision of the firm’s investment program and strategy.
  • Prior to joining First Reserve, Mr. Krueger worked in the Energy group of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.
  • Member of the IOGR Board.
  • Mr. Mueller previously served as President, CEO and Chairman of the Board at Southwestern Energy. Before Southwestern, he spent decades in various roles at several E&P companies including CDX Gas, Houston Exploration Company, Belco Oil & Gas and others.
  • Additionally, Mr. Mueller joined the First Reserve Senior Advisor Program in 2016. He currently serves as a Director for United Production Partners and as a member of the Finance Committee at Memorial Hermann.
  • Member of the IOGR Board.
  • Mr. Rowland founded IOG Capital (former affiliate of IOGR) in 2014. Prior to founding IOG Capital, Mr. Rowland served as CEO, and prior to that, as President and CFO, of FTS International and its predecessor. Before his time at FTS, he served as EVP and CFO of Chesapeake for ~18 years.
  • Mr. Rowland currently serves as a Director for Key Energy Services, SilverBow (Chairman) and Warrior Technologies, and has multiple prior Board affiliations across the energy industry.
  • Member of the IOGR Board.
  • Mr. Steen currently serves as a Director at First Reserve, which he joined in 2011. Mr. Steen’s responsibilities include investment origination and structuring, due diligence, execution and monitoring of investments across the energy value chain.
  • Prior to joining First Reserve, Mr. Steen worked in the Investment Banking Division of Credit Suisse.
  • Member of the IOGR Board.
  • Mr. Wizel currently serves as a Managing Director at First Reserve, which he joined in 2007. Mr. Wizel is a member of the First Reserve Private Equity Investment Committee, and his responsibilities include investment origination, execution and exit of investments across the energy value chain.
  • Prior to joining First Reserve, Mr. Wizel was a member of the Investment Staff at Greenbriar Equity Group, and prior to that he worked at Credit Suisse First Boston.

Team

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Leadership

George Edwards is a Managing Director of IOG Resources, LLC, where he is responsible for the firm’s origination, analysis, structuring, and execution of investments. Prior to joining IOG, he was a Senior Analyst in the Corporate Finance group at EXCO Resources, Inc. and focused on capital markets, acquisitions and divestitures, hedging, and investor relations. He began his career as a CPA in KPMG’s audit practice.

Mr. Edwards earned his B.B.A in Accounting and M.S. in Accounting from Southern Methodist University. He is a member of the Dallas Petroleum Club, the Fort Worth Wildcatter’s Association, and several regional ADAM Forums. Additionally, he serves on the Session as Treasurer at Westminster Presbyterian Church of Dallas.

Jay Heath is a Managing Director of IOG Resources, LLC, where he is actively involved in all aspects of upstream investments. Prior to joining IOG in 2016, Mr. Heath led financial teams for start-up private equity and energy investments. Mr. Heath started his career at Ernst & Young in the audit and transaction advisory practices.

Mr. Heath received a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Accountancy from Baylor University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Tommy Woolley is a Managing Director of IOG Resources, LLC, where he is actively involved in all aspects of upstream investments. Prior to joining IOG in 2014, Mr. Woolley was a Vice President of Energy Spectrum in their financial advisory business & upstream private equity funds. Prior to joining Energy Spectrum in 2011, he spent 5 years as a reservoir engineer at Netherland, Sewell & Associates, Inc. Mr. Woolley began his career as a reservoir engineer for BP in Houston and then Alaska.

Mr. Woolley received a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University in 2002. He is registered in the state of Texas as a Professional Engineer (P.E.), and is also a member of the SPE.

Directors

  • Member and Chairman of the IOGR Board.
  • Mr. Bennett previously served as President & CEO, and prior to that, as CFO, of SandRidge Energy. Prior to joining SandRidge, he served as a Partner at White Deer Energy and a Managing Director at GSO Capital Partners (now known as Blackstone Credit), and held a variety of other operational and financial roles across the energy industry (including as CFO at Aquilex, a former First Reserve portfolio company).
  • Mr. Bennett currently serves as a Director for Tellurian Inc., Kimray Inc. and SN EF UnSub LP (previously a subsidiary of Mesquite Energy), with prior experience as a Director for SandRidge, Cheniere Energy, Tapstone Energy and PostRock Energy, among others.
  • Member of the IOGR Board.
  • Ms. Baumann serves as Founder & President of Cross Creek Energy, an energy investor and strategic consultant to energy businesses. Prior to founding Cross Creek, Ms. Baumann spent 18 years at Amoco and its successor, BP, and led one of Amoco’s upstream business units.
  • Additionally, Ms. Baumann joined the First Reserve Senior Advisor Program in 2019. She currently serves as a Director for Devon Energy, National Fuel Gas Company, Ascent Resources and Texas American Resources Company II as well as an Independent Trustee of the Putnam Mutual Funds. Ms. Baumann has multiple prior Board affiliations, including with Buckeye Partners.
  • Member of the IOGR Board.
  • Mr. Krueger currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of First Reserve, which he joined in 1999. Mr. Krueger is responsible for the overall management of First Reserve and sits on its Investment Committees, which are responsible for the supervision of the firm’s investment program and strategy.
  • Prior to joining First Reserve, Mr. Krueger worked in the Energy group of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.
  • Member of the IOGR Board.
  • Mr. Mueller previously served as President, CEO and Chairman of the Board at Southwestern Energy. Before Southwestern, he spent decades in various roles at several E&P companies including CDX Gas, Houston Exploration Company, Belco Oil & Gas and others.
  • Additionally, Mr. Mueller joined the First Reserve Senior Advisor Program in 2016. He currently serves as a Director for United Production Partners and as a member of the Finance Committee at Memorial Hermann.
  • Member of the IOGR Board.
  • Mr. Rowland founded IOG Capital (former affiliate of IOGR) in 2014. Prior to founding IOG Capital, Mr. Rowland served as CEO, and prior to that, as President and CFO, of FTS International and its predecessor. Before his time at FTS, he served as EVP and CFO of Chesapeake for ~18 years.
  • Mr. Rowland currently serves as a Director for Key Energy Services, SilverBow (Chairman) and Warrior Technologies, and has multiple prior Board affiliations across the energy industry.
  • Member of the IOGR Board.
  • Mr. Steen currently serves as a Director at First Reserve, which he joined in 2011. Mr. Steen’s responsibilities include investment origination and structuring, due diligence, execution and monitoring of investments across the energy value chain.
  • Prior to joining First Reserve, Mr. Steen worked in the Investment Banking Division of Credit Suisse.
  • Member of the IOGR Board.
  • Mr. Wizel currently serves as a Managing Director at First Reserve, which he joined in 2007. Mr. Wizel is a member of the First Reserve Private Equity Investment Committee, and his responsibilities include investment origination, execution and exit of investments across the energy value chain.
  • Prior to joining First Reserve, Mr. Wizel was a member of the Investment Staff at Greenbriar Equity Group, and prior to that he worked at Credit Suisse First Boston.

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