Greg Barnes, P.E.

Senior Advisor


President - FW Energy Consultants, LLC (Client list upon request)

Work History:

Petroleum engineer with over 30 years of diverse engineering, operations, and management experience in six states. Managed a business unit for Encore Acquisition Company, (now Denbury Resources) with 124 operations and technical staff in Montana, North Dakota, and Wyoming. Founding member of Silver Oak Energy, an EnCap private equity backed E&P start-up company in Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma.

President – FW Energy Consultants, LLC
COO – Peregrine Petroleum Partners
Senior VP Engineering – Eagle Flats Energy
Co-Founder and VP of Engineering – Silver Oak Energy
VP and Business Unit Manager – Encore Acquisition Company
Senior Operations and Development Engineer – UPR (now Oxy)
Senior Development Engineer – Range Resources
Senior Production Engineer – Mitchell Energy and Development Corp (now Devon)


BSc. and MSc. Petroleum Engineering, Dec. 1986, and May 1991
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
Registered Professional Engineer licensed in Texas, Apr. 1994
Integral Leadership Program, Feb. 2020
Stagen Academy, Dallas, Texas

Professional Affiliations:

SPE Gulf Coast Section – SPE Business Development Study Group Committee
Whitehall Club – Business Networking Group
SPE DFW Chapter – Scholarship Committee Chair
Fort Worth Wildcatters
Fort Worth Petroleum Club – Board of Directors

Skill Set:

SEC Reserves Determination
Asset Valuation
Reservoir Engineering
Audit and borrowing base support
Capital Budget and Accountability
Project management
Team Leadership
Business Development