Leadership

Leadership

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With roots that run deep, Sanguine Gas has a long history of weathering the ups and downs of the oil and gas industry through forward-thinking, innovative leadership and lean business practices. We have lead the oil and gas industry since our beginnings by pioneering a different path. We successfully compete with larger companies thanks to lower costs, minimal strategic leveraging, and a strong focus on the economic productivity of individual wells and drilling.

We focus on the quality of our partners and bring our unique ability to execute at all phases of the oil and gas industry. Over the years we have built a team of highly skilled talent to create the best results with lower overhead to achieve more economic productivity from each well we work on. By investing in our leadership and staff, we have developed a team ready to stay one step ahead of the rest through visionary solutions to industry turmoil and strategic acquisitions and partnerships.

Legacy

A credible operator, lessor and partner with deep roots in the Oklahoma community

Culture

Entrepreneurial culture of superior technical and administrative talent

Ethics

Our word is our bond in high standards of integrity, honesty, safety, and impact

Discipline

Focused on financial discipline in well economics, cash flow, and low leverage

Quality

Highly competent and skilled partners, royalty owners and employees focused on stability and economic potential

Our Leadership Team

Our best asset is our team of talented technical and administrative leaders and employees who adapt and thrive through industry cycles. 

Randolph Nelson

President

Randy Nelson is the President and sole owner of Sanguine; he has been involved in the core management of the company since 1991. Prior to working with Sanguine, Randolph received a B.A. from Yale University, a Masters in Modern History from the University of Oxford and an MBA from Harvard University. Randy serves as co-chair Yale Development Council, the chairman of Yale Alumni Fund Leaders Circle, and as co-chair of the Board of Directors at ExpandED Schools.

Jill Burke

Vice President Land

Jill has been with Sanguine since 1984 and currently oversees the Land Administration department.

Tim Cargile

Chief Financial Officer

Tim has been with Sanguine since 2016 and is responsible for corporate finance and business development.  Since joining the industry in 1984, Tim has worked for numerous E&Ps and was recently CFO of Horizon Energy Services, LLC and New Dominion, LLC.  Tim’s experience spans all areas of oil and gas accounting, financing, risk management and business development.  He also serves as a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the OK Society of CPAs.

Joel Donohue

Exploration Manager/Geologist

Joel joined Sanguine in 2003 and manages exploration efforts as well as geologic and geophysical analysis of development projects.  Joel is an accomplished geoscientist with a history of project development in structurally and stratigraphically complex “Mountain-Front” plays as well as unconventional systems.  He is adept at geophysical interpretation, well-log analysis, and integration of varied data sets into production optimization.  Joel received a B.S. in Geoscience from the University of Tulsa.  He is involved in multiple geological associations and actively supports geoscience education in the Tulsa Public School System.

Mike Ledbetter

Vice President of Land and A&D

Mike joined Sanguine in 2018 and manages land acquisition and development for the company.  Prior to joining Sanguine, Mike served as Land Manager for NGP funded Bravo Natural Resources, LLC.  During his tenure at Bravo, he managed all land functions, regulatory issues, and A&D activity in excess of $400 million, including a $275 million acquisition of assets from SM Energy Company.  He holds a B.S. in Marketing and an MBA from Oklahoma State University, is a member of multiple Landman associations and is recognized as an expert witness with the Oklahoma Corporation Commission.

Allyson Stout

Operations

Allyson started at Sanguine in 2011 and oversees all day to day operations for Sanguine’s 300+ operated wells.  Allyson’s team evaluates all A&D opportunities and provides engineering reports to lenders.  Upon closing of the Enervest and Vanguard acquisitions which doubled Sanguine’s existing operated well count, Allyson’s team seamlessly incorporated the assets into Sanguine’s existing properties.  Allyson holds a M.S. in Geosciences from the University of Tulsa and a B.S. from the University of Oklahoma.

Todd Tharp

Director of Gas Marketing

Todd began working at Sanguine, Ltd. in 1988 and was ultimately put in charge of Oil and Gas Marketing. Todd graduated from Northeastern State University with a B.S. in Marketing.

Andrew Therrell

Corporate Controller

Andrew joined Sanguine in January 2018 as our Corporate Controller.  He graduated from Baylor in 2011 with a Masters in Taxation and is also a CPA.  Andrew has extensive accounting knowledge in the manufacturing and energy industries.

Dylan Trotzuk

Vice President

Dylan has been with Sanguine since 2010 and manages project development and financing.  With degrees from Harvard University in both Economics and Geology, Dylan pairs his technical understanding of projects with the company’s strategic focus.  During his time at the company, Dylan has played integral roles in the development of its Arkoma leasing and mineral purchasing strategy as well as its acquisitions from Enervest and Vanguard.