Fort Worth, TX Chapter
Fort Worth, Texas
The Fort Worth, TX chapter of Oilfield Connections is a great way for oil & gas professionals to network on a monthly basis. This group is a perfect place to meet like minded oil & gas professionals to develop business relationships and create friendships for life.
Meeting Schedule - 2nd Thursday Of Every Month
Meeting Location - Rogers Round House, 1616 Rogers Road
Ft. Worth, TX 76116
David E. “Dave” Harris started his Sales Career focusing on Oil & Gas Clients in 1980. He moved to Katy TX. (West of Houston) where he lived for 38 yrs.
Dave moved back to the Fort Worth area in 2016 and lives in Weatherford TX. with his wife Debbie.
Dave’s career encompassed 17 yrs. In the Advertising Business developing Safety Programs for Exxon, Abela Catering, Texas Process Equipment and Travis Body & Trailer.
The next 17 yrs. Dave was Channel Power Mgr. for BGA an Emerson Network Power Rep., where he trained VARS and sold Industrial UPS Systems into Chemical Plants throughout the Texas Gulf Coast.
Dave has had the honor of working with Dart Energy Services, Andon Specialties, UTC Construction SA and Superior Construction & Machine.
Dave never met a stranger and would give his last dollar to someone in need.
Dave is a Master Mason, 32nd Scottish Rite Mason and Shriner with Moslah Temple in Fort Worth TX.
His motto in Life; “People don’t Care how much You know, until they know how much You Care”
Leslie began her career in in Oil and Gas at EOG Resources in June 2005, as a temp hire receptionist. Shortly after joinging EOG, Leslie was tasked with editing daily drilling reports and helping other departments with various jobs.
Leslie went on to work in Accounts Payable, and in 2008, she became a permanent employee, eventually being promoted to Lead of Accounts Payable.
From Accounts Payable, Leslie rose through the ranks as AFE Supervisor and eventually Senior Operations Assistant.
Leslie left EOG in 2015 and took a break from the corporate world, and in 2019, joined Chisholm Energy Operating, LLC, where she serves in accounting and supervises accounts payable.
Larry Stone, PE, RPLS
After graduating from Texas A&M in 1973, Larry began working as a civil engineer for Schrickel, Rollins and Associates (SRA) in Arlington. While there, his focus was on the design of municipal infrastructure, residential subdivisions, parks, and athletic complexes. He was elected to the Board of
Directors in 1994, but was soon led to help with a start-up church in Southlake. For the next 13 years, he worked in developing and managing small groups and other ministries for three different church families.
In 2008, he was asked to return to SRA to help mentor young engineers and assist with client relations and business development. SRA merged with Parkhill, Smith & Cooper in 2018 and is now one of its ten regional offices. Larry serves as Team Leader for Site Development and Branding Coordinator for the DFW region.
When it comes to volunteer efforts, Larry has worked with a small hillside barrio on the outskirts of Saltillo, Mexico, for the last 12 years and helped establish a community center that provides spiritual and educational support for over 130 children and their families on a daily basis. Currently, he serves as Spiritual Advisor and Co-Director of the ministry and its four full time employees.
Larry also is a member of the Advisory Board for the Salvation Army in Fort Worth. His leisure time is spent with his grandkids, trying to keep balls in the fairway, and attending A&M athletic events.
Chairman of Golf Tournaments
Jack has 45 years of sales and marketing, communications, and R&D experience in multiple industries including oilfield services, media, and sports marketing working for a range of companies including small startups, regional companies, and global organizations.
Jack started his oilfield career in 1976 with BJ-Hughes in their R&D facility located in Arlington, Texas, as a Field Engineer in BJ’s frac department. In 1979, Jack move to Denver with BJ as a Regional Sales Representative covering the Rockies. Jack also worked with The Western Company of North America and Smith Energy Services through most of the turbulent 1980s.
In 1989, Jack left the oilfield and moved into a sales and marketing position with The International Golf Tournament, a PGA Tour annual event in Castle Rock, Colorado. Starting as Sales Manager, Jack continued with the tournament until 1997 as the Director of Marketing and returning to the event as Director of Communications from 2001-2003. It was often said that although Jack was in the business of golf, he had NO business playing golf.
In 2004, Jack joined Weatherford International in Denver as a Technical Sales Representative for drilling tools, casing repair, and fishing and re-entry services. Jack transferred to Weatherford’s Fort Worth office in January of 2013. In 2018, Jack joined TitanLiner, a secondary/environmental containment company that provided temporary containment for frac, drill out and flow back services, as well as building permanent tank battery structures.
Jack is a member of the DFW AADE and SPE (Dallas and Fort Worth Chapters). In 1995 he was Chairman of the Denver Advertising Federation and honored as Advertising Professional of the Year in 1996. Jack is a USCCA Certified Instructor in Texas for Conceal Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals training.
Chapter Veterans Affairs / National Vice President Veterans Affairs
John Robertson is a 45-year veteran in the Oil and Gas Industry. He has experience in the Equipment and Services industries as well as Exploration and Production. John has owned and operated his own oil and gas company, been on the boards of many industry organizations.
John is a 2019 Honoree of “25 Impactful Veterans in Energy”
He served in the US Army from 1968 to 1973. John attained the Rank of Captain, AH1G(Cobra) Pilot in Vietnam-received Distinguished Flying Cross and other awards.
I want to help people and veterans connect with each other with the help of this organization.