Andrew Van Horn

VP Geoscience

Mr. Van Horn is a widely respected geoscientist with a deep understanding of operational geology, mapping, data and evaluation in multiple basins through the Midcontinent, Permian Basin and Rockies. He brings a multidisciplinary approach to evaluating basins throughout Texas and the Rockies, utilizing geochemical, petrophysical, geological and reservoir engineering data.

Prior to joining Elephant Oil & Gas as Vice President of Geoscience, he served as Senior Geologist for Talon Oil & Gas III, where he was part of a strong subsurface team that developed a highly successful position in the Delaware Basin.

Before joining Talon Oil & Gas III, Mr. Van Horn worked as a Senior Geologist with the appraisals and new ventures team for SandRidge Energy, focused on the Mid-Continent, Permian Basin and Rockies, and as Lead Operations Geologist with Highmount Exploration & Production, drilling science and development wells in the Permian Basin. He began his career as a Geologist with ZaZa Energy, where he was an Operations Geologist overseeing the day-to-day geological operations of a multirig program in the Eagle Ford Shale.

Mr. Van Horn earned a Bachelor of Science degree in geology from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Prior to college, he served in the U.S. Army, based in Fort Benning as well as oversea deployments.