Brian Franks

Brian Franks

Vice President of Drilling

Brian Franks has served as Drilling Manager for Silver Creek since 2010 and was promoted to Vice President of Drilling in January, 2017.  During his tenure at Silver Creek, Mr. Franks has successfully drilled over 120 horizontal wells.

Prior to Silver Creek, Mr. Franks served as Drilling Superintendent for Cornerstone E&P Company operating in the Fort Worth, Arkoma and Maverick Basins.  Mr. Franks also served as Drilling Engineer with Encana Oil & Gas, setting numerous drilling records in the Fort Worth and East Texas Basins.  Prior to the acquisition by Encana, Mr. Franks contributed to substantial organic growth at Matador and Tom Brown Inc., as a Drilling and Completions Engineer.  Mr. Franks began his career with Marathon Oil as a Rig Supervisor drilling underbalanced HTHP wells in the Austin Chalk fields.

Mr. Franks received his Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana State University.