John Sanchez

 

John Sanchez

President & CEO 

John Sanchez has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Silver Creek Oil & Gas since its inception in October 2010. Prior to founding Silver Creek, Mr. Sanchez was the President and CEO of Cornerstone E&P Company, LP, a private oil and gas company funded primarily by State Farm Insurance Company, Wellington, and Blackrock Investments for the purpose of capturing and drilling unconventional gas resources.

Prior to Cornerstone, Mr. Sanchez was Vice-President of the Mid Continent Division for Encana Oil & Gas (USA), Inc., which added over 200 MMcfed of net production, combined with almost 1 Tcfe of net reserves in 3 years, achieved through a combination of production acquisitions and grass-roots drilling in unconventional resource formations.

Before joining Encana, he was Vice-President of the Dallas Division of Tom Brown, Inc., and Vice-President of Acquisitions and Engineering for Bill Barrett Corporation.  Mr. Sanchez currently serves on the Board of Directors for CP Energy, LLC.  Mr. Sanchez received his Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Colorado School of Mines.