Lee K. Boothby Chairman
Lee K. Boothby was named Newfield’s Chairman in May 2010. He was previously named President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Company’s Board of Directors in 2009. Prior to this, he was Senior Vice President - Acquisitions and Business Development. From 2002 - 2007, he was Vice President - Mid-Continent. Boothby was responsible for leading Newfield's development of the growing Woodford Shale Play in southeastern Oklahoma. He joined the Company in 1999 and has held numerous leadership positions. Prior to joining Newfield, Boothby worked for Cockrell Oil Corporation, British Gas and Tenneco Oil Company.
Boothby serves as a board member for ANGA (America's Nat ural Gas Alliance) and the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA). In June 2011, he was named Chairman of the Board of AXPC. He is a member of the Louisiana State University (LSU) Craft & Hawkins Department of Petroleum Engineering Advisory Committee and also is a member of Rice University Jones Graduate School of Business Council of Overseers, and the Society of Petroleum Engineers.
He holds a degree in petroleum engineering from LSU and an M.B.A. from Rice University.
V. Bruce Thompson President
Bruce Thompson is President of the American Exploration & Production Council (AXPC) whose membership is composed of 32 of America’s premier independent natural gas and oil exploration and production companies. Bruce joined AXPC after serving as founder and principal of CapeDC Advisors, LLC, a private lobbying and business advisory firm with clients operating primarily in the energy, water management, environmental, health and defense sectors.
Prior to founding CapeDC Advisors, Bruce served in senior management as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of two NYSE-listed independent exploration and production companies, Forest Oil Corporation and SandRidge Energy, Inc. He has testified before the US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on issues relating to natural gas supply and pricing. He also has extensive international transactional and government affairs experience, having represented clients in dealing with various national and provincial governments in South Africa as well as in transactions in the UK, Italy and Canada.
Bruce has been a Senior Counsel for the firm of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck in the firm’s Washington, DC office. He has also served as Chief of Staff for Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) when the Senator was in the House of Representatives and was a member of the US Senate Budget Committee staff.Bruce earned his Bachelor of Science in Economics for the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Tulsa College of Law.
|09 May 2013 - AXPC Environment, Health & Safety Committee Meeting, Houston, TX|
|22-23 May 2013 - AXPC Board of Directors Meeting and Annual Meeting, Washington, DC|
|05-07 Aug 2013 - Policymaker Field Trip, Niobrara Shale in Colorado|
V. Bruce Thompson,
American Exploration & Production Council
1350 Eye St. NW
Washington, DC 20005