Gib Brown, President & Manager
Gib is President and Owner of H&L Exploration, LLC
as well as its affiliate, H&L Operating Company, LLC. He earned his BS in geology in 1976 from the University of Texas at Austin and his MS in geology in 1979 from West Texas A&M University. Gib worked as an exploration geologist for Pennzoil (Houston), CIG Exploration (Amarillo), and Pogo Producing Company (Oklahoma City) prior to joining H&L in 1980. In 1999, he acquired half interest in H&L Operating. In 2008, Gib formed H&L Exploration for the sole purpose of drilling and operating horizontal Cleveland wells. In 2011, he purchased remaining interest in H&L Operating. Gib's expertise lies in the conventional and unconventional reservoirs in the Mid Continent. He is a member of AAPG, PGS, SIPES, PPROA, OCGS, and KGS.