Dale Bowering, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Dale, a co-founder of Empresa Operating, is a 42 year veteran of the oil industry. He worked for 17 years with Exxon in various domestic and international exploration roles before leaving in 1998 to become President of Veritas Exploration Services. In 2001 He joined Ocean Energy as Vice President of Geoscience, and upon the purchase of Ocean Energy by Devon in 2003 he left to form an independent exploration venture. In 2004 he joined forces with Jeff Elkin to form Empresa. He is a member of SEG, AAPL and IPAA.