Hershal Ferguson has over 40 years of experience in various technical and executive positions in the oil and gas industry.
Mr. Ferguson is a petroleum geologist and geophysicist with degrees in Geological Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and a MSc from Louisiana State University. He has served in various technical capacities involving marine oil and gas exploration and production for Chevron and Cabot Corporation. He became an independent oil and gas operator in 1973 and later founded a public company, First Matagorda Corporation, serving as President and CEO. Following the sale of First Matagorda to Sunshine Mining Company, he served as VP Exploration for Sunshine before returning to independent oil and gas operations in 1990.