Vice President – Acquisitions
Mr. Ausburn joined TARC in March 2017 and is responsible for targeting and appraising assets for acquisition. Prior to joining TARC, he served as Project Engineer for DeGolyer and MacNaughton in Houston and Dallas. In his capacity as Project Engineer, he managed multidisciplinary teams to complete projects for over 20 clients annually, ranging from reserve reports for bank redeterminations to consulting on reserves for potential acquisitions, some of which trading for over $1 billion. He also worked significant portions of reserve audits and appraisals for seven large-cap companies. He has conducted reservoir evaluations in every major shale basin in the United States with extensive knowledge of production tendencies and economic assumptions. Mr. Ausburn is an expert in SEC guidelines pertaining to the evaluation of undeveloped locations in unconventional reservoirs.
Mr. Ausburn graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Petroleum Engineering degree and is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.