Cockrell School of Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin


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How to Start an Oil & Gas Company


Tuesday, March 03, 2015


05:30pm - 07:00pm


San Jacinto Residence Hall, Room 207


Six years ago, Gray Lisenby was walking the 40 acres as a UT undergrad. Today, he is the CFO of a $3+ billion public company.

John Weinzierl's career has taken him from the role of petroleum engineer at Conoco to Managing Director at NGP to Oil and Gas Company CEO. John is currently the CEO of two publicly traded companies with a combined market cap of over $4 billion. Hear how John parlayed his UT Petroleum Engineering and MBA degrees into a fast paced and rewarding career path.

Join Gray, John, and other industry leaders for a discussion on the ins and outs of energy private equity and how to successfully create and grow an oil and gas company.

Topics Include:
-Getting a job in energy investment banking and private equity
-Navigating a successful and fulfilling career path
-The Next Generation: Oil and gas leaders in their 20's and 30's
-Oil and gas entrepeneurs: How to build an oil and gas company

Snacks and drinks provided.