The management team of Intrepid Drilling consists of professionals that have been involved for many years in the petroleum industry. The principals of Intrepid Drilling, LLC have considerable experience in the fields of geology, geophysics, lease acquisitions, production, drilling and completing of oil and gas wells, and company management.
Management will oversee field operations on a daily basis, including the drilling and completion of new wells and production of the properties. In addition, they will continue to research and generate new projects which will be included in future development.
Management Team Members
William E. (Bill) Simmons - Manager
Mr. Simmons has over 35 years of executive level experience within the oil and gas industry. Over the years he has functioned as Managing Member of other oil companies, as an investor, operator, lease broker, primarily operating in the Gulf States Region and selected international markets.
Mr. Simmons, together with geologist Hugh Horn and operating as U.S. Gas Systems, developed a Selma Chalk prospect in Baxterville Field (Lamar and Marion Counties, Mississippi) with Penn Virginia Oil and Gas Inc. To date over 200 successful Selma Chalk wells have been drilled on this prospect. More recently he is responsible for causing a major field extension to the southeast flank of the Little Cedar Creek Field, Conecuh County, Alabama.
Mr. Simmons has also actively leased, drilled, and participated as an investor in numerous oil and gas prospects. He also worked many years in his family’s oil field construction company (Simmons Construction Company, Columbia, Mississippi) building locations, laying pipeline, and making pipeline connections to tanks, pumps, and wells.
As Manager of Intrepid Drilling, LLC, Mr. Simmons brings a wealth of business management skills, industry contacts and key relationships to the process of prospect acquisitions and ongoing development. His most recent significant discovery is a western extension of the prolific Cut Off Field in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, where the company just commenced production of the Alvin J. Pierce No.1 well. The well was completed in the Textularia W9 sand at 13,268 feet and tested 3.3 million cubic feet of gas per day and 500 barrels of condensate per day, with two additional productive zones behind pipe. The company plans to drill two additional wells in the field.