Amazing Energy Officers
Willard McAndrew III
Chief Executive Officer/ Director at Amazing Energy Oil and Gas, Co.
Mr. McAndrew has 44 years of experience in the oil and gas industry from field operations to refining to management. He began his career in 1969 working as a roustabout for Hercules Drilling Company in South Louisiana. Later he joined Exxon Corporation’s Refinery, Distillation and Specialties division in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, becoming the fourth generation in his family to work for Exxon. He was an operator on the Foster Wheeler #1 Pipe still that processed over 100,000 barrels of oil per day. Mr. McAndrew served as an Officer and Director for three years for Torchlight Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRCH). Mr. McAndrew has served as President and owner of several companies involved in all phases of the oil and gas business from prospect acquisitions, drilling and/or recompleting hundreds of wells, owning over 200 miles of gas gathering and transmission pipelines in two states and large multi-well development projects. He has acted as strategic consultant to both private and public companies and was responsible for the structure, formation, funding and marketing of partnerships and joint-venture oil and gas financings. He is an active Board Member of the OTCQC Advisory Council providing insight and support to the OTC Markets Group senior management team on key issues that impact OTCQX-traded issuers and the public markets. Mr. McAndrew attended Louisiana State University and served in the United States Marine Corps.
Chief Operating Officer at Amazing Energy Oil and Gas, Co.
David Arndt is a seasoned executive in the oil and gas industry with over 45 years of operations, engineering and personnel management experience. David has developed drilling programs and economic studies on exploratory and development projects in North Dakota, Mid-Continent, Texas, Gulf Coast, SE Asia and in the Middle East. Prior to joining Amazing Energy Oil and Gas, Co., David was Operations Manager for Torchlight Energy Inc., and a Vice President/Manager/Senior Engineer who oversaw the drilling, completion, reworking and production operations for companies such as Conoco, Scotia Group, Sundance Resources and Petrosearch Energy Corporation. David has traveled the world but focused on the mid-continent in the USA producing from some of the largest oil and gas fields. David has a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Penn State University.
Benjamin Jacobson III
Chief Financial Officer at Amazing Energy Oil and Gas, Co.
Benjamin Jacobson III is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Integrous Capital Partners, LLC, a company focused on investing in Exploration and Production (E&P) companies targeting acquisition and development of highly profitable domestic oil fields. ICP was formed to capitalize on cyclical commodity pricing by acquiring distressed and proven producing oil assets while creating value through improved operational and financial efficiencies. Prior to forming ICP, Ben spent time working as a consultant and capital advisor to a high growth oil and gas service company focusing on financial structuring and creating an exit strategy. Previously Ben spent years as an alternative investment manager as well as 10 plus years as a Specialist and a Member of the New York Stock Exchange as a partner of Benjamin Jacobson & Sons and subsequently 6 years as Vice President of Goldman Sachs after its purchase in 2001. He directed the trading operations and risk management activities while serving a clientele of major global corporations. Ben holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from the University of Denver. He resides in Austin, Texas with his wife and three children where he serves on the staff of his church as well as certain charitable organizations.
Chief Executive Officer at Amazing Energy Technologies, LLC