Curtis F. Harrell
President & Chief Executive Officer
Curtis Harrell joined Citation in 2002. Prior to joining the company, Curtis served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Director of Brigham Exploration Company, currently known as Statoil. From 1996 to August 1998, he was Executive Vice President and Partner at R. Chaney & Company, Inc., an equity investment firm focused on the energy industry, where he managed the firm’s investment origination efforts in the U.S. From 1994 to 1996, Curtis was a Director of Domestic Corporate Finance for Enron Capital & Trade Resources, Inc., where he was responsible for initiating and executing a variety of debt and equity financing transactions for independent exploration and production companies. Before joining Enron Capital & Trade Resources, Curtis spent eight years working in corporate finance and reservoir engineering positions for two public independent exploration and production companies, Kelley Oil & Gas Corporation and Pacific Enterprises Oil Company, Inc. He has a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.B.A. from Southern Methodist University.