Grey Rock Brings Together A Cohesive, Highly Experienced Unconventional Team Well Positioned To Find Unique Opportunities With Upside Options
Kirk Lazarine, CPL
Kirk Lazarine has served as CEO of KOR Resources for the past eight years. Prior to KOR, he served at Chevron for 23 years including as a manager for Chevron's unconventional gas team. Mr. Lazarine has participated in transactions totaling over $650 million of assets across the US including 235 wells and 650,000 acres. He has executed over 100+ agreements including acquisitions and divestitures, leases, JOAs, farm-ins, JVs, and EDAs; recently, he led the acquisition of a significant lease position in the Eagle Ford oil window for Bluescape Resources. Mr. Lazarine holds a BBA from Southwest Texas State University and a BS in Petroleum Land Management from the University of Houston, and he is a Certified Professional Landman (CPL).
Matt Miller, CFA
Matt Miller was a Vice President at Parallel Resource Partners, a private equity fund focused on finding distressed upstream US O&G opportunities; in addition, Mr. Miller served as a Vice President at Bluescape Resources, an E&P company focused on unconventional opportunities; prior to that, Mr. Miller worked at McKinsey & Co. He holds a degree in finance from the University of Virginia, and he is a CFA charterholder.
Griffin Perry leads business development and fundraising for Grey Rock Energy with a focus on day to day operations. Prior to co-founding the firm, Mr. Perry was the President of Caddis Energy, an oil and gas investment company which partnered with industry leaders to raise capital and develop a pipeline of business focusing on both operated and non-operated oil and gas properties. From 2007-2012, Perry worked as a financial advisor with UBS and Deutsche Bank. During his tenure, Perry worked to grow assets under management from $300 million to $500 million. He holds degrees in economics and history from Vanderbilt University. Mr. Perry worked on his father’s 2006 gubernatorial campaign, contributed as a surrogate speaker for his father’s 2012 Presidential campaign and serves on the Dallas County Republican Finance Committee.
Scott Eads is Vice President of Engineering for Grey Rock. Prior to joining Grey Rock, Mr. Eads was a senior reservoir engineer at Statoil working on the Bakken Shale. Previously, he was a reservoir engineer for XTO Energy in the Fayetteville Shale. Mr. Eads has been the technical evaluator for acquisition deals of all sizes and has a passion for optimizing economic returns of unconventional wells through completion design changes. He holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.