EVP & Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Grove has over 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, bringing technical and executive management experience in operations, reservoir engineering, M&A and strategic development decision making skills to the company. Serving most recently as President and CEO of Greyhaven Energy, LLC, Gary was providing strategic planning, technical and acquisition advisory services to industry clients since May 2014. Prior to Greyhaven, Gary served as a Director and Executive Vice President in both private and public Bonanza Creek Energy entities from 2003 until his retirement from the company in April 2014. After helping to lead Bonanza Creek Energy, (NYSE:BCEI) going public in 2011, Gary served as a Director, EVP Engineering and Planning and Chief Operating Officer of the company. Prior to joining Bonanza Creek, Gary held various reservoir engineering and management positions with UNOCAL and Nuevo Energy. Gary is active in the local non-profit community serving on boards and in advisory positions. Gary graduated from Marietta College in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering. Gary is an active member with the Society of Petroleum Engineers since 1979 and has served in various capacities for student and local chapters.