A.T. (Trem) Smith
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Smith has significant experience in all phases of the oil and gas exploration and production business in the U.S. and internationally. He was most recently the CEO of TS&J Consulting, a full-service upstream E&P consultancy practice advising clients on A&D, strategic, and operational initiatives, and Hillwood International Energy, an international E&P company who had operations in the U.S., Russia, and Iraq. While at Hillwood, Trem oversaw strategic transactions representing over $2 billion of aggregate value and a 1+ billion barrel resource discovery along with the associated $500+ million development project. Prior to that, Trem spent 25 years in various roles at Chevron Corporation, including President and General Manager of Russia operations, where he led several major acquisition projects and operational initiatives. Trem graduated magna cum laude from Amherst College with a major in Geology and Russian. He has a Masters and PhD in Economic Geology from The Pennsylvania State University.