Southern Star Exploration, LLC

Stephen P. Hartzell–Co-Owner

Steve has thirty-nine years of experience as a petroleum geologist working the Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas portions of the Gulf Coast basin with additional experience in the Sacramento, San Joaquin and Illinois basins. He has extensive experience and a strong technical background integrating regional geologic, geophysical, and petrophysical data with detailed field studies to develop exploration opportunities. Experienced in log analysis, 2-D and 3-D seismic interpretation, field studies, reserve analysis, oil and gas economics, and well site work, he is proficient using Petra, Petraseis, and SMT exploration software. His career began as a petroleum geologist, division geologist and senior geologist with Amoco Production Company. Steve’s career continued with Tesoro Petroleum Corporation, Moore McCormack Energy and American Hunter Exploration. Steve has B.S. in Geology from Western Illinois University and an M.S. in Geology from Northern Illinois University.  
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Warren Dalton
David Pfeffer
Land Manager
 Anne Nguyen
Office Manager
Southern Star Exploration, LLC