Gary L. Stone
Gary L. Stone has more than 40 years of diversified technical and managerial experience in the petroleum industry. He is a policy advisor to The Heartland Institute.
Gary's career has focused on growth property identification and valuation, acquisition and divestiture negotiations, reservoir development and exploitation, forging and maintaining joint interest relationships, and production optimization. Since 1997 he has been Vice President of Engineering for Five States Energy Company, responsible for the analysis and management of all company legacy reserve assets and analysis of assets for the company’s capital funds.
Prior to his time at Five States, Gary worked in acquisitions and development, technical engineering software development and sales, reservoir engineering consulting, and energy banking. A proud graduate of Texas Tech University in Petroleum Engineering and a member of the Texas Tech University Petroleum Engineering Academy, he is 2015-2016 President of the Texas Energy Council, a two-time member of the Board of Directors of the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers, a policy advisor specializing in the energy industry for the Heartland Institute, Chairman of the Dutch Treat Wildcatters industry luncheon group, a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, and a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas.