Rick Fletcher – Chief Executive Officer


As Chief Executive Officer of Fletcher Petroleum Corp.and Co-Managing Member of Fletcher Exploration LLC, Mr. Fletcher brings over 30 years of oil and gas experience to his position. He gained many years of hands-on experience in the field by advancing through the various positions before moving into supervisory and later into increasingly senior management positions. Rick began his career in Canada with Poco Petroleum, Torrington Resources, Magin and NCE Petrofund, in various positions from operator, field foreman, production supervisor and Western Central Alberta Production Supervisor. In 2002, he formed, Fletcher Production Services which supplies consultants, production supervisors and operators for various oil and gas companies. In 2010, Rick then founded and funded Fletcher Petroleum, a private oil and gas company. Mr. Fletcher has been responsible for acquisitions, funding and overseeing all aspects of the business.

Mr. Fletcher attended the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology from 1986-1988 and received his degree in Power Engineering.

Alex Owen - Executive Vice President of Exploration and Operations

Mr. Owen began working with Fletcher Petroleum Corp in January, 2017. Mr. Owen oversees all of Fletcher's operations and drilling while also concentrating on exploration in Texas and Alabama. He focuses on using modern techniques to prove up new prospects as well as evaluating existing production and enhancing it for maximum recovery. Mr. Owen is continuously studying the Smackover Formation in South Alabama and is focused on modeling and creating a new exploration strategy for carbonate reservoirs in the area. Mr. Owen has developed prospects in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Kansas and offshore Gulf of Mexico. Mr. Owen has a Masters Degree in Petroleum Geology from the University of Alabama and previously worked for the State Oil and Gas Board of Alabama. He is an active member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, University of Alabama Geological Sciences Advisory Board and is also a licensed geologist in the State of Alabama.

Christen Burkett – Vice President of Administration

Ms. Burkett is the Vice President of Administration for Fletcher Petroleum. She oversees all aspects of the Fletcher’s administrative services, joint interest billings and book keeping. Ms. Burkett has been with the company since its inception in 2010.

Daniel "Huck" Huckleberry - Vice President of Land and Leasing

Daniel Huckleberry, "Huck" joined Fletcher Petroleum's land department in August 2013. Huck holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Auburn University graduating in 2001. Prior to joining Fletcher Petroleum Huck spent the last five years working in the Marcellus Shale in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. His expertise ranges from title work, leasehold acquisitions, drill site curative and other surface regulations. 

Don Noakes – Drilling/Completions Advisor

Mr. Noakes is a professional engineer with close to 40 years experience in the oil & gas industry along with a strong focus on drilling and completions. Don has drilled wells throughout the Western Canadian Basin and as far south as Alabama and Mississippi. These have included deep foothills wells with H2S in excess of 34% to shallow Coal Bed Methane wells. Over the last ten years, the majority of his experience has been in multi-pad, multi-stage fracture design wells. He has drilled/completed in excess of 200 multi-stage horizontal wells.

Scott Smith - Completions Superintendent

Mr. Smith brings 20 years of oil and gas experience to his position. He oversees on-site completion operations of all of Fletcher's South Texas properties. Mr. Smith works with engineering to ensure operations are carried out with best oilfield practices and in accordance with program and company specifications. Mr. Smith consulted for Anadarko for the previous 5 years with zipper frac operations in completions and downhole well maintenance for production optimization.

Galen Long - Production Engineer

Mr. Long joined Fletcher Petroleum Corp. in 2016 as the Engineering Analyst. Galen holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Alberta. He brings over eight years of experience, most of which has been related to operations, production and F&C engineering for oil and gas fields throughout the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin of Alberta and Saskatchewan. 

Shawn R. Woitas - Production/Construction Tech

Mr. Woitas brings 25 years of oil and gas experience to his position. Shawn began his career with Fletcher Production. Mr. Woitas has a 2 year Bachelor of Science at Red Deer College, 4th Class Power Engineering Certificate, completed Keyera Competency Program in Pipeline Operations and Construction, and Skytone Engineering Certificate in Z662 Pipeline Construction. Mr. Woitas is involved with all of Fletcher Petroleum's construction and production operations in south Texas. 

Michelle Bruce - Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable/Health & Safety Manager

Mrs. Bruce receives and processes all accounts payable and receivables for Fletcher Petroleum's Alabama and Texas assets. She is also the Health & Safety Manager.  Prior to Fletcher Petroleum Mrs. Bruce was Employed at Fletcher Production Services located in Alberta, Canada. She transferred in the fall of 2015 and  brings over 10 years of oil & gas experience with her.

Morgan Pitts - Production Accountant

Morgan joined Fletcher Petroleum in July, 2018 as our Production Accountant. Morgan inputs daily production, oversees owner relations and assists in larger projects.