TG Natural Resources



TG Natural Resources


TG Natural Resources has attracted a strong senior management and technical team with a proven track record in East Texas and North Louisiana and seasoned in all facets of upstream and midstream activities.

Craig Jarchow - President and Chief Executive OfficerCraig Jarchow was a Partner at Pine Brook Road Partners, an investment firm which focused on energy and financial services, where he served as an investor, board member and advisor to portfolio company CEOs. Mr. Jarchow has worked in the Upstream field for over 23 years, holding senior level positions at Amoco, Apache Corporation and First Reserve Corporation. Mr. Jarchow holds a B.A. in Geology from the University of Santa Barbara, California, an M.S. and Ph.D. in Geophysics from Stanford University, and an M.B.A. from MIT.
Jan Schott- EVP and Chief Financial OfficerJan L. Schott joined TG Natural Resources LLC as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in February 2019. Ms. Schott was previously Chief Financial Officer for Texas Crude Energy LLC, a privately owned oil and gas company with assets in the Eagle Ford Shale, since October 2015. She also served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) from May 2010 to September 2015. Ms. Schott joined Goodrich in 2007 and previously served as Vice President and Interim CFO and Vice President and Controller. Ms. Schott served in various accounting management positions with Apache Corporation from 1997 to 2006 both in Houston and Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Prior to joining Apache, Ms. Schott was in public accounting with KPMG LLP from 1991 to 1997. Ms. Schott is a Certified Public Accountant and a Class of ’91 graduate of Texas A&M University with a B.B.A in Accounting. Ms. Schott currently serves on the Board and as Audit Committee Chair for Firebird Energy Holdings LLC. Ms. Schott previously served on the Board and as Audit Committee Chair for the Houston Area Women’s Center.
Britt Dearman -Chief Operation OfficerBritt Dearman has over 35 years of operations, engineering and commercial upstream and midstream experience with senior managerial roles at Forest Oil, Apache and Amerada Hess Corporation. He was the head of operations for Forest’s largest region. Mr. Dearman played a key role in evaluating about 150 completed transactions totaling nearly $2.0 billion during his career. He has led new ventures activities, preparation of SEC reserves, and financial and strategic planning. He holds a B.S. from University of Louisiana at Lafayette and an M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin.
Chris Migura- General CounselChris Migura was the former Chief Counsel at BG Group plc, Assistant General Counsel at Occidental Oil & Gas and Attorney at Vinson & Elkins LLP. He is Board Certified in Oil, Gas & Mineral Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Chris holds a J.D. from the University of Houston and a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pensylvania.
Steve Campbell- Vice PresidentRegional OperationsSteve Campbell served in various operational roles during his career including facility, production, completion, and drilling engineering. He formed Chesapeake’s Barnett field operations and developed the surfactant package for EOG in Barnett combo play in Montague and Cooke counties in Texas. Mr Campbell also managed up to 6 frac spreads continuously and completed over 250 wells per year for 4 years in the Barnett. Mr. Campbell holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma.
Casey Clawson - Vice President GeoscienceCasey has 40 years of experience in the oil & gas business, the majority of which is in the Ark-La-Tex region, as well as the Rocky Mountains, and the Upper Texas Gulf Coast. He’s held various positions in several companies in all aspects of geological interpretation including wellsite work/consulting, petrophysical log analysis, economic analysis of plays/trends as well as M&A Analysis. Casey was a part of the Upper Management Team within Samson Resources, guiding the horizontal CV Sand Team and Travis Peak Exploitation group as well as working in the Haynesville Shale Team. Casey holds a B.S in Geoscience from La Tech University in Ruston, LA.
Peter Xia - Vice President Finance and TreasuryPeter Xia was the former Vice President of Finance at Patara Oil & Gas (Jefferies Capital Partners).  He has completed over $6 billion in transactions in the upstream sector. Mr. Xia started his career as an investment banker with Jefferies & Company. He received his MBA from Rice University.
Andy Lofton - Vice President of Accounting and ControllerAndy Lofton joined TG Natural Resources LLC as Vice President of Accounting and Controller in December 2021. Mr. Lofton was previously a Director in the Trust Solutions practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers and has more than 15 years of experience working with public and private oil and gas companies during his career in Houston, Texas and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Mr. Lofton is a Certified Public Accountant and has B.B.A. in Accounting and Master’s in Professional Accounting from the University of Texas at Austin.
Cassi Squyres- Land Manager Cassi Squyres brings over 15 years of land management and acquisition experience across the lower 48 and has held various business development and senior land positions over the last 8 years. With TGNR, Ms. Squyres has leveraged her expertise by supporting the valuation and structuring of nearly a dozen completed transactions along with leading those due diligence efforts. Prior to joining TGNR, she held various land roles with Rosetta Resources and Patara Oil & Gas in both operations and new ventures. She holds a B.S. in Land Use with a Geology concentration from Metropolitan State University of Denver.

Marco Soto - Vice President Land AdministrationMarco Soto joined TG Natural Resources LLC in November 2014. Mr. Soto has over 20 years of Land Administration experience. He has held advisory and managerial positions with various oil and gas Fortune 500 companies. He is an active guardsman with the Texas State Guard and holds a B.S. in Business Management from the University of Phoenix at Houston.

Adam Jekel - Reservoir Engineering ManagerAdam Jekel joined TG Natural Resources in July of 2019 as Reservoir Engineering Manager. Mr. Jekel was previously the Director of Business Development and Corporate Reserves at White Star Petroleum. Prior to that role, he held various Reservoir and Production Engineering roles at White Star Petroleum, Devon Energy, and Samson Resources. Mr. Jekel has experience in the Ark-La-Tex region, Barnett, Eagle Ford, Powder River Basin, Green River Basin, and Williston Basin. He holds a B.S in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma.

Chrissy Schaffner - EH&S DirectorChrissy Schaffner was appointed Director of Environment, Health and Safety in September 2020. Prior to her role as Director, Ms. Schaffner held various positions of increasing responsibility at TG Natural Resources LLC, previously Castleton Resources LLC, since 2014. Ms. Schaffner began her career as a National Environmental Policy Act consultant, specializing in energy projects. Ms. Schaffner holds a master’s degree in urban and regional planning from the University of Colorado – Denver, and a bachelor’s degree in environmental design from the University of Colorado – Boulder.
Jared Field - IT DirectorJared Field serves as our Director of Information Technology. Prior to joining TG Natural Resources, Mr. Field served as Director of Information Technology at Halcon Resources Corporation and has 15 years of experience leading technology departments in the upstream and midstream sectors. He received his M.B.A. from The University of Houston and B.S. in Information & Operations Management and B.A. in Business Management from Texas A&M University.
Amelia Hartman - Oil & Gas Marketing DirectorAmelia Hartman joined TGNR as Director of Oil and Gas Marketing in January 2021. Ms. Hartman previously served as Vice President of Oil and Gas Marketing for Hunt Oil Company, a privately held exploration and production company with global operations. In her 26 year tenure with Hunt, she was responsible for all aspects of marketing the company’s domestic U.S. production and leveraged that expertise to support the company’s worldwide projects. Prior to Hunt, Ms. Hartman worked for Apache Corporation and Amoco Production Company. Ms. Hartman holds a B.S. in Economics from Texas A&M University and an M.B.A. from The University of St. Thomas.

Paul Nielsen joined TG Natural Resources LLC as Vice President of Finance and Treasurer in April 2022. Mr. Nielsen served in various finance management positions in FP&A, Treasury, Internal Reporting, and Strategy & Planning with Murphy Oil from 2013 to 2022 in Houston. Prior to joining Murphy Oil, Mr. Nielsen was an institutional equity research analyst focused on oil and gas coverage from 2008 to 2013 at CIBC, Macquarie, and Beacon Securities. Mr. Nielsen started his career at Talisman Energy in 2005 with progressive roles in Treasury and International Exploration Planning. Mr. Nielsen is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP), and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm.) with Distinction in Finance from the University of Calgary.