Todd joined Chevron in 2007 following graduate school at Rice University. He led digital oilfield, lean six sigma, and competitive intelligence initiatives for Chevron’s Mid-Continent business unit working with asset teams across the Lower 48.
In 2012, he founded Energent Group to deliver market insights to underserved companies across drilling & hydraulic fracturing markets. Using well lifecycle information, Energent provides bottoms-up analysis to guide strategic commercial and operational decisions. Energent works with E&Ps, service, suppliers, and finance companies who need to understand U.S. shale market. In 2017, Energent was acquired by Westwood Global Energy Group to advance the company’s North America commercial intelligence offering.
As Upstream shifted to cost efficiencies and completion optimization, Todd focused on completion methods, frac sand, fluids, chemicals, and hydraulic horsepower required to meet shale operator demands.
Todd is an alumnus of Texas A&M University and serves as an advisor and mentor to current students.