About

Over 175 Years of Aggregate Experience

RimRock Oil & Gas Inc. is led by an experienced Management Team with a significant and long history of adding value by applying modern technologies to all types of reservoirs. The Management team has over 175 years of aggregate experience in the senior leadership team and has worked together for over 10 years.

Our Leadership Team

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James Fraser

President & Chief Executive Officer

James Fraser has 40 years of significant upstream experience across the USA and Canada. He has a proven track record of creating, building, and leading value-adding organizations with technical and operational expertise across both conventional and unconventional assets. Previously, he was Senior Vice President of Talisman Inc.’s North American Shale Division, where he led the growth and expansion of four major operating areas in both the US and Canada. Mr. Fraser was also Vice President of Chesapeake Energy’s Southern Division, encompassing Texas, Louisiana, and New Mexico, with major capital programs in the Barnett and Haynesville Shales as well as the Permian Basin, East, and South Texas.

He spent over 20 years with Burlington Resources in a variety of management, exploration, operations, and engineering roles across various Rocky Mountain basins, the San Juan Basin, and key successful exploration programs.
James has a BS in Petroleum Engineering from MT Tech and an MBA from Regis College.

ANDRE BAILLARGEON

Andre Baillargeon

Chief Financial Officer

Andre has 15 years of investment and upstream oil & gas experience. Andre co-led corporate development activities for Talisman Energy Inc., including the diligence process for the executed sale of TLM ($13 Bn transaction). In addition, Andre managed financial, commercial, and performance management activities for TLM North American Shale division, investing over $2 Bn annually. Prior to joining TLM, Andre was a VP of McLean Budden Ltd, a $40 Bn public investment management firm covering energy equities globally.

Andre has an MBA from Harvard Business School, BComm Univ. of Saskatchewan, CFA, CMA, CPA

GLENN SCHMIDT

Glenn Schmidt

Chief Development Officer

Glenn has 20 years of experience in oil and gas including leadership positions directing exploration, development, and advanced technical teams in Canada, the United States and other global area.  Past experience includes Husky Energy Inc., Anadarko Petroleum Corp., Talisman Energy Inc. and Repsol S.A., coupled with experience in private start-up companies, co-founding Exshaw Oil & Gas Inc.

Glenn has a MSc Geology, Univ. of Alberta

MARTY MEMORY

Marty Memory

Chief Operating Officer

Marty has 17 years of operational and technical focused upstream & midstream experience. Marty has spent the last 12 years in unconventional development, managing teams and growing shale businesses with yearly budgets in excess of 1 billion dollars.  Marty has held leadership positions in new entries into the Marcellus, Eagleford, and most recently the Bakken.  As VP Operations, Marty is responsible for production, drilling, completions, facilities, field operations, environmental, health and safety and ESG functions.

Marty’s past experience also includes Weatherford Completion and Production Systems, Husky Oil, Talisman Energy and Repsol Oil and Gas USA.

Marty has a Petroleum Systems Engineering Degree from the University of Regina, Saskatchewan, and a Global Energy Executive MBA from the University of Calgary, Haskayne School of Business.

RimRock Oil & Gas, LP

Our Investors

Warburg Pincus LLC is a leading global private equity firm focused on growth investing. The firm has more than $40 Bn in private equity assets under management. The firm’s active portfolio of more than 120 companies is highly diversified by stage, sector, and geography. Warburg Pincus is an experienced partner to management teams seeking to build durable companies with sustainable value. Founded in 1966, Warburg Pincus has raised 15 private equity funds, which have invested more than $55 Bn in over 750 companies in more than 35 countries.

For more than two decades, Warburg Pincus has invested or committed over $10 Bn across more than 50 energy investments around the world involved in oil and gas exploration and production, midstream, power generation, oilfield technology and related-services, mining, and alternative energy development. Notable investments include Antero Resources, Bill Barrett Corporation, Broad Oak Energy, Encore Acquisition Company, Kosmos Energy, Laredo Petroleum, MEG Energy, Newfield Exploration, Spinnaker Exploration, and Targa Resources.

In February 2016, Warburg Pincus provided RimRock with a line of equity of up to $500 million to focus on the acquisition and development of oil and gas assets across select basins in the United States and Canada.

The firm is headquartered in New York with offices in Amsterdam, Beijing, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Mumbai, Mauritius, San Francisco, São Paulo, and Shanghai. For more information, please visit www.warburgpincus.com.