Cameron D. Chandler


Create value for shareholders as an independent consultant through buy-side / sell-side due diligence, deal support, and post-transaction specialty integration involving petroleum land management, along with wellhead production and midstream / downstream sales, marketing and value chain optimization.

Areas of Expertise:

  • pre-deal advisory and assessment
  • record title ownership research / reconciliation
  • oil and gas lease acquisition
  • leasehold analysis / administration
  • joint operating and support agreements / AFE
  • title opinion analysis / curative
  • non-operator records restoration
  • hydrocarbon purchase and sales contracts
  • gathering and processing agreements
  • surface use agreements
  • transportation services and agreements
  • hedging strategies and risk management


Recent Professional Experience

Chandler Energy Resources, LLC   Heath, Texas    President, 2005 to present   

Principal and owner of oil and gas due diligence and asset / project management consulting firm, specializing in petroleum land management and hydrocarbon marketing / trading services.

    Representative Engagements:

Upstream Due Diligence – 1) Sell-side due diligence and project management for high profile independent producer divestiture of non-operated working interests in Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi; 2) Large public energy company multi-basin lower forty-eight extended period non-operated working interest acquisition, with subsequent partial divestitures and project management:  Eagle Ford, Barnett, East Texas, Granite Wash, Woodford, Bakken, D-J Basin, Mississippian Lime.

Midstream Natural Gas Advisory – Support services for various high profile market participants in midstream asset acquisition and natural gas supply sourcing projects for LNG export and market optimization.

Asset Management – Ongoing exploration and production asset / project management for client company’s substantial Texas mineral ownership and non-operated working interest positions.


Employment History

Began as Petroleum Landman at Texas Oil & Gas Corp. in Midland, Texas, in 1983, and worked for such oil and gas related companies as Delhi Gas Pipeline Corp., Regal Petroleum and Commercial Gas Corporation in the mid 1980’s through early 1990’s.  In years following natural gas deregulation, worked as a gas marketer and trader for such companies as Aurora Natural Gas, Inc., Corpus Christi Natural Gas, Inc., Coquest Energy Services, Inc. and Energy Transfer Company. Continued as an independent consultant in the areas of petroleum land management, natural gas / hydrocarbon marketing, and value chain optimization with formation of Chandler Energy Resources, LLC in 2005.

Current Board and Academic Activities

Board Member – The University of Texas at Austin | McCombs School of Business | BBA Alumni Advisory Board

Guest Instructor and External Consultant - The University of Texas at Austin | McCombs School of Business

Texas Energy Management Program – Guest Instructor in Undergraduate and Masters Level Programs;

Texas Executive Education – Guest Instructor in Custom Programs for Executives from SINOPEC (China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation) and PETROBRAS (Brazil). Topics: “Petroleum Land Management - Exploration and Production Business Processes”, and “The LNG Value Chain”, Involving Short-Course Presentations, Lectures, Special Project Assignments, Field Trips (Ongoing since April 2011)

Guest Instructor – Southern Methodist University | Cox School of Business, Dallas TX - “LNG Value Chain” (2015-2016)

Guest Lecturer - Numerous oil and gas professional associations - “LNG Value Chain” (Ongoing)


The University of Texas at Austin - Bachelor of Business Administration - Petroleum Land Management – 1983

It's my pleasure to highly recommend Cameron Chandler as a subject matter expert, leader, person of high character, focused individual, team player, and overall pleasure to work with. Cameron and I met about a year ago and have had extensive interaction connected with his direct involvement with one of the largest clients of McCombs Texas Executive Education. ~February 28, 2012

Bill Fleming
Director, MBA Employer Relations, The University of Texas at Austin