Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. (TPH & Co.) announced today that David Beathard, former VP of Business Development, Strategy and Planning for Linn Energy, has been named a Director in the firm’s Upstream Advisory business. Beathard, 56, will be based in Houston and joins a team of roughly 30 professionals at TPH & Co. focused on upstream transactions.
“Getting Dave is awesome,” said Maynard Holt, TPH & Co.’s Co-President. “He’s a good person, a good friend, a straight shooter and has tons of industry experience. We’ve all known him for a long time and are very excited about what he brings to the team.”
Beathard joined Pogo Producing Company in 1982 after graduating from Texas A&M University with a bachelor of science in Petroleum Engineering. There he served as senior Vice President of Engineering until November of 2007 when Pogo was sold. Beathard then became Managing Partner of private equity-backed Arenite Western Energy from 2009-2010 until he joined Linn Energy in his most recent role as VP of Business Development, Strategy and Planning. David also serves on his alma mater’s Board of Directors at the Strake Jesuit School.