Lance Dardis is a Managing Director in the firm’s Oil and Gas Acquisition and Divestiture advisory business.
He is a leading advisor to exploration and production companies with a specific focus on oil and gas acquisition and divestiture transactions. He has more than 10 years of industry experience, most recently serving as a Director at Scotia Waterous where he was responsible for managing client relationships and leading deal teams involving acquisitions and divestitures for exploration and production clients. Prior to Scotia Waterous, Mr. Dardis was with Tristone Capital where he also focused on oil and gas acquisition and divestiture transactions. Mr. Dardis also gained experience with Ocean Energy and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
While at Scotia Waterous, Mr. Dardis most recently advised ConocoPhillips on its divestiture of Permian, Panhandle and Rockies assets to multiple buyers and Panther Energy and Red Willow Production Company on their sale of a 40% interest in their Texas and Oklahoma assets to Linn Energy. Mr. Dardis was also involved in a number of company transactions, including Bois d’Arc Energy’s merger with Stone Energy and Taylor Energy’s sale to Korea National Oil Corporation and Samsung Corporation.
Mr. Dardis received a B.S. in Accounting from Louisiana State University and an M.B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin.