NGL & Membership Co-Director
Name: Heath J. Burnett
Company: The Northern Trust Company
Position: Second Vice President - Oil, Gas & Minerals Management
Heath J. Burnett was elected in the Spring of 2017 to join the Board of the Dallas Association of Petroleum Landmen and is serving his first term as a DAPL Board Member. Heath was also appointed to serve as the Director for the DAPL's Next Generation Landmen group ("NGL") for the 2017-2018 term. NGL is a group within the DAPL that promotes the development of young professionals in an educational and social setting. Heath also serves as a mentor in the Young Professionals in Energy ("YPE") Mentor Program, is an active member of the American Association of Professional Landmen ("AAPL") and has served as a volunteer for several other civic and charitable organizations over the years.
Heath has over a decade of industry experience and is employed by The Northern Trust Company as a Second Vice President/Landman/Oil, Gas and Mineral Property Manager. Prior to joining Northern Trust, Mr. Burnett began his career in the oil and gas industry as a Landman with Cherokee Horn Production working the Barnett Shale in North Central Texas. He has extensive experience as both a company landman as well as an independent landman, working in multiple conventional and unconventional plays in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, California, New Mexico, Louisiana, Wyoming and West Virginia. He has also worked as a landman for Cinco Resources and Sedna Energy, based in Dallas, Texas. While at Sedna, he worked as the comany's Mid-Continent Landman and managed all of leasehold and wells located in Oklahoma. At Cinco, he worked the company's Federal Units and BLM properties in the Powder River Basin, and managed its leasehold, drilling program and worked several divestitures and acquisitions in the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas.
Heath received his B.B.A. in Finance from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University ("SMU") and is an active member of the SMU Letterman's Association. He is a true outdoorsman and his passions include traveling, hunting, SMU Football and spending weekends with friends and family at the family lake house at Cedar Creek.