Bill Knox

Vice President of Operations

Bill Knox is the Vice President of Operations for Teal Natural Resources, where he is responsible for leading all drilling, completions and production operations.  He brings over 10 years of progressively responsible technical and managerial operations experience. 

Prior to joining Teal, Bill served in drilling and production leadership roles focusing on the development of unconventional resources including the Bakken, Barnett, Paris Basin, TMS, Eagle Ford as well as the East Texas Basin. 

Most recently, as Production Manager across the Eagle Ford for Sanchez Energy, Bill directed all production operations for SN’s net 200,000-acre lease hold. During that period, he oversaw efforts to increase production to greater than 56 MBOE/d while continuously reducing LOE.  Prior to his role in production, Bill was instrumental in Sanchez Energy’s cost-reduction efforts as the company’s Drilling Manager yielding greater than 40% cost reduction while managing over 60 wells per year.  Bill also served extensively in drilling engineering roles of increasing responsibility for Oasis Petroleum and Hess Corporation, prior to Sanchez Energy. 

Bill graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the Texas Tech University College of Engineering after serving four years in the United States Navy.