Neil Basu

President and Chief Geologist

As President and Chief Geologist of Teal Natural Resources, Neil Basu brings 12 years of geoscience and management experience, primarily in the Eagle Ford and Permian Basin regions.

For the past 12 years, Neil worked with Pioneer Natural Resources in a variety of roles including Geoscience Manager for the South Texas Asset Team (Eagle Ford); Area Field Development Manager for the Permian Asset Team; Senior Geologist, South Texas Asset Team; and Senior Business Analyst reporting to the President and COO. During his time with Pioneer, he developed drilling programs for more than 300 wells and established strategies to optimize well performance through Pioneer’s nuanced geologic understanding and strong focus on operational creativity. Additionally, Neil led teams in evaluating new prospect areas, generating detailed, full play analyses including single well to development-scale economics.

Neil graduated from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York with a Bachelor of Arts degree in geology and music. He received a Master of Science degree in Geosciences from The University of Texas at Dallas and an MBA from Southern Methodist University, Cox School of Business.