Gideon O. Powell joined Cholla Petroleum in June 2011. Previously he worked in Midland, Texas, with Anthem Oil & Gas. Mr. Powell has worked in the oil and gas industry since 2007, working with his father’s company while a still in school. At Cholla Petroleum, Gideon works in business development, project management, new ventures, and acquisitions. He has helped Cholla Petroleum in its focus on exploring and developing oil and gas reserves in shallow to medium field depths and on researching and identifying both underutilized and new reserve areas. Mr. Powell’s experience in the oil and gas industry also includes work with Tasajillo Drilling. Mr. Powell graduated from Baylor University with a degree in Finance. While attending Baylor he played lacrosse and an active member of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity. Currently Mr. Powell is an officer with the North Texas Oil and Gas Association. He is a member of Park Cities Baptist Church. Mr. Powell volunteers his time with The Salvation Army and Camp John Marc, a camp in Bosque County for children with serious or life threatening illnesses.


Tasajilo Drilling


Jan 2008 - Jan 2009

Cholla Petroleum Inc.


Dec 2007 - Present

Anthem Oil&Gas

Lease and Mineral Acquisition

Jan 2010 - Jan 2012


Baylor University

Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)

Finance, General


CHAMPS Sports Camp, fishing, hunting, reading, welding, riding bikes, Cowboys

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