Member Information

Mission statement:

The Panhandle Producers & Royalty Owners Association is an advocate for oil and gas producers, mineral royalty owners and industry support companies in Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas. Association advocacy is both proactive and responsive and includes:

  • Providing resources and contacts for member education and training
  • Representation before local, statewide and national governmental bodies and their leaders
  • Representation before civic and service organization, media, and schools
  • Facilitation of member networking opportunities
  • Disbursement of industry information to members


Chairman of the Board – Richard Beyea
Remnant Energy, Inc.

Past Chairman – Dana Newsome
ValPoint Operating, LLC

1st Chairman – R. J. Cree
Oilwell Operators, Inc.

2nd Chairman – Cooper Sanders
Quest Drilling Company, LLC

Secretary – Tyler Rufenacht
Questa Energy Corporation

Treasurer – Ed Nichols
Brown Graham & Company, PC


Carson Buckles 
Carson Buckles Exploration, LLC

Cade Carter 
J-Brex Company

Cap Gillman 
North Country Energy

Jeremy Jordan
IACX Rock Creek, LLC

Rob McGarraugh
Badger Operations, LLC

Jack Oates
John Oates Co., Inc.

Michelle Sibley
Sprouse Shrader Smith, PLLC


Judy Stark

Sandy Pollard 
Administrative Assistant