Taylor McCay, vice president at EnCap Investments LP, is today’s featured Forty Under 40 honoree.
Prior to joining EnCap, McCay worked as a senior geologist responsible for the drilling, management and development of assets in the Midcontinent region for Gastar Exploration Inc.
“Making the switch from a senior geologist who was operating wells for an E&P company to working for a private equity provider was a major shift in my career,” he said. “The sheer volume of deals and pace at which my team evaluates opportunities is impressive by even our standards.”
McCay has more than 10 years of experience in the oil and gas industry working primarily as a petroleum geologist. He has previously worked at Drillinginfo Inc. from 2007-11 as well as at Krescent Energy LLC and ASRC Energy Services. He is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists.
“Being the only geologist at EnCap, I am solely responsible to identifying subsurface risks based on my geologic analysis,” he said. “I lead in that capacity by doing the work necessary to solidly defend the positions that I take and the cases that I must make for the benefit of my company.”
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