These producers Goodrich Petroleum, Earthstone Energy and Gastar Exploration have each zeroed in on basins strategic to their portfolios, driving efficiencies and scale, from the oily Permian, Eagle Ford and Stack to dry-gas Northwest Louisiana. Here’s how they are achieving best-in-class returns within their focus areas.


  • Rob Turnham, president and COO of Goodrich Petroleum Corp.;
  • Robert Anderson, executive vice president of corporate development and engineering of Earthstone Energy Inc.; and
  • Stephen Roberts, senior vice president and COO of Gastar Exploration Inc.


  • Andy Roehr, managing director of technology at WG Consulting.