Co-Executive Director USA
Mr. Cantwell is currently an Oil and Gas Consultant with both small and large clients. He has more than 34 years of industry experience in the management, engineering, operations and product marketing for domestic oil and gas companies.
Mr. Cantwell was on the Board of a non-profit school for 10 years. While on the Board, he chaired the Board of Directors for 3 years and chaired a Capital Campaign which raised over $10 Million.
In 2004 Mr. Cantwell co-founded Resolute Natural Resources, and was Senior Vice-President of Operations. At Resolute, Mr. Cantwell helped guide the company from a startup with seven employees through several key acquisitions, and finally going public on the NYSE, with over $500 million in assets. Prior to Resolute, Mr. Cantwell was Vice President of Kerr-McGee Rocky Mountain Corporation, following the merger of HS Resources with Kerr-McGee Corporation in August of 2001. As Vice President, his duties were to manage all aspects of Kerr-McGee’s Colorado assets in the DJ Basin. Prior to the HS/Kerr-McGee merger Mr. Cantwell was Vice President in charge of HS Resources D-J Basin District.
Mr. Cantwell earned his bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Colorado. He currently is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.
Mr. Cantwell is married and has two daughters. He is an avid skier and bicyclist.