Brent F. Hopkins

  • President and CEO
  • Suemaur Exploration & Production, LLC
  • Partner – Suemaur Exploration Partners
Hopkins obtained his BS in Geology in 1981 from the State University of New York at Cortland. He has been involved with Suemaur Exploration & Production, LLC since its inception but formally joined January 1, 2008 as President and CEO. Hopkins was hired as Exploration Manager of Gedd, Inc. in 2002 and later became President. While at Gedd, he was responsible for overseeing various domestic assets along with international investments in Papua New Guinea, Columbia, South America and Belize. The most successful of these investments were in Columbia with Hupecol where over 100 wells were drilled and ultimately a number of concessions were divested to various international companies for over $1.2 billion. Previous to Gedd, Hopkins spent the first 20 years of his career with Genesis Producing Company in various capacities from Geo-tech to Exploration Manager. Hopkins is past President of the Corpus Christi Geological Society, chaired the GCAGS Conference in Corpus Christi in 2007 and has been chairman of the CCOTT (Corpus Christi Oilmen’s Tennis Tournament) for the past several years (raises money for the CCGS, API and SPE scholarship programs) and is a member of American Association of Petroleum Geologists, and Society of Exploration Geophysicists.
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