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Sales/Business Development

Fort Worth, TX
February 26, 2016

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John R. Preston

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Benbrook, Texas 76109



Bachelor of Business Administration, 1973

Stephen F. Austin State University – Nacogdoches, TX

Associate of Science, 1970

Kilgore College – Kilgore, Texas


Texas Real Estate sales license since 1978

Stephen Covey’s Seven Habits of Effective Leaders Training, 1995

Texas Class A-CDL with all endorsements


2015- Present C & J Energy Services Fort Worth, TX

C & J Energy purchased Nabors Completion & Production Services Co. in 2015. I held same sales position, but focused on the Fort Worth Basin.

2008- 2015 Nabors Completion & Production Services Co. Fort Worth, TX

Sales rep calling on customers primarily in Fort Worth Basin and DFW city sales. Business Development for yards in the Arklatex area. In addition to workover/completion rigs, and water trucking / SWD, also market 3 drilling rigs in East Texas for Travis Peak/Cotton Valley wells. Also spent time building relationships in the Haynesville Shale area.

2005-2008 Self Employed Houston, TX

Actively involved in marketing oil and gas properties connecting sellers with buyers and helping arrange financing if needed. Participated with small group to purchase an Oklahoma E & P company. I have since sold my interest in this venture.

2001-2004 Brookshire Drilling Service Houston, TX

Chief Operating Company Houston, TX

Tiger Resources Houston, TX

Exploration and Production manager for a privately held oil and gas development group. The group owned two operating companies; Chief Operating and Tiger Resources and an all-inclusive well servicing company, Brookshire Drilling. Operations in Waller, Concho, and Victoria counties.

Managed the day to day operations of permitting, drilling, and completion of eighteen wells.

Maintained operations on existing wells and all new wells as brought on line.

Brookshire Drilling had two w/o rigs and related equipment; pumps, tanks, trucks, dozers, backhoes, and vacuum truck. Coordinated employees, roustabout crew, and equipment to maintain production and stay on top of completions, remedial workovers, well hook ups, and lease maintenance.

1999-2000 Century 21 Real Estate Possum Kingdom Lake, TX

Real Estate sales agent for lake resort and ranch/recreation property.

1973-1998 Cities Service Oil/Occidental Petroleum Longview, TX

Various duties and job titles with East Texas E&P department.

References: upon request

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