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Kris Johnson

Founding Partner

Mr. Johnson is a Texas licensed Professional Engineer with over 15 years of experience in operations, drilling, completions, and reservoir engineering.  After starting his career in 2006 with a large, private oil and gas company, he held various key operational and reservoir engineering positions.  From 2012 to 2016, Mr. Johnson served as President of Operations and as a Member of the Board for two private equity-backed companies, AMB Exploration and Viola Oil & Gas.  During his time there, Mr. Johnson established a track record of successful, large capital drilling and completion programs, supervised the operations of multiple assets, and performed numerous A&D evaluations.  In 2016, he co-founded Resonance Resources and successfully built multiple organic leasehold positions in the Delaware Basin from 2016 to 2019.

As Co-Founder at Tier 1 Resource Partners, Mr. Johnson leads our company in the areas of operations and reservoir engineering.  He holds a B.S. degree in Petroleum Engineering from University of Texas at Austin.