EXPERIENCE ENERGIZED

The successes of Burnett Petroleum are evidence of the exceptional team of individuals fueling the company with their hard work, dedication, and expertise. At Burnett Petroleum Company we place great emphasis on self-motivation and personal enterprise— We make our own luck. These qualities are the driving force behind each department, empowering our employees with the opportunity and tools that they need to make an impact and succeed in their role at Burnett Petroleum and in their long term career goals.

KYLE BURNETT

President/CEO

CYRUS F. RICHARDS IV

President - Arcadia Operating, LLC

TED BURNETT

VP Business Development, Acquisitions, & Mergers

SVETLANA FAMORCA

Finance Adviser

KYLE BURNETT

President/CEO

EMAIL: info@burnettpetro.com | Phone: 214.521.4900

Kyle Burnett serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, and President of Burnett Petroleum Company.  Mr. Burnett also serves in this capacity for Magnolia Petroleum Company and Canadian Petroleum Investments. In addition to these responsibilities, he serves as the managing trustee of Arcadia Operating LLC and on the board of directors for Canada Energy Partners (TSX).  In previous years, he has served on the board of directors for Bagby Energy LLC, Triumph Petroleum Company, Leesburg Asphalt LLC, Triumph Pacific Oil and Gas Company, and U.S. Scientific LLC.  Mr Burnett has also served on the boards of industry related organizations including the Dallas Petroleum Club and the Dallas Producers Club.  Outside of the industry he has served on The University of Texas Presidents Associates, Baylor Bethesda Board of Directors, Caduceus Society Baylor Health Care System, and the Presidents Council at Dallas Theological Seminary.  Mr. Burnett received a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from The University of Texas at Austin.

CYRUS F. RICHARDS IV

President - Arcadia Operating, LLC

EMAIL: info@burnettpetro.com | Phone: 214.521.4900

Cyrus "Rus" Richards, has over 18 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, during which he has held engineering and management positions in operations, drilling, completions, production, fracturing, and cementing. 

He started in the oil industry working for Halliburton in South Texas as a wellsite engineer in the fracturing and cementing division. Later he worked for Weatherford and was their first engineering hire for a grass roots fracturing division startup. From there he moved to the operations side of the industry working half his career as an operations engineer for Dewbre Petroleum Corporation in Corpus Christi Texas. Over the next 8 years he helped build the company and develop its assets. Key achievements include the acquisition and exploitation of a portion of Shell's McAllen Ranch field in Hidalgo County, yielding over 13 mmcfd of bypassed gas with infield drilling utilizing the latest in fracturing techniques and horizontal drilling and completion in the Eagleford shale with IP's over 600 bopd. 

In 2011 he joined Energy Production Corporation as Operations Manager, and was responsible for exploiting existing fields including shallow oil and 22,000' HPHT wells adding sufficient value to both properties. As a result, they were flipped in less than two years. Mr. Richards joined Arcadia Operating, LLC in 2014 as Operations Manager, directing all engineering and operations. After one year, in April 2015, Mr. Richards was promoted to president.  He also serves on the Board of Directors of industry software corporation, Archeio Technologies.  Mr. Richards received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from The Citadel, Military College of South Carolina, in 1997. He is a member of SPE in Dallas.

TED BURNETT

VP Business Development, Acquisitions, & Mergers

EMAIL: tburnett@burnettpetro.com | Phone: 713-594-5017

Ted Burnett joined Burnett Petroleum Company full time in 2015.  He has worked with BPC and affiliated companies since 1983 through TLB Energy & Investment Company LLC and River Bend Company LLC, serving as Managing Partner for both.  He has also served on the Republic Petroleum and Arcadia Exploration and Production Company Board of Directors.  Mr. Burnett brings a very broad level of Domestic and International Petroleum Industry experience to BPC, having served in numerous Management, Business Development, Strategic Planning, and Operations Support roles focused on all upstream operational phases during a more than forty year career.  The last 37.5 years prior to joining BPC were spent with Baker Hughes.  Mr. Burnett graduated from Texas State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Management and Marketing.

SVETLANA FAMORCA

Finance Adviser

EMAIL: info@burnettpetro.com | Phone: 214-521-4900

Svetlana Famorca has served at Burnett Petroleum Company since January 2014. Prior to joining, Svetlana was a Chief Financial Officer of a private company with oversight of over 20 employees. With multifaceted finance experience, Svetlana executed on deals in investment banking, financial valuation, due diligence, and portfolio management. Her oil and gas experience includes work on exploration and production companies, midstream pipeline firms, and refineries. She served on energy merger and acquisition transactions, reaching over $1.5 billion, for privately owned companies as well as multinational corporations, with revenues amounting to over $40 billion, in the United States, China, Italy and Japan. Svetlana graduated with a Master’s in Business Administration in Finance from University of Oklahoma and studied at New York University (Stern School of Business).