About Anthem Oil and Gas, Inc.
The principals of Anthem Oil and Gas, Inc. are considered the original pioneers of the royalty acquisition industry in the Permian Basin. Anthem was created and funded for the purpose of purchasing producing and non-producing mineral and royalty interests, and have a proven track record as leaders within the royalty acquisition and divestiture industry. Since 1984, our team of experts has bought thousands of valuable interests on high multiples, closing quickly and paying out lump sums with an unparalleled standard of excellence and integrity.
Our Anthem professionals are here to help you. Our partners and staff want to make your next royalty divestiture easy and fair. The key to our success is knowing the oil and gas industry. So if you have questions, we can help. No matter how simple or complicated your questions, we are here for you.
The Anthem Team
Jon M. Morgan:
Mr. Morgan is CEO of Anthem Oil and Gas, Inc., an oil and gas investment company based in Midland, Texas. He graduated from University of Texas with a Petroleum Land Management degree in 1981 and worked for Texaco, Inc. until 1984. Mr. Morgan has actively purchased minerals and royalties for over 30 years. He has principally founded and been actively involved in over a dozen companies involved in real estate, oil and gas, minor league sports, geophysical services, financial services, data management, proprietary music rights, power procurement and the internet. He presently serves on several corporate and non-profit boards. An avid runner, Mr. Morgan was the 27th American recipient of the Six Star Certificate awarded by the World Marathon Majors organization.
John R. Norwood:
Mr. Norwood is Co-Founder and President of Anthem Oil and Gas, Inc., and has actively participated in drilling for oil and gas and the acquisition of large oil and gas working interests since the early 90's. He is also President of Inspire AOG Partners, Ltd., Liberty AOG Partners, Ltd., Vice-President of AOG Mineral Partners, Ltd., Midland AOG Partners, Ltd. and President of Ashlin Minerals, Ltd. He also serves as Vice President of TCTB Company, a commercial real estate venture with assets of 1,000,000 square feet of class "A" office space. He is also Manager and Co-Founder of Priority Power Mgt., a leading Texas power procurement firm. Mr. Norwood graduated from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas and serves on several local boards and committees.
Daniel T. George:
Mr. George is Anthem's Chief Geologist. He received a B.S. in Geology from Youngstown State University in 1975 and a M.S. in Geology from Bowling Green State University in 1978. From September 1978 through March 2002, he was an exploration and development geologist with Texaco and ChevronTexaco in the Midland, Texas office. He has conducted geologic evaluations in all provinces in the Permian Basin and was designated Trend Geoscientist and a technical resource within the Texaco geoscience community. Additionally, he held various positions with Texaco including Interim Asset Team Manager, Project Team Leader, Division Risk Analysis Coordinator, and served on numerous technical committees.
Eric D. Boyt:
Mr. Boyt is the Minerals and Royalties Acquisitions Manager for Anthem, and as an officer and partner of AOG Mineral Partners, Ltd., Midland AOG Partners, Ltd., Liberty AOG Partners, Ltd., & Inspire AOG Partners, Ltd. He graduated from Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX with a degree in accounting in 1992. After obtaining his CPA, he spent four years as a public auditor where he focused on audits of the petroleum industry. He then worked two years with an independent exploration and production company where he managed several oil and gas partnerships. He joined Anthem in April of 2002 after working for an energy company for four years, two with the international division and the last two years with the North America business unit.
Mr. Walker manages minerals and royalties for Anthem, and serves as an officer and partner of AOG Mineral Partners, Ltd., Midland AOG Partners, Ltd., Liberty AOG Partners, Ltd., Inspire AOG Partners Ltd., and III Minerals & Land, Ltd. A member of a third-generation ranching family from Eldorado, Texas, he graduated from Texas Tech University in 1992. He spent ten years in the West Texas marketing industry, then joined Anthem in April of 2004. Mr. Walker has served on several local non-profit committees and boards, including United Way, Permian Basin Rehabilitation Center, Keep Midland Beautiful, and the Boys and Girls Club of Midland. He is currently a member of the Permian Basin Landmen's Association and the American Association of Professional Landmen.
Mr. Koehl specializes in mineral and royalty acquisitions in the Delaware Basin of West Texas. Mr. Koehl joined Anthem in 2009, and he serves as an officer and partner of Inspire AOG Partners, Ltd., and Liberty AOG Partners, Ltd. Mr. Koehl is from Midland, Texas and has his undergraduate degree from the University of Houston in 2006, and his Masters in 2009.
Mr. Schrank serves as a Royalty Analyst for Anthem. He first joined Anthem in 2005. After working for a major oil and gas company in Houston, he returned to Anthem in 2013 and now specializes in mineral and royalty acquisitions in the Permian Basin and Southeast New Mexico. Matt is from Midland, Texas and graduated from Texas Tech University in 2012 with a degree in business administration.
Mr. Wyatt joined Anthem in 2012 managing a portfolio of energy equities. He also specializes in acquisition valuation. Andrew is from Lake Forest, Illinois and graduated as a four year letterman in golf from the University of Nebraska in 2012 with a degree in economics and finance.
Mr. Bell serves as a mineral and royalty acquisition specialist for Anthem. He earned his degree in business from the University of Houston while on a football scholarship from 2000-2004. Mr. Bell spent time in both the NFL and Arena Football League as a kicker prior to beginning his professional career. He joined Anthem in 2014 after spending most of his professional career in the Construction Software industry. He works as an acquisition specialist throughout Texas and Southeast New Mexico. Dustin is originally from Houston and now resides in Cypress, Texas with his family.
Mrs. McGraw joined Anthem in 2011 and currently serves as Manager of Acquisitions and Divestitures. Mrs. McGraw is from Midland, Texas and graduated from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin in 2012 with a BBA in Finance with a concentration in Energy.
Mrs. Cox joined Anthem in 2012 and currently serves as Manager of Division Orders and Ad Valorem Taxes. A native Midlander, Mrs. Cox received her B.S. in Biology from Texas Tech University in 2008 and her B.S. in Dental Laboratory Sciences from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2010.
Mrs. Cason serves as the Manager of Ad Valorem Taxes and Leasing for Anthem, Liberty AOG and Inspire AOG, and she also assists with Title Curative work. Ashley joined Anthem in 2015 where she brought with her a diverse background in the Oil and Gas industry. She is originally from Tyler, Texas where she graduated from The University of Texas at Tyler with her B.S. in Human Resource Development in 2008.