Land Department

Mark Boyt

Mark joined BBX in 2007. He coordinates land functions related to a multi-rig drilling program including leasing, title research, surface access agreements, and land owner and industry partner relations. He has fifteen years experience as an independent field landman,and two years as in-house landman with Jones Energy Ltd. Mark earned his Bachelors degree from the University of Texas at Austin and is a member of AAPL and APLA.

Richard LeSassier

Richard received his Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Texas at Arlington. A third generation oil field professional, he began his land career in Midland, Texas in 1976. For over thirty years, Richard has worked as an independent landman, in house land manager and operator in oil provinces throughout Texas and the surrounding states.

Brent Cantalope

Brent joined the BBX team in January 2006 and currently handles aspects of field landwork and leasing, and in-house land responsibilities. He is also involved in generating and researching new prospects and land opportunities through Texas and the US. Brent also maintains Geographix mapping system for BBX Land department. He holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Agriculture from South Dakota State University.

Billy Davenport

Billy previously worked for Nucor Corporation for four years.  After leaving Nucor, Billy worked as a contract landman for 10 years before joining BBX.  He currently offices out of our East Texas office.

Nan Jones

Nan joined the BBX Land Department in January of 2011, but she brought plenty of varied work experience with her. Originally from West Texas, Nan worked for Mobil Oil Company in Midland for eight years.  As a Division Order Analyst for BBX, Nan handles all aspects of calculating Net Revenue Interest and communications with Royalty Owners.