Joe Hurliman

Operating Partner

Joe Hurliman is an Operating Partner with Azimuth.   He is a senior Exploration & Production executive with more than 35 years experience including international oil & gas, conventional onshore & offshore field development and unconventional shale.  He has a strong technical engineering background with operational leadership and board experience.

From 2012-2017 Joe was the CEO and President of Discovery Natural Resources, a privately held Permian Basin pure play operator.  Prior to that, Joe worked with BP for 30 years in a variety of technical and management roles.   In his last role with BP, Joe was the Vice President, Reservoir Management of TNK-BP, responsible for subsurface development & optimization within the Russian portfolio.

His education includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from Whitman College.


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