About Us

Oil rig with sunset in the background.

Frank Seidel

Frank Seidel

Has 40 years of experience working in the oil & gas industry

BS in Chemical Engineering from New Mexico State University

Various Engineering positions with Amoco Production Company, Burlington Resources, Canetic Resources and El Paso E&P

Co-authored and presented papers to the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and AAPG

Co-authored “Air and Gas Drilling Manual” McGraw Hill 2001

New Mexico State University

  • NMSU Foundation Board (Secretary of Executive Committee) 
  • NMSU Department of Chemical Engineering Advisory Board
  • Funded “Entrepreneur Encounters” at Arrowhead Center
  • Funded “Frank Seidel Scholarship for Chemical Engineering Students” 
  • Funded Creation and Ongoing Maintenance of “Seidel Brew Lab” 
  • 2017 top NMSU Alumni Award : “James F. Cole Memorial Award for Service “
  • 2019 Arrowhead Center Inaugural “Entrepreneur of the Year Award”


  • 40 Year Member of SPE


  • 2019 National Chairman of the American Association of Drilling Engineers National Technical Conference and Exhibition 
  • Executive Board Member of Denver Chapter