Gallatin Natural Resources, LLC (Gallatin) is a group of energy professionals which works hard to help mineral owners understand the opportunities and options available to them in today’s market. We realize the decision to sign an oil & gas lease or divest mineral & royalty rights is a personal one and every situation is unique. Instead of engaging in high-pressure sales tactics, Gallatin seeks to equip mineral owners with the information they need, helping them come to a decision that suits their personal situation. Ultimately, we seek to create win-win scenarios between our company and each mineral owner with whom we do business.
Over the previous ten years, Gallatin’s management team has deployed $100 million in over 400 individual leasehold and mineral acquisitions in Texas, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Colorado, North Dakota, West Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana and Kansas. If you are a mineral owner, feel free to contact us for a no obligation consultation. We look forward to speaking with you to discuss your best options.
Blake is a native of north Texas and began his energy career in 2005 training under experienced Landmen in lease negotiation, title preparation and due diligence. Mr. Bowen negotiated leases and ran title on thousands of acres in the Barnett Shale of north Texas, eventually training other Landmen in the same disciplines. In 2008, Blake had the opportunity to join privately held Rosewood Resources, Inc. in Dallas, Texas where he was responsible for managing the company’s operated properties in the DJ Basin and Uinta Basin as well as non-operated Hunt Family legacy assets in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and North Dakota. In the spring of 2010, Blake joined Pioneer Natural Resources as the company began their exploration of the Eagle Ford Shale in south Texas. During his tenure at Pioneer, Blake was fortunate to be a part of the team that developed Pioneer’s 200,000 acre Eagle Ford position into one of the company’s key assets.
Mr. Bowen is active in the Dallas energy community, having served on the Board of Directors for the Dallas Association of Petroleum Landmen since 2010 and served as its President from 2013 through 2014. He is a member of the American Association of Professional Landmen and holds his Certified Professional Landman (CPL) certification. Blake is also member of the Dallas Young Professionals in Energy and spends time serving with North Dallas Young Life and mentoring pre-married couples at his church. Mr. Bowen received his BBA from Oklahoma State University and lives in Dallas with his wife and three children.
Mr. Sykora entered the oil & gas community as a research analyst for Sterne, Agee & Leach in February 2011. During his tenure, he was responsible for covering all energy-related high yield debt issuers, with a focus on exploration and production. As such, Mr. Sykora gained an in-depth knowledge of multiple independent producers operating in every major domestic basin, in addition to numerous companies in the oil field services, midstream and refining sectors. As an analyst, Mr. Sykora was responsible for forming buy/sell recommendations based largely on relative value and his expertise of the industry.
Prior to accepting this position, Mr. Sykora worked as a fixed income analyst for Sterne, Agee & Leach, with a concentration on non-agency collateralized mortgage obligations (CMO’s). Additionally, Mr. Sykora competed professionally as a golfer on the PGA Nationwide Tour during the 2009 season.
Mr. Sykora graduated from the University of Alabama in May 2008 with a B.S. and Masters in Accounting. Additionally, Mr. Sykora is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder. While at Alabama, he competed on the University Golf Team, helping lead the team to the 2008 SEC Championship and #1 national ranking.
A native of Alabama, Mr. Sykora moved to Dallas in 2013. He is currently active with Young Professionals in Finance, serving on the Philanthropy Committee with its efforts to mentor kids at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Dallas. He and his wife, Libby, are active members of Highland Park Presbyterian Church and enjoy exploring, home renovation projects and time with family.
Austin began his career in the oil & gas industry in 2005 in the Barnett Shale of North Texas working as a field landman with Houston, Texas based Crew Land Research, Ltd. Most recently, Eudaly was the Vice President of Acquisitions for Flatiron Energy Partners, LLC (“Flatiron”), a mineral & royalty acquisition company based in Dallas, Texas. From 2013 to 2014, Flatiron purchased over 7,000 net mineral acres in the Utica Shale trend of eastern Ohio and the Marcellus Shale trend of West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Mr. Eudaly personally oversaw and was involved with over 200 individual mineral and royalty transactions. Prior to Flatiron, Mr. Eudaly worked as an independent oil & gas entrepreneur, partnering on mineral, royalty and leasehold acquisition ventures spanning several U.S. shale plays. From 2008 to 2012 Mr. Eudaly personally oversaw leasehold acquisitions in multiple basins acquiring some 47,000 acres for certain exploration & production partners. His experience includes leasehold and mineral acquisitions in the Permian Basin of West Texas, the Utica Shale of eastern Ohio, the Marcellus Shale of Pennsylvania and West Virginia, the Haynesville Shale of northern Louisiana, the Eagle Ford Shale of South Texas, the Mississippi Lime of northern Oklahoma and Kansas, the Niobrara Shale of Colorado, the South Central Oklahoma Oil Province (SCOOP) and the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale of southern Mississippi and Louisiana.
Mr. Eudaly previously served on the Dallas Association of Petroleum Landmen (DAPL) Board of Directors, is a member of the Dallas Petroleum Club, American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL), Young Professionals in Energy (YPE) and the DFW Acquisition and Divestiture Forum (ADAM). Eudaly is a member of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) and has served as a youth mentor for Mercy Street Ministries in West Dallas. A native of the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas area, Eudaly graduated from Oklahoma State University with a BBA in Marketing and minors in Management and International Business. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with friends and family, fly fishing and travel.