Our People

Rod Seale
President and Engineer

Rod joined DJ Simmons in 2006 as Production Manager and is responsible for all aspects of production engineering and day-to-day operations. In total, Rod has 30 plus years experience with major and large independent oil companies in the Permian and San Juan Basins.

His many accomplishments include unconventional leading-edge implementations of available technology that resulted in significant financial successes for several of his employers. Hands-on learning of oil and gas project development has provided Rod with the necessary skills to guide integrated operations in ways that maximize production volumes while minimizing costs. Rod is very experienced with drilling and completions with emphasis on hydraulic fractures in tight gas sands.

Farm and ranch-raised in Tucumcari, New Mexico, Rod holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Texas Tech University. Rod has been a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers since 1978 and a registered Professional Engineer in Texas since 1983.

Rod Seale