tamara d. pollard

Tamy PollardTamara D. Pollard is the Executive Vice President, Planning & Reserves for RSP Permian, LLC (NYSE: RSPP) where she oversees the company’s reservoir engineering and financial planning and budgeting groups.  Ms. Pollard and five partners formed RSPP in October 2010.   Over the next 3+ years, the company increased proved reserves from 44 MMBOE to over 104 MMBOE.  In January 2014, the company started trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).  Prior to forming RSPP, she was a principal with Rising Star Energy, LLC, a Natural Gas Partners backed entity, and Rising Star Petroleum, LLC for 12+ years.  Ms. Pollard and two partners formed and sold two companies prior to the formation of RSPP.   She started her career as a reservoir engineer with Placid Oil Company.  After 8 years in the reservoir engineering department, she was promoted to Manager of Corporate Planning.  In late 1994, after the sale of Placid to Occidental, she joined Lovegrove & Associates as Senior Reservoir Engineer & Commercial Advisor performing international M&A work around the globe.   In late 1996 she joined Snyder Oil Company as Corporate Planning Manager.    Ms. Pollard received her Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from The University of Tulsa and a MBA from the University of Texas at Arlington.   She currently serves on the Industry Advisory Board for the McDougall School of Petroleum Engineering at The University of Tulsa.  She is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and United States Eventing Association (USEA).

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