Richard Gilliland

Richard Gilliland

Past Chair

Richard Gilliland is President of Hunt Cimarron, LP, an independent oil and gas operator with operations predominantly in Southeast New Mexico and West Texas as well as Senior Vice President of its parent company, Hunt Companies.  Richard has been involved in the oil and gas industry for over 30 years holding both technical and management positions with companies ranging from a major operator to small, independent oil and gas producers.  He has been involved in numerous community and industry associations.  He is a current member and past president of the Independent Petroleum Association of New Mexico.

Richard holds a BSc degree in Petroleum Engineering and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Texas Tech University.