James T. "Jim"
Alta Mesa Resources, Inc.
Mr. Hackett has been a Director of the Company since April 2016. Mr. Hackett is currently serving as the Executive Chairman of Alta Mesa Resources, Inc., an independent oil, gas, and NGL producer, gatherer, processor and transporter. Mr. Hackett is also a Senior Advisor at Riverstone Holdings, LLC, an energy focused private investment firm, based in New York, which he joined in 2013. Prior to joining Riverstone Holdings, LLC in 2013, Mr. Hackett served as the Chairman of the Board from 2006 to 2013 and the CEO from 2003 to 2012 of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. Before joining Anadarko, Mr. Hackett served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Devon Energy Corporation, following its merger with Ocean Energy, where he had served as Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Hackett has also held senior positions at Seagull, Duke Energy, and Pan Energy. He also held positions in engineering, finance and marketing with NGC Corp., Burlington Resources, and Amoco Oil Corp. Mr. Hackett received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois in 1975 and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1979.