Tom Hellman is vice president, Operations and is responsible for Marathon Oil’s Oklahoma business, as well as the Land Organization.
Tom joined Marathon Oil in March 2017 to set up the Permian asset before moving into the Regional Vice President role in Oklahoma. Prior to joining Marathon, he served as Vice President of Drilling & Completions for WPX Energy, leading a multi-discipline team responsible for optimization of drilling and completions practices in the Permian Basin.
Prior to that, Tom served in various roles at Apache, including Vice President of operations for the central region. He previously served as director of Apache’s horizontal drilling and completions team, where he built and led a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, managers and technical experts to improve well planning and execution. Tom’s experience also includes roles with BP, Amoco and a technology consulting firm specializing in hydraulic fracturing for complex wells. He has lived and worked in Calgary, Tulsa, Houston, Bogota and London.
Tom holds a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Alberta.