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Board Member

Carla Tharp is the President of C T Tharp & Co., an independent consulting firm focused on domestic and international A&D and reservoir engineering consulting.

She recently served in multiple positions at APA Corporation as Vice President of International Commercial and Business, Vice President of Corporate Development and Vice President of Corporate Reserves. Before joining Apache, Carla was Managing Director of Energy Investment Banking at Raymond James, Director of Acquisitions and Divestitures at Citi Global Markets and at Lantana Energy Advisors.

Ms. Tharp graduated from Texas A&M with a BS in Petroleum Engineering working as a reservoir engineer in the transactions and reserves reporting, senior and mezzanine debt finance and in a private equity portfolio company.


Carla is on the Board of Directors for the Houston Producers Forum, the Texas A&M University PVP (Petroleum Ventures Program) as well as the ADAM Houston, ADAM Permian and ADAM Rockies, Acquisitions, Divestitures and Mergers (ADAM) groups. She is an avid marathon and half-marathon runner, downhill skier and Texas Hold ‘Em poker player.

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