Robert Anderson served as CEO of Earthstone Energy from 2020 until it was acquired by Permian Resources in November 2023. He previously held other roles at Earthstone, including President and EVP, Corporate Development and Engineering. Before joining Earthstone in 2014, Mr. Anderson held the role of EVP, Corporate Development and Engineering at Oak Valley Resources until the closing of its strategic combination with Earthstone in 2014.
He is a petroleum engineer with over 30 years of diversified domestic and international experience, and has held various other engineering roles of increasing responsibility for other major oil companies and independents prior to joining Oak Valley Resources.
He is currently an At-Large Director of the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA). Mr. Anderson has a B.S. degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Wyoming and an MBA from the University of Denver.