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Craig Kuiper

Kuiper, Craig
Craig Kuiper

Senior Vice President, Production Operations

Craig Kuiper is the company’s Senior Vice President, Production Operations, a position to which he was appointed in May 2023. Prior to his current role, Kuiper served as Vice President, Production Operations, from April 2019 through May 2023.

He joined the company in 2001 as a production engineer drilling vertical wells. Kuiper has held several positions leading operations and reservoir engineering in Southern Louisiana, the Gulf of Mexico, South Texas, West Panhandle and the Permian Basin. Prior to his current role, Kuiper served as Vice President of the Construct & Operate team and Vice President of Permian Operations and the Southern Wolfcamp Asset Team.

Kuiper graduated from Texas A&M University in College Station with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.