Jay E. Buckley

Vice President, Land

Jay Buckley joined Ward Energy Partners in July 2016. His responsibilities include managing all disciplines within the land department, budgeting, strategizing and negotiating contracts. He most recently held the positions of land advisor for Linn Energy, LLC and land supervisor for Continental Resources, Inc., where he focused on leading land teams for the acquisition and development of assets located in the Texas Panhandle and Anadarko Basin of Oklahoma, respectively. Jay spent the early years of his career working assets located in Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas where he was primarily responsible for acquiring acreage and curing title in order to meet requirements for aggressive drilling schedules. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2001 with a B.B.A. in energy management. Jay is a Certified Professional Landman with the American Association of Professional Landmen.