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David Melton

Contributor since: 03 Apr 2017

David Melton

Since 1980, Mr. Melton has been involved in the oil and gas industry and since 1985 has had executive oil and gas management positions.  Mr. Melton is course writer and presenter for the AAPL. Founder/CEO of the Petroleum Landman School, LLC and the Institute of Energy Development, LLC. Throughout the 1980’s and early 2000’s to current, Mr. Melton has overseen the purchase of interest in over 450 producing wells and drilling projects drilled, as well as operated wells in Oklahoma and California. Mr. Melton is a published author for the AAPL, IRWA and an accomplished public speaker.

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