John “Jack” Eells
Mr. Eells has a proven track record with more than 40 years of managing highly successful exploration projects across the North American continent. Prior to his position at BlueCrest, Mr. Eells was the Co-Founder & Executive Vice President of Milagro Exploration, LLC, where he oversaw an $825 MM acquisition and conducted wide-scale proprietary 3D seismic along the Gulf Coast. Earlier, Mr. Eells served as the Vice President of Mission Resources Corp., where he managed the development and drilling of 47 prospects over three years with an 83% success rate. Additionally, Mr. Eells was the North American Vice President of Exploration for El Paso Corp. / Coastal Corp., where he added over 300 Bcf with El Paso and 200 Bcf with Coastal. Mr. Eells has also worked for the following oil and gas exploration and production companies: High Plains Exploration, Lariat Exploration, Houston Oil & Minerals, Diamond Shamrock, and Mobil. Mr. Eells holds both a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Geology.