About Chisos Resources
Chisos Resources provides land consulting services and solutions for exploration, development and production projects and acquisitions originating under private, state and federal lands to oil and gas exploration companies in Texas and Louisiana.
Our team consists of professional independent land consultants with extensive experience in land services.
William E. “Bill” Rafferty, CPL, and Managing Partner is a professional landman and oil industry executive providing over 30 years of experience in management and consulting services to the oil and gas industry.
He graduated from Texas A&M University in 1979 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. He is a Certified Professional Landman and has been active in the oil and gas business as an independent landman since 1981.
He is a member of the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL) and the Houston Association of Professional Landmen (HAPL).
His contributions to the industry include participation in the formation of the Bryan Woodbine Field, successful negotiations of leases in the Austin Chalk trend, coordination of acquisitions and divestitures for multi-million dollar properties, supervision of due diligence teams for acquisitions in Texas and 13 other states.
He is currently managing projects for clients in Central Texas – Barnett Shale Play, East Texas, Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana.