Thomas Layman

Thomas Layman, Senior Vice President - Geoscience

Thomas Layman joined Parsley as Vice President, Geoscience in May 2014 and has more than thirty-five years of oil and gas industry experience. From 2006-2014, Mr. Layman was employed by Chesapeake Energy, where he served most recently as Vice President of Southern Division Exploration and was responsible for exploration efforts in the Mid-Continent, Permian, Fort Worth and Gulf Coast Basins. From 1994-2006, Mr. Layman worked for Burlington Resources as Geoscience Manager and from 1987-1994 for Exxon Company USA as a geologist. Mr. Layman started his career in 1981 working on drilling rigs as a mud logger. He holds a M.A. degree in Geology from the University of Texas at Austin and a B.S. degree in Agronomy from the Pennsylvania State University. He is a 30-year member of AAPG and is a Certified Petroleum Geologist. Mr. Layman currently serves on the Geology Foundation Advisory Council at the University of Texas at Austin.