JHD CEO Pens Article for the AAPL Landman Magazine

November 28, 2012 - Ft. Worth, TX - Greg Jessup's latest article for the September-October edition of the Landman Magazine is titled "When Does A Client Become A Client?". It is intended to be a thought provoking piece to get the reader, presumably a landman, to weigh whether a formal agreement between a "contractor" and a "client" is required or even necessary in order to establish a confidential business relationship. It discusses his testimony as an expert witness in a recent lawsuit and how he handled this question and several other related inquiries. This article may be downloaded here.

Jessup Harper Dean, LLC, Updates its Client List

August 1, 2012 - Dallas, TX -Jessup Harper Dean, LLC (JHD), Petroleum Land and Marketing Service Company based in Dallas, has added several new clients over the last year. JHD highly values its long term relationships with its established clients that include among others, H.J Gruy & Associates, Magnum Hunter Resources, Mobella Investments, Energy Partners, Ltd., Shannon Gracey Ratliff & Miller, Innex Energy, Trail Ridge Energy, Robert Baxter, Attorney and several financial institutions and government agencies. Likewise, JHD is honored to add to this list, OXY USA, Fulbright Jaworski, Attorneys, Tana Exploration, Dominion Natural Gas and Green Hunter Water.

Kosuke Uemura, Sojitz LNG Development Manager, Visits Dallas

uemuraMay 15, 2012 - Dallas, TX - Mr. Kosuke Uemura flew in from Tokyo to attend the Offshore Technolgy Conference in Houston. After the conference and a short flight to Dallas he met with Doug Logan, Vice President of Land for Boxer Oil and Greg Jessup, CEO of Jessup Harper Dean, LLC, for general industry and investment opportunity discussions. Kosuke returned to Tokyo the next day. Photo: Doug Logan, Kosuke Uemura & Greg Jessup

Jessup Harper Dean, LLC, Updates its Client List

photoMay 1, 2012 – Dallas, TX –Jessup Harper Dean, LLC (JHD), Petroleum Land and Marketing Service Company based in Dallas, has added several new clients over the last year. JHD highly values its long term relationships with its established clients that include among others, H.J Gruy & Associates, Magnum Hunter Resources, Mobella Investments, Energy Partners, Ltd., Shannon Gracey Ratliff & Miller, Innex Energy, Trail Ridge Energy, Robert Baxter, Attorney and several financial institutions. Likewise, JHD is honored to add to this list, OXY USA, Fulbright Jaworski, Attorneys, Tana Exploration, Dominion Natural Gas and Green Hunter Water.

Jessup Harper Dean LLC Enters into a Service Contract With Trail Ridge Energy

trepMay 28, 2011 - Dallas, TX: Jessup Harper Dean (JHD) recently began performing due diligence land services for Trail Ridge Energy Partners, LLC, an E&P company based in Grapevine, Texas. Working with Integral Advisors of Houston, JHD is creating and hosting the Land/Legal Section of the virtual Data Room for the sale of Trail Ridge's assets. The properties are located in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas and include producing properties as well as proven and undeveloped properties. The owners expect the package to be sold before the end of the year.

JHDpetro Moves Into New Offices at The Galleria, Dallas, Texas

galleria office towersApril 18, 2011 - Dallas, TX: Jessup Harper Dean (JHDpetro) has moved into its new offices this week. The new location of the petroleum services company is located in Tower II of the Galleria, Dallas, Texas. The corporate office address is 13455 Noel Road, II Galleria Tower, Suite 1000, Dallas, Texas 75240. The main telephone number is 972.851.1000 and the fax line is 972.851.7868. Josephie Dean, President & COO and Greg Jessup, CEO are both very pleased with the new location. Josephie commented that "the Galleria is very well located for our personnel and most importantly our clients." The offices are located in North Dallas but easily accessible to the downtown area and both the Love Field and DFW Airports. Josephie and Greg look forward to your visit to check out the new digs!

Petroleum Engineer's Club of Dallas Presents Award to Greg Jessup

pecdSteven Grape hands the award to Greg Jessup
February 25, 2011; Dallas, TX: The PECD presented member Greg Jessup, CEO of Jessup Harper Dean, LLC, with its Annual "Beat the Pro" Award for winning its "West Texas Intermediate Oil Price Estimation Challenge". Greg’s winning estimate was $91.50 per barrel. The published WTI Spot Price as listed in the December 31, 2010 Wall Street Journal was $91.38; and closer to the Predicted EIA Base Case WTI Spot Price published in the October 2010 Energy Information Administration’s monthly Short Term Energy Outlook. The October STEO prediction was $79.33, which would have been the winning prediction on November 17th, however, WTI prices escalated $10 in 10 days in the final week of November 2010. The trophy was presented to Greg by Steven G. Grape, Past President of the PECD and U.S. Domestic Reserves Project Manager, U.S. Energy Information Administration, Office of Oil, Gas, and Coal Supply Statistics.

Jessup Harper Dean LLC Enters into a Service agreement with H.J. Gruy

hjgruyDecember 23, 2010 - Dallas, TX: Jessup Harper Dean (JHD) recently began performing land services that includes title research and marketing for H.J. Gruy & Associates, a highly recognized international oil and natural gas consulting group based in Houston with offices in Dallas, that provides expertise in all facets of the petroleum and mineral extraction industry combining a focused range of technical, business, and operational backgrounds functioning as an integrated team in engineering, geology, geophysics, petrophysics, business analysis and now, via its new relationship with the JHD Team, petroleum land services.

Jessup Harper Dean Provides Offshore Due Diligence

eplNovember 12, 2010 – New Orleans, La. – Jessup Harper Dean, LLC (JHDpetro.com) has entered into a Master Service Agreement with New Orleans based Energy Partners Ltd. [EPL – NYSE], to assist in the due diligence process of its acquisition of certain Gulf of Mexico Shelf properties consisting of production and leasehold. Greg Jessup and Toni Wood are heading up the project for JHD.

Jessup Harper Dean LLC Enters into a Service Agreement with Shannon Gracey

roger beechamRoger Beecham
April 23, 2010 - Dallas, TX: Roger Beecham, partner with the law firm of Shannon, Gracey, Ratliff & Miller, L.L.P., has executed a Master Land Service Agreement with Jessup Harper Dean for JHD to facilitate the title curative process for a certain acquistion in North Texas. Shannon Gracey represents the Buyer. Representing JHD in this project will be several of the best landmen in Texas including J.C. Cunningham, CPL who has been involved in the petroleum land profession for over 40 years and Terry Bryant Reid, CDOA/RPL, recently the Division Order Dept. Manager for XTO Energy for 17 years. The JHD Triage Team thanks Shannon Gracey for this opportunity!

JHDpetro Signs Land Consultant Agreement with Petrohawk Energy

greg jessupGreg Jessup
March 30, 2010 - Plano, Texas - Gary Snowden of Petrohawk Energy Corporation has re-newed its land service contract with JHD that began September 29, 2009. On behalf of Petrohawk and as a representative of JHD, Greg Jessup has facilitated the processing of non-op proposals and issues for Oklahoma as well as an area under an operated pooling agreement. Petrohawk is an independent energy company engaged in the acquisition, production, exploration and development of oil and gas, with properties concentrated in North Louisiana (Haynesville Shale, Elm Grove field and Terryville field), Arkansas (Fayetteville Shale), East Texas, South Texas (Eagle Ford Shale), Oklahoma and the Permian Basin.

JESSUP HARPER DEAN, LLC ANNOUNCES NEW CHIEF OF GEOLOGY & PROSPECT DEVELOPMENT

Charles HopkinsCharles Hopkins
Feb. 3, 2010 -DALLAS, TX: JESSUP HARPER DEAN LLC (JHD) has appointed well-known explorationist, Charles Hopkins to the newly created position of Chief of Geology & Prospect Development Officer. JHD is adding the position to meet current and future asset enhancement demands both from Mineral Owners, and to properties facing monetization for various upcoming legal conveyances for private clients, various financial institutions and on behalf of regulatory bodies where JHD will be the Land & Due Diligence Services provider. JHD has been solidifying and expanding unique Mineral Management Services niches, and the appointment of Hopkins is seen as meeting another strategic target in this regard by adding available Geological expertise in special service areas. Hopkins, previously Regional Manager and Vice President of Sales and Special Projects for DrillingInfo.com, has over thirty years experience as a consulting geologist and is a noted prospect generator. From 1986-1995, Hopkins served on the Board of Directors and as V.P. of Exploration for Basin Pete Resources LTD of Canada and President of the U.S. subsidiary CHL Energy. The company sold its assets to private investors in 1995. Hopkins earned a degree in Geology from University of New Mexico and an MBA from Texas A&M. He has worked and reviewed prospects in most of the U.S. oil patch, most particularly in West Texas, highlighted by his partnership in Lunar Oil Company drilling up prospects he generated in the Permian Basin.

Jessup Harper Dean Partners Up With Agelio Network to Add Value to Client Services

mineralfileJanuary 14, 2010 – Dallas, TX: Jessup Harper Dean, LLC and Agelio Networks have entered into an agreement to partner on complimentary services. JHD now uses Agelio's "MineralFile", the patent-pending, web-based oil and gas asset management program to manage land data and royalties. This provides secure and convenient access to information about assets from virtually any internet connected computer. Other benefits of MineralFile include: keeping files and land-related documents securely stored and backed up, ability to export reports in common formats, like PDF or Microsoft Excel, and helps in tracking and verifying revenue and production information.

Uptex Operating Company Signs on Jessup Harper Dean as Consultant

Don DrakeDon Drake
Dec. 21, 2009 – Dallas, Texas: Uptex Operating and JHD have entered into an agreement naming Jessup Harper Dean an advisor and consultant. Uptex owns and operates, through its affiliate Uptex Operating, high-quality proven oil producing properties with substantial low-risk, diversified, development upside. It does not engage in exploratory drilling activities. Uptex's asset base consists of producing oil properties in East, West, and Central Texas, and Michigan. The properties have a current third party engineered PV-10% valuation of approx. $20MM of PDP. JHD is providing land and regulatory consulting work on a daily basis for Uptex. The agreement was negotiated between Don Drake, Chief Strategic Officer, of Uptex and Josephie Dean, COO, of JHD.

Master Land Service Agreement Signed Between the Connor Estate & Jessup Harper Dean

JHDL-R: Dave, Josephie & Greg
October 21, 2009 - Grapevine, Texas - Jessup Harper Dean, LLC is providing petroleum land management services for the Angela Connor Estate through probate and assist the heirs thereafter with managing the mineral interests. The assets are located primarily in Brazos, Robertson, Madison and Grimes Counties, Texas and include both producing and non-producing properties. JHD's area of Mineral Asset Development has put their geological team into developing an exploration package of unleased assets. These services provide a geological and geophysical determination of value and generate a prospect presentation of the properties.

Magnum Hunter Utilizes JHD for Purchase

magnum hunterOctober 15, 2009 - Houston, Texas - Magnum Hunter Resources [AMEX:MHR] has acquired all of Centurion Exploration Company, LLC 's ownership interest in the East Chalkley Unit in Cameron Parish, Louisiana for $1.7 million. Greg Jessup represented MHR in negotiating certain points of the Purchase & Sale Agreement with Chris Kidd, Vice President of Cinco Natural Resources Corp., successor to Centurion.

Jessup Harper Dean LLC Enters Into Service Contract with Bank of America

Justin LongJustin Long
September 16, 2009 - Dallas, Texas - Jessup Harper Dean has entered into an agreement to provide land and accounting consultation services for Bank of America (U.S. Trust) as an agent for its client covering certain non-operated properties in Lavaca County, Texas. Mr. Justin Long, Assistant Vice President & Property Manager, manages these properties for the client.

Jessup Harper Dean facilitates Barnett Shale Acquisition

Arthur WrightArthur Wright
September 15, 2009 - Roanoke, Texas - Arthur Wright of Thompson & Knight, LLP, referred JHD to their client, Inversiones Nivel 4, C.A., to facilitate the land due diligence research and reporting for the acquisition of leasehold and production in Wise County, Texas from BAS Oil & Gas Ltd. This Barnett Shale property closed in September.

JHD Performs Land Due Diligence for the Magnum Hunter

Gary Evans and Greg JessupGary Evans & Greg Jessup
September 9, 2009 - Houston, Texas - Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (the "Company") entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the "Merger Agreement") by and among the Company, Sharon Hunter, Inc., a newly formed, wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company ("Merger Sub"), Sharon Resources, Inc. (the "Target") and Sharon Energy Ltd. whereby the Company will acquire 100% of the outstanding common stock of Target in exchange for 2,294,474 shares of the Company's common stock. Pursuant to the Merger Agreement, the Merger Sub will merge with and into Target, with the Target continuing as the surviving corporation and wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. Upon consummation of the merger, each share of the Target's common stock will be cancelled and automatically convert into the right to receive merger consideration of 152.9649 fully paid and non-assessable shares of the Company's common stock. Greg Jessup of JHD, former Vice President of Land for the original Magnum Hunter, facilitated the Land Due Diligence process on behalf of Magnum Hunter.

JHD Provides Offshore Due Diligence

Northstar Energy, Inc.September 3, 2009 - Roanoke, Texas – Jessup Harper Dean, LLC entered into a Master Service Agreement with Houston based Northstar Energy, Inc., an exploration & production company, to assist in the due diligence process of its acquisition of Gulf of Mexico Shelf properties consisting of production and leasehold from Pioneer Natural Resouces, an Irving, Texas based E&P company The sale has closed. Greg Jessup headed up the project for JHD.

Jessup Harper Dean, LLC Enters Into Consulting Agreement

JHDJune 23, 2009 - Dallas, Texas - JHD has executed a master service contract with a Dallas based Individual to facilitate the acquisition of a Trust oil & gas property portfoilio from the Trustee and then to monetize certain properties of the Trust. JHD plans to obtain the pertinent legal documents from the bank (Trustee), organize the files and input all land data into a user friendly computer Land System for future access and updating by the beneficiary as well as selling certain properties as deemed appropriate. JHD also looks forward to assisting with the beneficiary's additional trusts as they are transferred in the future.