Chief Executive Officer and President
Greg Bird is CEO and owner of Jetta Operating Company, Inc. With over 35 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, he formerly worked for Hunt Energy Corporation and was a partner with Cawley Gillespie & Associates, a petroleum consulting firm. He has expertise in reservoir engineering, reservoir management and economic analysis and has served as a professional witness in federal and state courts. His professional associations include the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the Fort Worth Wildcatters. Greg is supportive of the community, previously serving as board president for both the Boy Scouts of America’s Longhorn Council (2010-2012) and the Fort Worth Petroleum Club. He currently serves as board president for the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) and the Boy Scouts of America’s Longhorn Council Foundation. Greg is also engaged in education, serving as a board member for both Texas A&M University’s Petroleum Engineering Industry board and the TCU Energy Institute.
Greg is the recipient of numerous BSA awards: the 2018 Distinguished Citizen Award, the Engineering “Good Scout” Award (2002), the Silver Beaver Award and the National Eagle Scout Association’s Outstanding Eagle Scout Award. In 2013, he was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Graduates for the Petroleum Engineering department at Texas A&M University. Greg holds a Bachelor of Science in petroleum engineering from Texas A&M University and is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Texas.