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Tom Boyd leads Tenaska Resources’ natural gas exploration and development efforts.
Boyd joined Tenaska in 1998 as the manager of marketing for Tenaska’s natural gas marketing affiliate, Tenaska Marketing Ventures, in its southern region. He was instrumental in initiating its satellite gas marketing operation in Tenaska’s Dallas regional office. In 2001, Boyd joined power marketing affiliate Tenaska Power Services Co., where he served as vice president of origination for the Eastern Interconnect and, later, vice president of operations and asset management.
Boyd previously held positions in engineering, management and marketing with Delhi Gas Pipeline Corporation and spent 12 years in oil and gas exploration and production, first with ARCO Oil & Gas Company and later with Texas Oil & Gas Corp.
Education: Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering, Texas A&M University.
Bryan McConnell is a registered professional geologist with experience in the professional environmental/regulatory management field. His specialties include project management, regulatory-driven environmental compliance audits and inspections, multimedia permitting and regulatory policy management.
McConnell spent 16 years at the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and has also managed multimedia environmental programs as a government contractor for the United States Army. He joined Tenaska in 2011. McConnell is CFR 1910.120(e) HAZWOPER certified and is an environmental management system auditor.
McConnell is currently chairman of the Oil and Gas Technical Advisory Board, which advises the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection on the oil and gas drilling industry. He owns and operates a farm in Fombell, Pennsylvania, and served as an elected Boggs Township supervisor in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania.
Education: Bachelor of Science in geology, West Virginia University.
Professional Affiliations: Geological Society of America, Pennsylvania Council of Professional Geologists, Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association, Marcellus Shale Coalition.
Matthew Troup manages lease acquisition, compliance and maintenance for Tenaska Resources. He is experienced in a broad array of contract negotiations, including oil and gas leases, right-of-way and surface-use agreements, joint ventures and joint operating agreements, asset trades and acquisitions, and farmouts.
Troup joined Tenaska in 2013. He previously worked as a landman for Talisman USA, Inc. in Pittsburgh and for Chesapeake Energy Corporation in both Oklahoma City and Charleston, West Virginia.
Education: Bachelor of Arts in English and philosophy, Millsaps College; Pace London Law Program; Juris Doctor, Southern Methodist University School of Law.
Professional Affiliations: American Association of Professional Landmen, Michael Late Benedum Chapter; Energy Mineral Law Foundation; Northern Appalachian Landman’s Association.