Our Team has over 150 years of experience.

Danny S Davis, President & CEO

Danny Davis founded Escopeta Oil & Gas Corporation in 1994. He has over 40 years experience in the oil and gas industry and is responsible for the development of several large exploration and development projects, including the 84,000+ acre Kitchen Lights Unit in the Cook Inlet, Alaska. Over many years, Escopeta has accumulated numerous leasehold interests and owns the current development projects being presented of over 50,000 acres in the Palo Duro Basin and the 13,000 acre Chittim Ranch in the Maverick Basin.

Marvin Markman, VP of Operations

Marvin Markman has over 38 years of oil and gas experience and has planned, drilled, produced, and operated hundreds of wells, and has been involved in over 2,500 completions for clients including BP, Mobil, Exxon, Amoco, Apache and numerous smaller independents. Early in his career Mr. Markman managed four Gulf Coast states for Halliburton Reservoir Services. He has worked with Escopeta for over 8 years.

Erik Yerkovich, VP of Geology

Erik Yerkovich has over 36 years of oil and gas experience and has served as a geologist in every stage of prospect development from sitting wells during drilling & completion to mapping major geographic reservoirs for leasing programs. Mr. Yerkovich has managed hundreds of wells geologically in carbonate reservoirs and has delineated prime acreage in the Eagleford trend ultimately contributing to wells drilled by Conoco, Devon, Murphy, and Marathon. He has worked with Escopeta for over 9 years.

Drew McGavran, VP of Land Management

Drew McGavran has administered over 100,000 mineral acres and handled matters arising from complex mineral ownership across Texas. He has handled the acquisition and disposition of land rights for thousands of acres as well as assignments for joint operations. Mr. McGavran handles regulatory matters relating to the exploration, development, and production in addition to relations with the owners of land and minerals on which Escopeta operates. Mr. McGavran has worked with Escopeta for over 8 years and is an MBA candidate in the UT McCombs School of Business Class of 2022.

We have a full service Oil & Gas Company.

This includes our geological team, Land Management, Engineering Consultants & as well as a full service accounting department.