Ted Oldham

Ted Oldham
Chief Operations Geologist

Ted Oldham, Chief Operations Geologist, joined Approach in May of 2007 as Senior Geologist. Mr. Oldham started his career in 1995 Houston with Belco Oil and Gas, gaining extensive experience in horizontal drilling operations in the Austin Chalk trend, before joining Fina Oil and Chemical, where he worked East Texas tight gas sands.  Mr. Oldham then joined Golden Oil Company in 2000 as Director of Operations, managing producing fields in New Mexico and Oklahoma. Prior to joining Approach, Mr. Oldham worked for Mullins & White Exploration in Fort Worth as Exploration Manager, guiding the Company’s Operated and Non-Op leasing and drilling ventures. With a strong focus on horizontal drilling, Mr. Oldham has a broad background in project development, exploration and development drilling, and field operations, having been instrumental in the drilling of hundreds of wells.

Mr. Oldham holds a BS in Geology from the University of Arkansas.