Richard Jackson is U.S. Onshore Resources and Carbon Management – President, Operations. Mr. Jackson leads the development and operations of Occidental’s U.S. onshore oil and gas businesses while continuing to advance and integrate the company’s Low Carbon Ventures technologies and opportunities. His responsibilities include accelerating subsurface innovation, delivering value-added resource development, and advancing operational technologies and key low carbon innovations.
Most recently, Mr. Jackson was President and General Manager, EOR and Oxy Low Carbon Ventures, LLC. In this role, Mr. Jackson oversaw Occidental’s use of carbon dioxide (CO2) in enhanced oil recovery (EOR), primarily in the Permian Basin, where the company has more than 40 years of experience and is a worldwide leader in CO2 management. He also led Oxy Low Carbon Ventures, LLC, the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary advancing leading-edge, low-carbon technologies and business solutions that economically grow our business while reducing emissions.
With more than 20 years in the oil and gas industry, Mr. Jackson has significant expertise in worldwide oil and gas project development, technology and business management. His previous roles include Senior Vice President, Operations Support, Vice President, Investor Relations, President and General Manager for Permian Resources–Delaware Basin, and Vice President of Drilling Americas. He began his career with Occidental in Qatar, where he held key leadership roles in drilling and completions. Previously, Mr. Jackson held various engineering roles for ExxonMobil in the United States and Gulf of Mexico.
Mr. Jackson serves on the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative’s Climate Investment Board and on the American Petroleum Institute’s Upstream Committee. He is on the board of directors of Carbon Engineering, a direct air capture (DAC) technology company, and chairman of 1PointFive, a development company formed to finance and deploy Carbon Engineering’s DAC technology. A graduate of Texas A&M University, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering.