MANAGEMENT

Richard Hefner

Richard’s background is closely tied to two of Oklahoma’s largest industries, energy and agriculture. The Hefner family has been extensively involved in virtually every phase of the oil and gas business since his parents, Bonnie and Raymond Hefner, started Bonray in 1957. They have owned and operated exploration and production, investment and contract drilling companies in both the public and private sectors. The Bonray name has been added to a family of different companies involved in energy investments, energy services, real estate, and land management. Their agricultural activities include cattle ranching operations in four different counties in Oklahoma. They are predominately a cow/calf operation with some seasonal stocker grazing. Canadian Valley Ranch LP is a family owned operation that is involved in beef production from the pasture to the plate. Their operations across the state range from intensive grazing programs on improved pastures and wheat to native prairie.

Richard graduated from Heritage Hall High School in 1978, and from Oklahoma State University in 1982. He was President/CEO of Bonray Drilling Corporation from 1990 until they sold the company in 1997. He is the owner of Canadian Valley Ranch, Manager of Bonray Real Estate, L.L.C., President and Director of Bonray, Inc., President and Director of HBH Holding general partner and Manager of Bonray Natural Resource Management, LLC.

President/CEO

rhefner@bonray.com

405.640.5488
Philip Day

Philip graduated from East Central University in May, 1974, with a B.S. in accounting. He received an M.S. in accounting from Oklahoma State University in July, 1980. Philip served in the U. S. Army from 1974 to 1977; worked for Uniroyal Tire and Rubber Company as a cost accountant from 1977 to 1979; and in the tax department for Arthur Young & Co. from 1980 to 1984. Since 1984, Philip has worked with all of the Bonray companies in the areas of management, accounting, finance and investments.

CPA: Chief Financial Officer

pday@bonray.com

405.640.3450
Blake Hargrove

Blake was in the banking industry for 30 years prior to joining Bonray in 2013. He was President/CEO of Security State Bank from 2004 – 2013. Under Blake’s management the bank tripled in asset size and became one of the top 20 most profitable banking institutions in the nation. Before going to Security State he had served as Market President or Vice-President for three other banking organizations. He received a graduate degree from the Colorado School of Banking, at Colorado University in Boulder, CO.

His experience in commercial lending, consulting and working with numerous clients, involved in a wide range of different industries, provides Bonray with valuable insight. His administrative and personnel management experience and knowledge are a valuable asset with planning, reporting and managing our daily work functions. He is also very active in sales, advertising and the public relations activities for Bonray.

Chief Operating Officer

bhargrove@bonray.com

405.220.2002
Tom Herman

Tom has forty-one years of experience in the operation, management, installation, construction and testing of pipelines and facilities. He has demonstrated technical ability and achievements in leadership roles, analytical analysis, planning and organization. His career began with Oklahoma Natural Gas Company and over the thirty years he was there he served in numerous capacities. Managed and supervised sixty (plus) employees and utility contractors in gas pipeline operations, construction and testing of transmission, high-pressure distribution, distribution, regulation and measurement, as well as service from these pipelines to customers of Oklahoma Natural Gas and coordinated and directed the relocation of these natural gas pipelines and facilities for federal, state, county and city governments.

Tom took advantage of the experience and knowledge he had gained from his time with Oklahoma Natural Gas and went to work as an independent inspector and project manager. Tom is very capable of project management, supervising and inspecting the installation, construction, fabrication and required hydrostatic/nitrogen testing of pipeline and facilities. He possesses the ability to design and interpret engineer drawings, maps, and atlas pages as they apply to the pipelines and facilities. He also understands operating procedures and qualifications, right of ways, easements and safety related documents and conditions and is knowledgeable of requirements set by OSHA, OCC, and DOT. He also has the ability to prepare and implement construction budgets. Tom is a welcome addition to the Bonray Staff.

Operations & Inspection

therman@bonray.com

918.630.7121
Robert Redding

Experience: Various leadership roles in 38 years in the oil and gas industry, including Sr. Vice President of Business Development for Atlas/Targa Resources, Division Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for CenterPoint Energy Field Services. Mr. Redding was instrumental in several key green-field opportunities valued in excess of $2.5 billion dollars of capital investment. These projects were located both within and outside of core operating areas (including but not limited to): Fayetteville, Haynesville, Woodford, Mississippi Lime, Bakken, Eagle Ford and Permian basins. This work experience has been in Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Kansas, North Dakota and has given him a firm operational understanding of gathering and processing, as well as inter and intrastate pipeline regulations for both oil and gas applications.

Mr. Redding also has commercial leadership roles with American Central and Delhi Gas Pipeline, prior to the pipeline business, he operated a field land company for four years.

Education: BS Marketing-Oklahoma State University

Consultant

rredding@bonray.com

918.760.9429
Greg Barby

Greg has been in ranching and the oil and gas business for over 35 years. He started his professional career on the family ranch and the family owned oil and gas business in 1980. He has been directly involved with the right-of-way business for the past 25 years, from a corporate, agent and land owners perspective. Greg was in-house with Scissortail Energy as the Senior Right-of-Way agent for 5 years. Due to other business and family obligations he returned to consulting and agency work.

Some of his clients include DCP Midstream, Valero LP, Florida Transmission, Tri State Electric, Williams Communications, Oneok, CenterPoint Energy, El Paso Field Services, Texas Energy Management and Trans Western Pipeline. His experience includes: Project Management, Right-of-Way Feasibility & Cost Analysis, Easement Acquisition, Title Research, Title Supervision, Damage Settlement, Construction Coordination, Permitting, Marketing Oil & Gas Minerals, Real Estate Appraisal and Ranch Management. Greg is a graduate of the Ranch Management Program at Texas Christian University and also attended 3 years of Business School at Oklahoma University. He is still currently active in his ranching operations in Oklahoma and New Mexico. His knowledge of the industry and previous experience make him a valuable member of the Bonray group.

Land & Right-of-Way Manager

gbarby@bonray.com

405.627.9703
Barney Law

Barney has been active in the land and cattle business for 35 years, including land brokerage for 28 years in Oklahoma and Texas (Licensed Broker in good standing with the Oklahoma Real Estate Commission). He has been involved in many facets of the Oil and Gas Business over the last 30 years. Barney has been working in the Right-of-Way industry for the last 10 years providing services for ScissorTail Energy, Antero Resources, Gungoll Exploration and DCP Midstream.

Client Coordinator/Project Manager

blaw@bonray.com

405.823.3177

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MANAGEMENT

Richard Hefner

President/CEO

rhefner@bonray.com

405.640.5488

Richard’s background is closely tied to two of Oklahoma’s largest industries, energy and agriculture. The Hefner family has been extensively involved in virtually every phase of the oil and gas business since his parents, Bonnie and Raymond Hefner, started Bonray in 1957. They have owned and operated exploration and production, investment and contract drilling companies in both the public and private sectors. The Bonray name has been added to a family of different companies involved in energy investments, energy services, real estate, and land management. Their agricultural activities include cattle ranching operations in four different counties in Oklahoma. They are predominately a cow/calf operation with some seasonal stocker grazing. Canadian Valley Ranch LP is a family owned operation that is involved in beef production from the pasture to the plate. Their operations across the state range from intensive grazing programs on improved pastures and wheat to native prairie.

Richard graduated from Heritage Hall High School in 1978, and from Oklahoma State University in 1982. He was President/CEO of Bonray Drilling Corporation from 1990 until they sold the company in 1997. He is the owner of Canadian Valley Ranch, Manager of Bonray Real Estate, L.L.C., President and Director of Bonray, Inc., President and Director of HBH Holding general partner and Manager of Bonray Natural Resource Management, LLC.

Philip Day

CPA: Chief Financial Officer

pday@bonray.com

405.640.3450

Philip graduated from East Central University in May, 1974, with a B.S. in accounting. He received an M.S. in accounting from Oklahoma State University in July, 1980. Philip served in the U. S. Army from 1974 to 1977; worked for Uniroyal Tire and Rubber Company as a cost accountant from 1977 to 1979; and in the tax department for Arthur Young & Co. from 1980 to 1984. Since 1984, Philip has worked with all of the Bonray companies in the areas of management, accounting, finance and investments.

Blake Hargrove

Chief Operating Officer

bhargrove@bonray.com

405.220.2002

Blake was in the banking industry for 30 years prior to joining Bonray in 2013. He was President/CEO of Security State Bank from 2004 – 2013. Under Blake’s management the bank tripled in asset size and became one of the top 20 most profitable banking institutions in the nation. Before going to Security State he had served as Market President or Vice-President for three other banking organizations. He received a graduate degree from the Colorado School of Banking, at Colorado University in Boulder, CO.

His experience in commercial lending, consulting and working with numerous clients, involved in a wide range of different industries, provides Bonray with valuable insight. His administrative and personnel management experience and knowledge are a valuable asset with planning, reporting and managing our daily work functions. He is also very active in sales, advertising and the public relations activities for Bonray.

Tom Herman

Operations & Inspection

therman@bonray.com

918.630.7121

Tom has forty-one years of experience in the operation, management, installation, construction and testing of pipelines and facilities. He has demonstrated technical ability and achievements in leadership roles, analytical analysis, planning and organization. His career began with Oklahoma Natural Gas Company and over the thirty years he was there he served in numerous capacities. Managed and supervised sixty (plus) employees and utility contractors in gas pipeline operations, construction and testing of transmission, high-pressure distribution, distribution, regulation and measurement, as well as service from these pipelines to customers of Oklahoma Natural Gas and coordinated and directed the relocation of these natural gas pipelines and facilities for federal, state, county and city governments.

Tom took advantage of the experience and knowledge he had gained from his time with Oklahoma Natural Gas and went to work as an independent inspector and project manager. Tom is very capable of project management, supervising and inspecting the installation, construction, fabrication and required hydrostatic/nitrogen testing of pipeline and facilities. He possesses the ability to design and interpret engineer drawings, maps, and atlas pages as they apply to the pipelines and facilities. He also understands operating procedures and qualifications, right of ways, easements and safety related documents and conditions and is knowledgeable of requirements set by OSHA, OCC, and DOT. He also has the ability to prepare and implement construction budgets. Tom is a welcome addition to the Bonray Staff.

Robert Redding

Consultant

rredding@bonray.com

918.760.9429

Experience: Various leadership roles in 38 years in the oil and gas industry, including Sr. Vice President of Business Development for Atlas/Targa Resources, Division Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for CenterPoint Energy Field Services. Mr. Redding was instrumental in several key green-field opportunities valued in excess of $2.5 billion dollars of capital investment. These projects were located both within and outside of core operating areas (including but not limited to): Fayetteville, Haynesville, Woodford, Mississippi Lime, Bakken, Eagle Ford and Permian basins. This work experience has been in Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Kansas, North Dakota and has given him a firm operational understanding of gathering and processing, as well as inter and intrastate pipeline regulations for both oil and gas applications.

Mr. Redding also has commercial leadership roles with American Central and Delhi Gas Pipeline, prior to the pipeline business, he operated a field land company for four years.

Education: BS Marketing-Oklahoma State University

Greg Barby

Land & Right-of-Way Manager

gbarby@bonray.com

405.627.9703

Greg has been in ranching and the oil and gas business for over 35 years. He started his professional career on the family ranch and the family owned oil and gas business in 1980. He has been directly involved with the right-of-way business for the past 25 years, from a corporate, agent and land owners perspective. Greg was in-house with Scissortail Energy as the Senior Right-of-Way agent for 5 years. Due to other business and family obligations he returned to consulting and agency work.

Some of his clients include DCP Midstream, Valero LP, Florida Transmission, Tri State Electric, Williams Communications, Oneok, CenterPoint Energy, El Paso Field Services, Texas Energy Management and Trans Western Pipeline. His experience includes: Project Management, Right-of-Way Feasibility & Cost Analysis, Easement Acquisition, Title Research, Title Supervision, Damage Settlement, Construction Coordination, Permitting, Marketing Oil & Gas Minerals, Real Estate Appraisal and Ranch Management. Greg is a graduate of the Ranch Management Program at Texas Christian University and also attended 3 years of Business School at Oklahoma University. He is still currently active in his ranching operations in Oklahoma and New Mexico. His knowledge of the industry and previous experience make him a valuable member of the Bonray group.

Barney Law

Client Coordinator/Project Manager

blaw@bonray.com

405.823.3177

Barney has been active in the land and cattle business for 35 years, including land brokerage for 28 years in Oklahoma and Texas (Licensed Broker in good standing with the Oklahoma Real Estate Commission). He has been involved in many facets of the Oil and Gas Business over the last 30 years. Barney has been working in the Right-of-Way industry for the last 10 years providing services for ScissorTail Energy, Antero Resources, Gungoll Exploration and DCP Midstream.

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We’re always looking for qualified applicants!

©2017 Bonray

Natural Resource Management

Providing services for America's energy.

OKC: 405.842.1661  |  Seminole: 405.382.5860

929 East Britton Road, Oklahoma City, OK 73114-7802

©2017 Bonray

Natural Resource Management

Providing services for America's energy.

OKC: 405.842.1661

Seminole: 405.382.5860

929 East Britton Road, Oklahoma City, OK 73114-7802