Newt Newton – Senior Vice President Of Operations

img-about-us-executive17Mr. Newton joined the Company in December 2006 as General Manager for the Midland, Texas office, was appointed Vice President and Regional Manager of the Permian region in June 2007, and was appointed Senior Vice President and Regional Manager in May 2010. In December 2019, Mr. Newton was appointed Senior Vice President—Operations of the Company.

Mr. Newton has over 41 years of experience in the energy industry. Prior to joining SM Energy, Mr. Newton’s previous roles included 22 years with ARCO in various engineering, operations and management roles, including as Asset Manager, ARCO’s East Texas operations, Vice President, Business Development, ARCO Permian, and Vice President of Operations and Development, ARCO Permian; Project Manager for one of Chevron’s largest Lower 48 projects; Business Development Manager for Pure Resources; and he was a founding partner in Westwin Energy, an independent Permian Basin exploration and production company.