Frank J. Patterson
Executive Vice President – Exploration and Production
Frank J. Patterson was appointed Executive Vice President – Exploration and Production in August 2016, before that serving as Executive Vice President – Exploration and Northern Division since April 2016 and Executive Vice President – Exploration, Technology & Land from the time he joined Chesapeake in May 2015. Before coming to Chesapeake, Mr. Patterson served in various roles at Anadarko Petroleum Corporation from 2006 to 2015, most recently as Senior Vice President – International Exploration. Prior to that, he was Vice President – Deepwater Exploration at Kerr-McGee and Manager – Geology at Sun E&P/Oryx Energy.
Mr. Patterson holds a Bachelor of Science in geology from the University of Oklahoma and serves on the Board of Visitors at the University of Oklahoma’s Mewbourne College of Earth and Energy.