Richard Burnett

Richard (Ricky) Burnett

President & CEO

Richard (Ricky) Burnett has been the President and CEO since November 2019. Prior to Silver Creek Oil & Gas he was the Chief Financial Officer of Covey Park Energy, a private E&P company sponsored by Denham Capital. During 2019, Covey Park Energy was sold to Comstock Resources. Prior to joining Covey Park Energy, Ricky served as Chief Financial Officer of Double Eagle Energy Holdings II, a U.S. partnership with Apollo Natural Resource Partners until its sale to Parsley Energy, Inc. during the first half of 2017. Prior to Double Eagle Energy Holdings II, Mr. Burnett was at EXCO Resources, Inc., a publicly-traded, E&P company serving as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. From 2002 to November 2013, Mr. Burnett was at KPMG LLP, an international accounting firm where he served as the Partner in Charge of the Energy Audit Practice within the Dallas / Ft. Worth Business Unit starting in June of 2012. Prior to joining KPMG LLP, Mr. Burnett spent time at Arthur Anderson LLP and Marine Drilling Companies, Inc.. Mr. Burnett is a board member of Select Energy and US Well Services. Ricky and Sara Burnett have three children. Mr. Burnett is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas and received a B.B.A in Accounting from Texas Tech University.