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Welcome to
Yates Petroleum Corporation


Yates Petroleum Corporation has built a legacy of hard work, family values, employee relationships, and strategic partnerships over the past 75 years. Our core methodology has made Yates Petroleum Corporation a pillar in our communities and the petroleum industry. Yates Petroleum Corporation is:

  • A family owned company with over 540 employees in 4 states.
  • A community involved company.
  • Developing our nation’s greatest resource -- its’ people.
  • Aggressive in exploration and production.
  • A leader in environmental excellence while promoting a healthy and rigorous industry.
  • The 10th largest oil producer in New Mexico.*
  • The 10th largest natural gas producer in New Mexico.*

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learn about Yates Petroleum Corporation
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Located in Artesia, New Mexico, Yates Petroleum Corporation takes pride in it’s state of the art facilities, family work environment, and employee-centric methodology.
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Yates Petroleum Corporation
Environmental & Avian Protection Policies

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Read about Yates Petroleum Corporations Environmental Protection Policies and Avian Protection Plan.

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Join the Yates Petroleum Team: Job Opportunities

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Become part of the Yates Petroleum Corporation Family. Check out our Job Opportunities and download an application online today.
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Special Announcement

Yates Petroleum Corporation would like to welcome our new
CEO, President and Board Member

Mr. Douglas E. Brooks

Mr. Brooks is a senior oil and gas executive with 33 years experience. He served for over twenty-four years with Marathon Oil Company lastly as Director of Upstream M&A and Business Development – Americas. Mr Brooks then built two private equity-sponsored firms each focusing on unconventional resource projects in the western US. Following a short period with Forest Oil Corporation, Mr Brooks was named CEO for Aurora Oil & Gas Limited. Aurora was a pure play Eagle Ford focused public company, which was sold to Baytex Oil Corp., in June 2014 for $2.7B.

Mr. Brooks was a former board member for Madalena Energy Company, a Canadian listed public company; a board member of the Houston Producer’s Forum and an advisor for Hart Energy’s A&D Watch, a global energy research publication. Mr Brooks holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Wyoming - Casper and a Masters of Business Administration, Finance, from Our Lady of the Lake University in Texas.

 

 

*Based on NMOCD 2013 Data.