Patrick Norris, Chairman & CEO
Patrick Norris serves as new Chairman, CEO and interim CFO of Norris Industries. He is also owner/founder of Norris International Services (NIS) a manufacturing and premium threading company for both the Utility and Oil and Gas industries with a recognized name in the Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) trenchless sector. NIS applies the best-of-class Trenchless technology in the rapidly growing sector of the construction and civil engineering industry and provides its products to several of the most recognized oilfield players.
Ross Ramsey, Board Director, President of E&P Division
Ross Henry Ramsey is President of the E&P Division and Board Member of Norris Industries. He was a co-founder of International Western Petroleum, Inc. and has served as the Chief Executive Officer, President, Chief Financial Officer, and a Director of International Western Petroleum since 2014 until its change of control in 2017. Since 2011, Mr. Ramsey has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of International Western Oil Corporation, making it a very active explorer through Central West Texas. He also serves as Chief Executive Officer and President of International Western Petroleum Corporation which is the holding company of International Western Oil Corporation. From 2007 to 2010, as a specialist in cost reduction, advanced drilling and production, Mr. Ramsey served as Vice President of Explorations with Earthbound Resources, participating in deep and shallow drilling, testing, and completing well bores. From 2010 to 2011, Mr. Ramsey served as an independent drilling and completion consultant. Mr. Ramsey’s specializes in drilling acreage and establishing PUD’S (Proven Under Development locations) for new drilling locations and multiple recovery methods from primary to and secondary recovery methods. Mr. Ramsey has been involved with over 100 well bores, from drilling and testing, to completion. Ross has been a part of exploration in Young County, Coke County, Fischer County, Jones County and Taylor County, all of which are in Texas. Mr. Ramsey has very profitable relationships with many oilfield service companies including Basic Energy Services, PSI Wireline, API Perforating, and Shack Energy Services. As such, Mr. Ramsey has established himself as a true “Oil Man” at a young age. Mr. Ramsey knows both sides of the oil business, from being hands on, to the financial planning. As a fourth generation oil man, Mr. Ramsey has been taught the oil business from the ground up.
Allen Horn, Vice President of Production
Allen Horn is a fourth generation oil man from Abilene, Texas with over 20 years of experience in oil & gas exploration with specialty in production facility and oil field acquisitions. As a former Executive Vice President of an E&P company Earthbound Resources, Allen has participated in oil and gas exploration projects including drilling, testing, and completing over two hundreds vertical and horizontal wells in the Central/West Texas. He is also an expert in fracking and production improvement for shallow well formations.