President and Chief Executive Officer
Brett Pennington founded Ensign Natural Resources in December 2017. Prior to Ensign, he served in technical and leadership roles for ExxonMobil throughout the lower 48 States and Alaska. At Murphy Oil Corporation, Mr. Pennington built the Eagle Ford Shale asset through acreage acquisition and leasing starting in 2009, and continuing through early exploration, delineation and development. With more than twenty-two years of industry experience, Mr. Pennington has worked almost every major basin in North America through various roles including Reservoir Engineering, Engineering Management, Corporate Planning, Operations and Enterprise Management. Mr. Pennington received a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Brigham Young University, completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard, and serves as a member of the TXOGA Executive Committee.