Our Leadership

Our leadership is experienced and invested. Key members of our management team possess an average of thirty years of experience in the oil and gas industry, primarily within the DJ Basin.

Lynn A. Peterson

President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board

Mr. Peterson was a co-founder of Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. (“Kodiak”) and served Kodiak as a director (2001-2014), President and Chief Executive Officer (2002-2014), and Chairman of the Board (2011-2014). Whiting Petroleum Corporation acquired Kodiak on December 8, 2014. Mr. Peterson has over 30 years of industry experience. He graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting.

James P. Henderson

Executive Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Henderson joined the executive team at SRC Energy in August, 2015.  He is the former CFO of Kodiak Oil and Gas Corp. and he brings over 25 years of oil and gas industry financial reporting and management experience to the Company. Prior to Mr. Henderson’s time at Kodiak, he spent 17 years at Western Gas Resources and its successor, Anadarko Petroleum Corp. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Texas Tech University and a Master of Business Administration degree from Regis University in Denver.

Michael J. Eberhard, P.E.

Chief Operations Officer

Mr. Eberhard has over 35 years of experience with Halliburton Company and Anadarko Petroleum Corp. He has focused on unconventional and horizontal well completions for the past 20 years and has authored several papers for the Society of Petroleum Engineers and was an SPE Distinguished Lecturer. He has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Montana State University and is a registered professional Petroleum Engineer in Colorado.

Nick A. Spence

Chief Development Officer

Mr. Spence has garnered over 25 years of industry experience focused in North America both on shore and off shore. Prior to joining SRC Energy in October 2015, Mr. Spence was employed by Anadarko Petroleum Corp. for a total of 15 years in various engineering and management roles, including Engineering Manager of Rockies Region drilling and Completions Engineering Manager. Mr. Spence holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Colorado School of Mines.

Cathleen M. Osborn

General Counsel

Ms. Osborn’s background includes over 30 years of corporate and transactional work in the energy industry. Prior to joining Synergy in 2015, Ms. Osborn served as Deputy General Counsel for Whiting Petroleum Corporation, and as General Counsel for Kodiak Oil & Gas Corporation. Ms. Osborn received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Denver School of Law, where she served as an associate editor of the law review.