James T. Hackett

JAMES T. HACKETT, SPE, has been ap-pointed partner of Riverstone Holdings and will cohead its Houston office. He will help Riverstone source, build, and manage new investment opportunities on behalf of its limited partners, and identify and attract talented operating management teams. Hackett has served as the CEO of Anadarko Petroleum, chairman and CEO of Ocean Energy, and president and COO of Devon Energy. He is the chair of Baylor College of Medicine’s board of trustees and serves as the chairman of the Domestic Petroleum Council of the American Petroleum Institute. Hackett earned a BS from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Harvard University.


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