Don Metz

Chief Geologist

Don Metz joined Arena Energy in 2002. Mr. Metz focuses on creating opportunities for exploration and development, identifying and evaluating acquisition opportunities, and assessing third-party prospects. In addition, he manages the company’s opportunity-generating staff. He has identified potential drilling targets which have resulted in the drilling of over 200 wells, with a success rate above 90 percent. Previously, he was employed by Newfield Exploration Company, Delmar Operating, and Westland Oil Development Corporation. Mr. Metz earned his B.S. in geology from Louisiana Tech University in 1979.