Kevin Smith has over 30 years of industry experience spanning the continental U.S., offshore Gulf of Mexico, Australia, Africa, Brazil, China, Malaysia and the North Sea. He joined Summit in April 2008 as engineering manager and was named CEO in May 2010.
Prior to joining Summit, Kevin served as engineering manager for Newfield Petroleum UK and as a reservoir engineer for other U.S. based independents Hunt Energy, American Exploration, and Louis Dreyfus Natural Gas.
Kevin holds BSc and MSc degrees in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University. While at university, he was a National Merit scholar and a member of Pi Epsilon Tau, the Honour Society of Petroleum Engineers. He is a registered professional engineer in the state of Texas and a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.