Andy West VP, General Counsel & Secretary

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Andy is Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of EnerVest, Ltd.  In this capacity, he oversees EnerVest’s legal department and the corporate governance of its various affiliates and subsidiaries.

Prior to this role, Andy served as Vice President and Associate General Counsel, where his primary focus was the acquisition and divestiture of EnerVest’s upstream oil and gas assets and other commercial transactions.  Before joining EnerVest in 2014, Andy was Senior Counsel at HighMount Exploration & Production LLC.  He also practiced at two major international law firms, where he represented domestic and international energy companies in a wide array of complex transactional and regulatory matters.

Andy has a B.A. with University Honors from Brigham Young University, an M.A., magna cum laude, from Yale University, and a J.D., magna cum laude, from Duke University School of Law.  He is an active member of various professional legal associations and has published and presented on topics concerning the oil and gas industry.