About Us

John Griffiths, President of Calvin Resources, Inc.
John Griffiths, President of Calvin Resources, Inc.

CORPORATE PROFILE

Calvin Resources, Inc., located in Austin, Texas, is an independent energy company formed in 1984 to explore for and acquire oil and natural gas assets. Calvin has participated in the drilling of over ninety wells in the East Texas Salt Basin, as well as the drilling of one of the first true coalbed methane tests in the State of Texas.

Calvin is a partner with Short Oil & Gas, Ltd. in Waco, Texas with a focus on exploration and development of natural gas and oil in the East Texas Basin, the Texas Gulf Coast , the ArkLaTex, Kansas and S. Louisiana.

Calvin has also served in a consulting capacity to a number of companies in the areas of acquisition and divestiture of producing properties, due diligence, geologic studies and geologic database development.

MANAGEMENT BACKGROUND

John Griffiths, President of Calvin Resources, Inc., is a Certified Petroleum Geologist with over 42 years of experience in:

  • Resource Management
  • Generation, Evaluation and Financing of Exploratory and Development Projects
  • Asset Evaluation for Acquisition or Divestiture

GEOLOGICAL CERTIFICATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Association of Petroleum Geologists Certified Petroleum Geologist #4129
  • Member of Houston Geological Society (1975 to Present)
  • Member of South Texas Geological Society (2016 to Present)
G. W. Griffiths (front - right) John's grandfather working on an oil pipeline in East Texas, circa 1933
G. W. Griffiths (front - right) John's grandfather working on an oil pipeline in East Texas, circa 1933

RESOURCES

Calvin has a working relationship with a multitude of companies and individuals representing virtually every facet of the natural gas business.

SOFTWARE LICENSES

  • DrillingInfo – oil and gas well data and leasehold information service.
  • Petra – IHS Energy geologic interpretation and mapping software.
  • Kingdom – IHS Energy geophysical interpretation software.
  • Tableau – Business intelligence, analytics and mapping software.