Management Team

James A. Holcomb, Jr., CPL/ESA

Chief Executive Officer and President

Mr. Holcomb has 34 years of industry experience.  Mr. Holcomb has served as a partner, Vice President, Director and has worn many other hats in the industry including working for Corsair Energy, Inc., Quicksilver Resources, Inc., Stroud Oil Properties, Inc., Union Pacific Resources Co., Burnett Oil Company, Snyder Oil Company and Range Resources.  He has a full range of experience in all aspects of prospect development, land and environmental, field operations and drilling, as well as acquisitions and divestitures.  He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Texas at Arlington and has studied in the Petroleum Land Management Program at the University of Texas at Austin.

Richard L. Henninger

Vice President-Operations

Mr. Henninger began his career 37 years ago with Hunt Energy. Prior to joining the Agave, he drilled, developed and managed all operational aspects for several hundred wells as President and partner of SunCoast Technical Services, Inc.  SunCoast was an exploration/operating company providing a full range of services to its partners and clients in the oilfield. From mid-1990’s through 2005, SunCoast acted as “Contract Operator” for a large New York based investment group operating over 200 wells in Texas and Louisiana. Additionally, from 2005-2009 SunCoast was responsible for drilling over forty wells with total AFE costs exceeding $30 million.