Eric Jacobsen is the Chief Operating Officer at BKV Corporation. With almost three decades of experience in oil and gas, Eric builds and implements strategy, focuses on top tier delivery and performance, enables innovation, spearheads BKV’s leading ESG plan and oversees day-to-day operations across BKV’s Barnett Shale and North East Pennsylvania assets.
Prior to BKV, Eric served as Senior Vice President at Extraction Oil and Gas and as Director of Planning and Development and Director of Exploration and Production at Noble Energy, where he led both the pioneering and full-scale development efforts of the DJ Basin in Colorado for a decade. He has also worked with BP and its heritage companies—ARCO and Vastar—in Montana, Houston, Lafayette, Gulf of Mexico, Algeria, Azerbaijan, and other locations.
Eric received a BS in Environmental Engineering and an MS in Petroleum Engineering from Montana Tech University.
Eric enjoys spending time with his five children and wife, who currently serves as the Secretary of State for the state of Montana.