George Solich has thirty-six years of oil and gas industry experience in the domestic and international upstream and midstream E&P business. He received a BS degree from University of Colorado in 1983 and an MS degree from University of Colorado-Denver in 1991.
Solich began his career as a Petroleum Landman with Apache Corporation in 1984. Holding various positions in Apache’s land department, he was promoted to Manager of Business Development in 1991 and then Director of Business Development in 1994. In 1997, Solich accepted the position of VP, Acquisitions and Divestitures with HS Resources, Inc. where he coordinated over $500 million in transactions in three years. In 2000, Solich formed Cordillera Energy Partners and coordinated the successful sale of the company to Patina Oil & Gas Corporation for $245 million in 2003. In 2004, he formed Cordillera Energy Partners II and sold it in 2008 for $1.025 billion. Cordillera Energy Partners III was capitalized in 2007, and in 2012 announced the merger into Apache Corporation for $3.1 billion in cash and stock, closing the transaction in April of 2012.
In 2013, Solich launched his fourth enterprise, FourPoint Energy, a private exploration and production company, based in Denver, CO. With his team, Solich decided to enter the minerals space and launched another venture, LongPoint Minerals, in 2016 focusing on the acquisition of mineral and royalty interests.