Qing Ming Yang

Former President & Chief Operating Officer at Approach Resources, Inc.

Qing Ming Yang

Qing Ming Yang

Former President & Chief Operating Officer at Approach Resources, Inc.

Biography

Qing Ming Yang is former President & Chief Operating Officer at Approach Resources, Inc., former Exploration Manager-Worldwide Exploration at Pioneer Natural Resources Co., former Chairman at Dallas Geological Society and former Associate Editor at American Association of Petroleum Geologists. He received an undergraduate degree from Chengdu University of Technology, a graduate degree from George Washington University and a doctorate from The University of Texas at Dallas.

Overview
Career Highlights

Approach Resources, Inc.

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329

Number of Boards

1

Birthday

1965

Age

55

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Executive Vice President-Operations at Approach Resources, Inc.

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Director, Potential Gas Agency & Institute for Energy Resource Studies at Colorado School of Mines

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President at Approach Oil & Gas, Inc.

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Former Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary at Approach Resources, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Approach Resources, Inc.

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Director-Business Development & Special Projects at Approach Resources, Inc.

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Executive Vice President-Finance & Accounting at Approach Resources, Inc.

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Chief Operations Geologist at Approach Resources, Inc.

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Former Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Approach Resources, Inc.

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Executive Vice President-Legal & Secretary at Approach Resources, Inc.

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Education
B.S. in Petroleum Geology

Chengdu University of Technology is a school.

M.A. in Geology

The George Washington University actively engages Washington, D.C., and the world. Their location in the heart of Washington places them at the core of U.S. government, policy and law. They sit where the worlds of science, technology, media and the arts converge. Their students and faculty have the unparalleled opportunity to study and work alongside leaders and practitioners in every discipline, to take part in the interchanges that shape our community and the world. The George Washington University was created in 1821 through an Act of Congress, fulfilling George Washington’s vision of an institution in the nation’s capital dedicated to educating and preparing future leaders. Today, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. They have more than 20,000 students—from all 50 states, the District and more than 130 countries—studying a rich range of disciplines: from forensic science and creative writing to international affairs and computer engineering, as well as medicine, public health, the law and public policy. GW comprises three campuses—Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon in Washington, D.C., and the GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus in Ashburn, Va.—as well as several graduate education centers in the metropolitan area and Hampton Roads, Va.

Ph.D. in Structural Geology

The University of Texas at Dallas (also referred to as UT Dallas or UTD) is a public research university in the University of Texas System. The main campus is in Richardson, Texas, Telecom Corridor, 18 miles (29 km) north of downtown Dallas. The institution, established in 1961 as the Graduate Research Center of the Southwest and later renamed the Southwest Center for Advanced Studies (SCAS), began as a research arm of Texas Instruments. In 1969 the founders bequeathed SCAS to the state of Texas and Governor Preston Smith signed the bill officially creating the University of Texas at Dallas. UTD offers over 133 academic programs across its seven schools and hosts more than 50 research centers and institutes. With a number of interdisciplinary degree programs, its curriculum is designed to allow study that crosses traditional disciplinary lines and to enable students to participate in collaborative research labs. Entering freshmen average math and critical reading SAT scores are among the highest of the public universities in Texas and 1270 for 2012. The Carnegie Foundation classifies UT Dallas as a "comprehensive doctoral research university" and a "high research activity institution". Research projects include the areas of space science, bioengineering, cybersecurity, nanotechnology, and behavioral and brain sciences.

Memberships
Member

The American Association of Petroleum Geology is an organization dedicated to the advancement of the science of petroleum geology.

Career History
President & Chief Operating Officer
2009 - 2019

Approach Resources, Inc. engages in the exploration, development, production and acquisition of oil and gas properties. It focuses on oil and natural gas reserves in oil shale and tight sands located in the Permian Basin in West Texas. It holds interests in the East Texas Basin and the Chama Basin in Northern New Mexico. The firm operates in one business segment, the exploration and production of oil, NGLs and natural gas. The company was founded by J. Ross Craft in September 2002 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, TX.

Exploration Manager-Worldwide Exploration
Prior

Pioneer Natural Resources is a large independent oil and natural gas company that is focused on helping meet the world’s energy needs. We deliver strong production and reserve growth through onshore exploration and production in the United States, while providing opportunities for growth and enrichment for business partners, employees and the communities in which we operate. With a foundation of long-lived and stable properties providing steady growth, Pioneer’s advanced technology, strategic practices and integrated services model make us an industry leader in developing new resource plays, especially in Texas. Pioneer is one of the most active drillers in Texas’ Spraberry/Wolfcamp oil field in the Permian Basin and the Eagle Ford Shale play in South Texas. We are one of the largest natural gas operators in the Rockies and Mid-Continent regions with assets in the coal bed methane-rich Raton Basin as well as in the Hugoton and Texas Panhandle gas fields. Our operations include ongoing drilling programs in Texas’ liquids-rich Barnett Shale Combo play and in Alaska’s Oooguruk field, where Pioneer became the first independent operator to produce oil on the North Slope

Associate Editor
2003 - 2009

The American Association of Petroleum Geology is an organization dedicated to the advancement of the science of petroleum geology.

Boards & Committees
Chairman
2002 - Prior
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