Bobby S. Shackouls


    ​Bobby Shackouls is a past chairman of the National Petroleum Council and a member of the Executive Committee of the US Oil and Gas Association. He is a registered professional engineer in Texas and a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. Bobby led a successful career as CEO and president of several companies, among them Torch Energy Advisors, Inc., Meridian Oil, Inc., and Burlington Resources, Inc. On July 9, 1997, he was elected chairman of the board of Burlington Resources. 

    He retired as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the company upon its acquisition by ConocoPhillips on March 31, 2006.

    Bobby serves on the boards of the Boy Scouts of America and the Mississippi State University Foundation. He is also a director of The Kroger Company, Oasis Petroleum Plains All American Pipeline and Peter Kiewit Sons’, Inc.

    Bobby has a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from Mississippi State University in 1972.