John was raised in the heart of the oil and gas business in South Louisiana and is the fourth generation in the business. He has held various land related positions from an independent to in-house management. In 1985, he founded John D. Moores, Jr., Inc., a Professional Land Service Company that developed prospects from Louisiana to Florida. In 1998 he founded Hopa Exploration Company, Inc. and in the summer of 2005 joined forces with Black Dog Exploration, LLC to create Trinity Energy Services, LLC which is based in Houston, Texas.
During the past 35 years as a landman, emphasis has been placed on maintaining the highest quality of work and integrity. The areas of expertise include Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Oklahoma, Kansas, Arkansas and New Mexico. He has managed due diligence projects in Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas, Michigan and Louisiana.
John received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Louisiana State University and is a member of AAPL and HAPL.
Jack is a graduate of Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Virginia and The University of Mississippi “Ole Miss”. He has been working in Texas and Louisiana since 2002. Jack founded Black Dog Exploration, LLC and in 2005 he joined forces with Hopa Exploration Company, Inc. to create Trinity Energy Services, LLC. He is the fifth generation in his family to be in the business. His duties have included title research, seismic permitting, mineral leasing and optioning, governmental agency leasing, and regulatory compliance. Jack manages several Texas clients and has managed field crews on seismic exploration projects as well as various lease plays in South Louisiana, South Texas, East Texas, The Eagleford Shale and the Barnett Shale Area.
Jack received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Studies from The University of Mississippi “Ole Miss” and is a member of AAPL and HAPL. In 2011 he received his Certified Professional Landman’s License from the AAPL.