Jason Oates is the Director of External Affairs for Crestone Peak Resources, joining the company at its inception in July 2016.
Oates has a decade of experience in the oil and gas industry, and is responsible for the Government Affairs, Community Relations, Community Sustainability and Investment, and Communication functions for Crestone. He also is responsible for leading the company’s strategy and planning for operations in Boulder County and recently negotiated agreements for oil and gas operations in the Colorado municipalities of Erie and Dacono. Prior to joining Crestone, Oates was the Senior Manager, Regulator Affairs and Public Relations with Encana Corporation.
Oates was a Commissioned Officer in the United States Army. He received his Bachelor of Science, Systems Engineering degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Arkansas.