Tony Buchanon is the president and chief executive officer of Crestone Peak Resources, joining the company in August of 2016.
Buchanon has more than 34 years of experience in the oil and gas industry in reservoir, completions, production and unconventional oil and gas exploration. Prior to taking the helm at Crestone, Buchanon most recently was executive vice president and chief operating officer at Bonanza Creek Energy, a leading operator in the DJ Basin. During his career Buchanon also contributed to the growth of oil and gas companies including Noble Energy, Rosetta Resources Inc., Trend Exploration Company, Burlington Resources Inc. (now ConocoPhillips), and Mobil Exploration and Production (now ExxonMobil Corporation).
Buchanon holds a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Marietta College. He currently sits on the Colorado Oil and Gas Association (COGA) Advisory Board.