Raymond J. Lasseigne
Mr. Lasseigne is a petroleum engineer with over 40 years of varied oilfield experience. He has worked in reservoir, drilling, and production engineering, and in prospect generation, acquisitions, and management.
Currently he is President and co-owner of both TMR Exploration, Inc., and Sandia Drilling, LLP in Bossier City, Louisiana.
Mr. Lasseigne joined Pennzoil Production Company in 1971 where his primary responsibility was the unitization and engineering supervision of one of the largest oil fields in Arkansas (Walker Creek) for pressure maintenance secondary recovery. He also provided reservoir engineering management for several other large waterflood projects, including Tinsley Field in Mississippi. In 1975 Mr. Lasseigne joined McGoldrick Oil Company in Shreveport, Louisiana as its Operations Manager. In that capacity he was responsible for aggressively developing a large north Louisiana gas field and numerous other developments in Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, and Arkansas. He also coordinated the efforts of the exploration, land, drilling, and production departments and represented the company in gas marketing, contract negotiations, legal matters, and regulatory affairs.
In 1987, Mr. Lasseigne joined TMR Exploration, Inc. of Bossier City, Louisiana as its Operations Manager and now serves as its President and is a co-owner with Mr. John S. Turner, Jr. TMR is one the larger independents in the Shreveport area and currently operates approximately 200 wells in Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, and
Mississippi. In his capacity of president, Mr. Lasseigne manages and coordinates the exploration, engineering, land, and acquisition activities. He is also actively involved as a co-owner in managing Sandia Drilling, LLP with a rig count of 8 rigs drilling in the Permian Basin in Texas.
Mr. Lasseigne received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana State University in 1971. He is a registered professional engineer in Texas and has served previously as Chairman of his local section of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, President of the Shreveport Petroleum Data Association, and
Director of the Shreveport Petroleum Map Association. He recently served as Chairman of the Natural Resources Committee for Governor Jindal’s transition team. He also served 3 years as Chairman of the 1000+ member Louisiana Oil and Gas Association (LOGA). He currently serves his university as a member of the LSU Petroleum Engineering Department Industry Advisory Council and as a Board member of Campanile Charities. He has served his state and community as a member on the Louisiana Oi1 Spill Interagency Council and as President of the Bossier Levee Board of Commissioners.
In July 2008, Governor Bobby Jindal appointed Mr. Lasseigne to the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA) board of directors and in July 2010, Mr. Lasseigne was appointed by Governor Jindal to serve a 6-year term on the Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors.