Robin P. Diedrich was appointed Vice President of Resources in November 2014. He is responsible for the New Venture Capital Program, Corporate Engineering and Technical Development. Mr. Diedrich joined SM Energy in April 2002 as a Senior Geologist with Nance Petroleum, a wholly owned subsidiary in Billings, Montana. He held various leadership positions and was named District Exploration Manager for SM Energy’s Rocky Mountain Region in 2008.
In 2011, he also assumed the responsibilities of the District Business Development Manager, leading a multi-discipline group in new venture and acquisition efforts in Wyoming, North Dakota and Montana. Mr. Diedrich began his career as an Exploration Geologist with Marathon Oil Company in 1981 and gained diverse oil and gas play experience as a Team Leader in the Rockies, the Gulf of Mexico and East Texas. In 1996, he joined The Montana Power Company’s oil and gas division and led the company’s growth efforts in Wyoming’s Green River Basin. Mr. Diedrich has more than 33 years of experience in the petroleum industry.