D CEO: The Most Powerful Business Leaders in Dallas-Ft. Worth 2017

Despite growing up wealthy in New Mexico, George Yates learned early on from his dad that he would have to work hard and take chances. He lives that philosophy today, steering Heyco’s exploration initiatives both near (East Texas, New Mexico, Wyoming) and far (Spain,...

D Magazine: Meet the CEO: George Yates

A third-generation oilman, HEYCO Energy Group CEO George Yates, 68, credits technological advancements in drilling for creating opportunities previously unimaginable. His early exploration days began in the late 1960s in the western part of the Permian Basin called...

Bloomberg: Foreign Frackers Now Find Comfort in Water-Hungry Spain

A few years ago, fracking in Spain seemed as likely as bullfighting in Britain. These days, energy companies from Texas, Canada and Ireland are going after exploration and drilling permits in hopes of capitalizing on geology that indicates Spain has a sizable chunk of...