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Clint Barefoot
Clint Barefoot
Director, Commercial Strategy

Clint Barefoot

Director, Commercial Strategy

Clint is Validere’s Director, Commercial Strategy. He leads our Solutions Engineering team which specializes in helping our clients understand how Validere solutions can help them meet their strategic objectives and overcome challenges along the way.

Clint’s diverse career has specialized in combining scientific principles  with emerging technology for multiple successful startup companies.  He has spent most of his 20 year career helping energy companies become more efficient through technology and getting more out big data available from both public and proprietary sources.

Clint’s additional experience  working with an E&P company and his own energy property acquisition company helps his understanding of how to use big data and technology to help de-risk decisions.  

Outside of work, Clint enjoys exploring the hill country and spending time on the soccer fields with his two daughters


Former Head of Product and Sales; Current Strategic Advisor
Mineral Answers

Former Senior Director of Consulting and Technical Sales

Owner, Energy Property Company
Nonop Investments

Chesapeake Energy

Master’s, Geology & Bachelor’s,  Business
Oklahoma State University


Energy Tech Innovation
SaaS Business Models
Marketplace Dynamics
Big Data Analytics
Energy Transition & ESG
Property Valuation


AAPG ACE, Co-Author Utilizing Multivariate Statistics to Develop a Graded Acreage Model in the Eagleford
Forbes, AuthorWhen Investing in U.S. Unconventional Oil and Gas Drillers, Consider the Tortoises


SEG The Niobrara Shale Formation, From Idea to Action in 10 Minutes

AAPG Mid-Con Area Type Curve Analysis for the SCOOP and STACKs

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