Don Simpson

Don Simpson

Vice President Business Development

Mr. Simpson has been VP of Business Development/Land for Ursa Resources Group since 2011. Prior to joining Ursa, Don retired from Shell after 25 years of service, where he worked on Business Development Shale projects in the lower 48, 7 years on International projects across the globe, and was over Shell’s Texas Land operations. Mr. Simpson Co-chaired Shell's International Contract Database of Agreements and Best Practices. Don is a Certified Professional Landman in the American Association of Professional Landmen; is a past member and Committee Co-Chair in the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators and was President of the West Houston Association of Professional Landmen. Don graduated with a B.S. in Petroleum Land Management & General Business from Louisiana State University, earned an Executive MBA from the University of Houston and attended the Masters Programme in Mergers and Acquisitions at INSEAD, The Business School for the World located in Foutainebleau, France.

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