Richard Winchester is a founder and currently serves as EVP of Land for VTX Energy Partners, LLC, with over 32 years of experience in various land and business development roles.  Richard served as EVP of Land for ATX Energy Partners, LLC from August 2017 through December 2021.  Prior to joining ATX, Richard spent over 12 years at Hilcorp Energy Company in roles of increasing responsibility, including Sr. Business Development Manager, Land Manager of Texas and Northeast US, Land Manager of New Ventures, and Division Landman.  The majority of Richard’s prior experience came through Devon Energy and Conoco, where he provided land and commercial expertise for exploration and asset teams in south Texas, the Texas Gulf Coast, and the Permian Basin of west Texas and southeast New Mexico.

Richard earned his bachelor degree in Petroleum Land Management and MBA from the University of Oklahoma.