Herbert S. Vogel
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Vogel was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of SM Energy, and to the Board of Directors, in November 2020, having previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer since July 2020, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since June 2019, and Executive Vice President-Operations since August 2014. Mr. Vogel joined SM Energy in March 2012 as Senior Vice President-Portfolio Development and Technical Services.
Mr. Vogel has 39 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He joined SM Energy after his retirement from BP (NYSE: BP), where he had most recently served as the President of BP Energy Co. and Regional Business Unit Leader of North American Gas & Power. His previous roles at BP included COO-NGL, Power & Financial Products in Houston, Managing Director Gas Europe & Africa in London, and Sr. VP of the Tangguh LNG Project in Indonesia. Mr. Vogel began his career as a reservoir engineer with ARCO Alaska, Inc., and progressed through a series of positions of increasing responsibility in engineering, operations management, new ventures development, and business unit management at ARCO and BP.
Mr. Vogel currently serves on the Engineering Advisory Council and the Mechanical Engineering Strategic Advisory Board at the University of Colorado at Boulder and the Board of Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver. Mr. Vogel also currently serves on the Boards of the American Exploration and Production Council (AXPC) and the Texas Oil and Gas Association (TXOGA).
BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder
MSE, Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin