Michael W. Woodward

Vice President, Business Development


Michael joined Meritage as Director of Business Development in 2013 through the acquisition of Thunder Creek Gas Services before being named Vice President in 2014. His four-person team has commercial responsibility for growing the company’s Powder River Basin rich gas, NGL, CBM and oil infrastructure assets, while also pursuing A&D and greenfield opportunities in the PRB and other Rocky Mountain basins.  

Michael joined Thunder Creek in 2011 and served as a business development representative and then manager with a focus on optimizing the existing PRB CBM business and expanding into the developing rich gas play. Prior to joining Thunder Creek, Michael served in various roles with increasing responsibility in financial reporting and marketing at Bill Barrett Corporation (2007-2011), an exploration and production company with assets at the time in the PRB, Piceance and Uinta basins. He began his career with exploration and production company Petro-Canada in 2004 and was responsible for revenue, production and gas marketing accounting for the company’s PRB and DJ basin oil and gas assets.

Michael received his Bachelor of Science degree with honors in finance from the University of Wyoming in 2004 and is a certified management accountant.