John Schulte serves as in-house counsel and is responsible for leading Escondido’s Land and Regulatory Departments. Prior to joining Escondido Resources II, John worked as an attorney at Watt Beckworth Thompson & Henneman, LLP, focusing his practice on oil and gas transactions. John began his career in oil and gas working as an independent landman in numerous counties throughout Texas and later exclusively in South Texas working on projects in the Eagle Ford.
John grew up in Houston and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin. John holds a Juris Doctor from St. Mary’s University School of Law and is licensed to practice law in Texas. He is a member of numerous organizations including the Oil, Gas, and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, the Houston Bar Association, the American Association of Professional Landmen, and the Houston Association of Professional Landmen.