Kurt Haaland

Vice President of Engineering and Operations


Kurt Haaland joined NorTex in April 2015 as the Vice President of Engineering and Operations.  Kurt has 36 years of Oil & Gas Industry experience in both Upstream and Midstream business sectors.  Kurt began his career with Arco, which was later acquired by BP.  Kurt gained valuable experience with upstream reservoir management in Alaska on the world class Prudhoe Bay and Kuparuk reservoirs.  He later managed major facilities projects in Alaska, deep water Gulf of Mexico and numerous international locations.  Kurt has experience in international new business ventures and acquisition evaluations.

Prior to joining Nortex, Kurt worked for Chesapeake Midstream in San Antonio managing field gathering, compression, and pipeline projects in the Eagle Ford Shale area of Texas.  Most recently Kurt established and managed the NGL Engineering group at DCP Midstream.  This organization provided engineering support and new construction for 4 NGL pipelines (500,000 bpd of natural gas liquids), NGL storage facilities in Michigan and propane storage facilities on the east coast.

Kurt has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana.