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OUR TEAM
BENJAMIN J. WARING, JD, CPL
FOUNDER, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
 
Ben Waring established Arpent Energy in 2003 after 40 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry as an independent Landman, both onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, he has provided a variety of consulting services to hundreds of companies, primarily active in the Gulf of Mexico’s Outer Continental Shelf.  

WILLIAM W. WARING III, JD, LLM
VICE PRESIDENT
 
Will Waring has served as Vice President of Development since 2011 and is primarily responsible for the acquisition and divestiture of various assets within the Mid-Continent and Southern Regions. He is a New Orleans native and has over 10 years’ experience in the industry, both onshore and offshore.

CHARLES M. MILLER, MBA
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
 
Charlie Miller has served as the Chief Technology Officer for Arpent and the organization’s offshore component since 2000. He has extensive experience in the oil and gas industry as both a production and land analyst, primarily focused in the Gulf of Mexico’s Outer Continental Shelf.  Charlie is a New Orleans native and boasts over 20 years’ experience in the industry. 

​​JANEL R. BREAUX
LAND MANAGER 
 
Ms. Breaux is a New Orleans native, and has been with the company for over 14 years, she is solely responsible for production analysis and for the ongoing maintenance of the company’s onshore assets. She works closely with Mrs. Sharaf in assisting senior staff in administrative land and legal work.  

THERESA F. SHARAF
LAND ANALYST
   
Mrs. Sharaf has been with Arpent for over 6 years. She and Ms. Breaux are jointly responsible for the ongoing analysis and maintenance of the company’s onshore assets. Mrs. Sharaf is a New Orleans native and has nearly 8 years’ experience in the industry in a variety of capacities.

NICOLE E. MILLER
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
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Mrs. Miller is the executive assistant and office manager for Arpent Energy. She is a New Orleans native with over 15 years’ experience in the industry. She also has experience managing multiple projects in the Gulf of Mexico, assisting and providing support for all interoffice departments.