The core management team's experience covers a broad range of areas within oil and gas including international exploration, unconventional shale development and exploitation, reservoir engineering, auditing, and finance. Apart from the core team, Honeyguide engages with a team of expert consultants on a deal by deal basis to keep expenses at a minimum and provide maximum return to our limited partners.
A proven oil and gas professional with over a decade of experience as a geoscientist and engineer. Shibu started his career in the Fort Worth Basin working the unconventional Barnett Shale play. For the last half of his career he was a global technical consultant for Halliburton’s Consulting service line, advising IOC’s and NOC’s worldwide for evaluation of their unconventional shale plays in the USA, West Texas, Japan, The Netherlands, France, and Australia. Of these years, he spent two years in Kuwait co-managing an exploration team, with significant success.
Shibu holds a BS in Petroleum Geosystems Engineering & Hydrogeology from The University of Texas – Austin, an MS in Subsurface Geosciences from Rice University, and an MBA from INSEAD.
"With ever-increasing global demand of petroleum, investing in oil can bring a robust return, provided you have the right team in place."
A proven oil and gas professional with over forty years of experience most recent of which was the CEO of a $100MM oil & gas investment group. Don has led a career in oil & gas acquisitions and divestitures from positions within the banking environment to founding his own acquisition firm to various other executive positions. Highlights include being personally hired by Mellon Bank to run Flynn Energy Corp through a liquidating Chapter 11 bankruptcy, acquisitions and divestitures involving 600+ wells with Natural Gas Futures LLC, and building a Houston office for a Mexico City based investment group.
Don holds a BS in both Geology and Petroleum Engineering from West Virginia University, and an MBA with Finance Concentration from the University of Louisiana – Lafayette.
"There are only a few times during my decades-long career where good oil investment opportunities have been as available as they are right now."
" We believe that retail investors should have frictionless access to oil and gas investments and have not only a talented but also a trusted team to manage their oil and gas investment portfolio."
— Shibu Mathukutty, Principal of Honeyguide Energy Partners
Strategic Advisory Board
Our Strategic Advisory Board consists of experienced individuals within the oil and gas industry. It includes a former Executive Vice President of Finance of an oil company, Energy investment bankers, Managing Directors and former Commercial Directors of other oil and gas funds and non-industry private equity funds, and technical experts with over 40 years of experience in oil and gas asset acquisition and divestitures.