Senior Vice President & General Counsel

Billy Hannes

Billy directs the land, legal and business development efforts for Alchemist. His entire career has been spent practicing oil and gas law both in private practice and for privately held oil and gas companies.

Prior to joining Alchemist, Billy served as EVP & General Counsel for PCORE Exploration & Production I & II, private oil and gas Permian operators, where he led PCORE’s legal and land efforts. Before PCORE, Billy practiced law at the international law firm, Norton Rose Fulbright, where he focused on oil and gas transactions with an emphasis on the acquisition and divestiture of oil and gas producing properties, which includes over $2 billion in closed deals.

Billy earned his BS in Political Science from Texas A&M University in 2004 and his JD from South Texas College of Law in 2007.