OUR FOUNDER

Lonestar Resources, Inc.’s founder, “Dub” Stocker, has a legacy of building and successfully exiting oil and gas assets in the State of Texas.  Dub was a founding investor and limited partner of Stroud Energy, a Fort Worth-based oil and gas company focused on acquisition, exploration, development and production, which was formed in 2001.  Stroud Energy was sold to Range Resources for $465MM in 2006.  Dub then founded Fort Worth Energy and Fort Worth Pipeline Company in 2006, pioneering urban mineral leasing, mineral rights and well site acquisition in the Tier I of Barnett Shale.

After practicing law early in his career, Dub joined Snyder Oil Company as in-house counsel in the early 1980′s.  He later left Snyder along with the Company’s head land man and formed Partners Energy, where he developed primarily oil reserves.  With a softening oil economy in the late eighties, Dub returned to practicing law, becoming recognized as one of the state’s finest corporate litigators, being named as a “Super Lawyer” by Texas Monthly magazine and also recognized by Fort Worth Magazine as one of Tarrant County’s top trial attorneys over a multiple year span.

Dub holds a B.B.A from Abilene Christian University, achieving degrees in Finance and Economics, where he was captain of the football team and also won the NAIA National Championship in 1973.  He holds a J.D. from Texas Tech University, is a member of the State Bar of Texas, a Fellow of The College of the State Bar of Texas, a Life Fellow of the State Bar Foundation, a member of the 5th Circuit Bar Association, is licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States of America.