Preston Smith has joined Argent Mineral Management as a mineral manager. Smith will be based in Shreveport and focus on mineral wealth, contract negotiation, oil and gas accounting and asset evaluation.
Smith has 13 years of experience in petroleum land work across Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, North Dakota, New Mexico, Wyoming, Montana and Colorado. Most recently, working for Hunter Energy as an in-house landman consultant for Chesapeake Energy.
Smith received his Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Louisiana Tech University. He also earned his Certified Professional Landman certification from American Association of Professional Landmen. He currently serves as vice president of Ark-La-Tex Association of Professional Landmen.