Aaron Byrd is Vice President of Operations at Tap Rock Resources, LLC. Prior to Tap Rock, Aaron held the positions of Completions Manager and Senior Staff Drilling Engineer at Matador Resources (NYSE: MTDR) where he drilled over 85 horizontal wells and managed the completions of over 40 horizontal wells in the Delaware Basin and Eagle Ford Shale. Because of his experience in drilling over 250 wells in 4 different basins and his expertise in extended-reach wells, high-pressure/high-temperature (HPHT) environments, and pad/batch-drilling techniques, Aaron became a senior advisor to the drilling department. Prior to Matador, Aaron was solely responsible for two drilling rigs in the Barnett Shale as a Drilling Engineer for Legend Natural Gas and he started his career in the Haynesville Shale as a drilling engineer for Encana Oil and Gas. Aaron earned his Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from The University of Texas in 2005. Aaron is a member the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the American Association of Drilling Engineers.