Stephen E. Ralph

Steve joined the EdgeMarc team in September 2016. He is a Petroleum Engineer, Geologist, and Attorney who has over 35 years’ experience managing day to day production, drilling and completion operations, as well as addressing all aspects of land, legal, and regulatory compliance matters.

As Keating Energy’s Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel, he spearheaded Keating Energy’s Texas operations from an oil and gas startup to a successful operating company focused on production acquisitions, exploration, and development. As the non-operated asset manager for Eclipse Resources, Steve managed the joint development of Utica Shale projects with various industry partners throughout Southeastern Ohio. Steve is a licensed Attorney, a Registered Professional Geologist, and holds a Juris Doctor from Duquesne University School of Law, a Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering, and a Bachelor of Science in Geology both from the University of Pittsburgh.