Desk and Derrick Club

 of Dallas

 "Greater Knowledge 

- Greater Service"

Meeting Information 


Our meetings are held every first Thursday of the month, lunch is served promptly at 12:00 p.m. Reservations must be made by the Tuesday before the meeting at 12:00pm. 

The cost of the meal is $22.00 cash 

or check or $23.00-credit card.

(There are no meetings in July or December)




The meeting will be held at the

Lakeside Square Office Tower

(first floor meeting room)

12377 Merit Drive

Dallas, Texas 75251

November Speaker

Nancy McKaskell

Pitts Oil Company

Nancy McCaskell has over 35 years of experience managing minerals, surface and land work in the oil and gas industry in acquisitions, divestitures and negotiations. Nancy is currently the Executive Vice President of Land with Pitts Oil Company. Previously, Nancy was Director of Land Negotiation for Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc. where she managed large scale asset development and A & D activity. Her experience encompasses many significant basins including the Barnett, Haynesville, Tuscaloosa Marine Shale, Eagle Ford, Permian Basin, San Juan Basin, Fayetteville and Anadarko Basin. At Encana, Nancy managed and participated in multi-billion dollar budgets and over $15 billion lease and mineral acquisitions and divestitures. Prior to Encana, Nancy was the Regional Land Manager at J-W Operating Company and Vice President of Land at Coda Energy, Inc. Throughout her career, Nancy has ensured team collaboration across disciplines and managed and executed multi-rig drilling programs.

Nancy has acted as liaison with state oil and gas associations and regulatory bodies. Among the highlights of her career, Nancy was instrumental in working with the Office of Conservation, State of Louisiana to create new policies allowing for cross unit wells. These policies are now used across basins and vastly improve rates of returns and unit recoveries. Nancy was also chosen to participate as a member of the committee to revise Louisiana statute 30.10.

Nancy is a Certified Petroleum Landman (CPL) and current member of the AAPL. She is currently serving as Assistant Chair of the AAPL’s accreditation committee.