KATHLEEN A. HOGENSON
President & CEO
Zone Energy, LLC
With over 30 years experience, former AACC Board Member Kathleen Hogenson is a leader and skilled engineer in the oil and gas industry. She is the President & CEO of Zone Energy, LLC, a Kayne Anderson backed company she founded in 2009. Zone is an upstream operating company focused on acquiring and improving US onshore based oil and gas properties through technology and streamlined operations. Prior to Zone, she was President & CEO of Santos USA Corp and Santos Americas & Europe for six years. In her thirties, Kathy was Global Vice President of Technology and Global Reserve Chief at Unocal, an industry leader in drilling wells. Previous to Unocal, she served as Engineering Manager at Maxus Ecuador for five years.
Kathy has contributed her time and talent to numerous technical societies: American Association of Petroleum Geologists (member), Society of Exploration Geophysicists (trustee and member), and Society of Petroleum Engineers (member and past treasurer). She is a member of Women Corporate Directors, National Association of Corporate Directors, Women’s Global Leadership Conference Advisory Board, and the World Presidents’ Organization. She serves on the boards of Samsung Oil & Gas USA Corp, Parallel Petroleum LLC, and Petrofac Ltd.
Kathy is an alumnus and enthusiastic supporter of The Ohio State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering. Kathy grew up in Grosse Pointe, Michigan.