The Navajo Nation Oil and Gas Company (NNOGC) is seeking three (3) qualified individuals to serve on its Board of Directors, two (2) of whom are required to be enrolled members of the Navajo Nation and one (1) a non-Navajo experienced in the oil and gas industry. NNOGC is a wholly Navajo Nation owned for-profit corporation chartered under the Indian Reorganization Act engaged in oil and gas exploration and production, pipeline transportation and retail services.
Minimum qualifications are that each Board member have substantial knowledge, understanding and competency in the oil and gas industry and at least a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning. Navajo Nation public officials, and commissioners or directors or their equivalent of other Navajo owned entities, are ineligible, as are employees of federal, state, county, municipal or other governments, including the Navajo Nation each Board member will serve a fixed (3) three-year term established by the Nominations Committee. All candidates for nomination are required to submit to due diligence and must give their advance written consent for a background check.
About Navajo Nation Oil and Gas Company
Navajo Nation Oil and Gas Company (the “Company” and “NNOGC”), a federally chartered corporation, is a wholly owned company of the Navajo Nation that “is and shall be considered an instrumentality of the Navajo Nation entitled to all of the privileges and immunities of the Navajo Nation.” Originally incorporated in May 1994 as a Navajo Nation corporation, the Company was issued a Federal Charter of Incorporation in December 1997, which was ratified by the Navajo Nation Council in February 1998.
The Company has diversified operations in all aspects of the oil and gas industry, with presence in the upstream, midstream, and downstream sectors of the industry. The Company’s core activities include:
• Exploration, development, and production of oil and gas properties in the United States, primarily in the Greater Aneth Field in Utah,
• Transportation of crude oil and gas,
• Wholesale of refined fuel products,
• Management and operation of convenience stores and service stations.
The Company is authorized to conduct activities in all phases of the oil and gas industry, either within or outside of the jurisdiction of the Navajo Nation.