About Bastion Ranch Management, LLC

Bastion Ranch Management, LLC was formed in January of 2022 by Jared Atchison to manage oil and gas assets on behalf of land and mineral owners in West Texas. Bastion currently manages oil and gas assets encompassing more than 20,000 acres.

Jared is a landman with more than 11 years of experience working in the oil and gas industry.  He is also President and partner of Arkose Petroleum, LLC, a mineral and royalty acquisition company, and a board member of Ranch Water Resources, LLC, a company providing water to operating companies for drilling and completion operations.

Prior to forming Bastion, Jared began his oil and gas career working for Big Star Oil & Gas, LLC, and oil and gas company operating in the Eastern Midland Basin.  He joined Big Star’s land department in 2011 and was promoted to Land Manager in 2013.  In 2016, Big Star successfully marketed and sold its portfolio to Callon Petroleum for over $300 million.

After Big Star’s sale in 2016, Jared and his business partners formed Arkose Petroleum, LLC, funded by private investment along with personal contributions.  To date, Arkose has completed over $50 million in mineral acquisitions.

Jared received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Management from University of Texas Permian Basin in 2008.  He is a native to West Texas, growing up in Monahans and then moving to Midland in 2005.