Founder of Magnolia Oil & Gas Operating LLC, Stephen I. Chazen is a businessperson who has been at the head of 8 different companies and holds the position of Chairman for Occidental Petroleum Corp. and Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer of Magnolia Oil & Gas Corp., Chairman. President & Chief Executive Officer at Magnolia Oil & Gas Operating LLC (a subsidiary of Magnolia Oil & Gas Corp.). He is also Member-Leadership Council at The Methodist Hospital and Member of The National Petroleum Council and on the board of 5 other companies.
In his past career Stephen I. Chazen held the position of Chairman of Catalina Island Conservancy, Director at Occidental Petroleum Corp. and President & Chief Executive Officer at Occidental Petroleum Investment Co. (a subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corp.), Laboratory Manager at Northrop Grumman Corp., Laboratory Manager at JSC Federal Credit Union, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer of TPG Pace Energy Holdings Corp., Managing Director-Finance, Mergers & Acquisition at Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., Director-Project Evaluation & Reservoir at Columbia Gas Development Corp., Laboratory Manager at NASA Johnson Space Center and Chairman of American Petroleum Institute, Inc.
He received a doctorate from Michigan State University, a graduate degree from the University of Houston and an undergraduate degree from Rutgers State University of New Jersey.