mike caswell with legendary oilman jOhn w. mecom

mike caswell with legendary oilman jOhn w. mecom

Mike Caswell, P.E.  

Mike Caswell incorporated CasKids Operating (CKO) in 1983 as an oil and natural gas exploration and production company based in Houston.  With over 30 years of experience operating as an Independent in South, Southeast, West Central and Gulf Coast, Caswell oversees a group of geoscientists, engineers and consultants with drilling and well services, engineering and consultancy as major areas of focus.  

Above and beyond production and exploration, Caswell has specialized in raising funds, coordinating contractual agreements with investors, banks and bankruptcy courts and consulting with troubled or bankrupt properties and companies.

Mike is a proud graduate of Texas A&M University and very active in civic and community affairs in Houston, Texas.


Photo Credit: dimnikolov

Photo Credit: dimnikolov

Tom Blankenship

Tom Blankenship has enjoyed a successful career as an independent producer and operator of leased oil and gas properties in Louisiana and Texas.  In addition to providing crucial operational intelligence and engineering expertise on new wells and well workovers, Mr. Blankenship is expert in expediting State-required location permits, vendor bids and on-site production infrastructure.

Mike Caswell and Tom Blankenship have worked together for over 40 years and have extensive, proven success in managing efficiency and cost in the production and exploration of both conventional and unconventional oil and gas plays.  That uninterrupted business relationship creates an advantageous efficiency for our clients at multiple intersections in the process of extracting hydrocarbons.