Jim Bourbeau, CPL

James R. Bourbeau, CPL (President and Owner) has been actively involved in the land business since 1978. He has worked oil and gas basins throughout the continental United States encompassing 12 years of experience in the Rocky Mountain and Great Plains Regions and 23 years of experience in the Appalachian Region. His accolades include Vice President of the Chippewa Minerals Associates, Inc. in Denver, Colorado, current National Director with the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL), former Chairman of the Legislative/ Regulatory Committee, as well as past President and Treasurer of the Northern Appalachia Landman’s Association (NALA). Jim holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Central Michigan University, a Master’s of Science Degree from Eastern Michigan University, and an additional 20 hours towards a second Master’s Degree in Administration. He is currently an active member of NALA, MAPL, WAPL, and the Michael Late Benedum Chapter (MLBC).

Jim Bourbeau, CPL

Andy Grafton, GIS Manager

Andy managed the Surfside GIS team since December of 2007. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography with a minor in GIS from Clarion University of Pennsylvania. Along with various ESRI certifications, Andy has been the administrator for the most comprehensive Geographic Information System in the Marcellus Shale.


Andy Grafton


Tel: 814-382-2500

11106 State Highway 18

Conneaut Lake, PA 16316

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