Oil and Gas
Exploration, Production and Consulting

Newburgh, Indiana • 812-858-3146

Howard A. Nevins

President / Geologist

Howard A. Nevins was president of Trey Exploration, Inc. since it was incorporated in 1987 through 2017. Mr. Nevins has a B.S. degree in geology from Western Michigan University, with numerous hours towards a Masters in Business Administration. He has owned and operated a number of successful businesses in varied segments of the economy (American Enviro-Services, Inc., Midwest Custom Chemicals, Inc., Quality Environmental Laboratories, LLC,  Anodyne Plastics and International Treatment Chemicals).

Howard was previously special projects and development geologist for Ashland Petroleum (Marathon-Ashland) for the Central United States. He has extensive exploration and production experience throughout the U.S. and several other countries. Exploration experience includes seismic confirmation of subsurface anomalies, satellite imagery, soil gas geochemistry, fracture studies, and subsurface interpretations.

Howard holds a number of professional certifications and associations memberships, including:
  • Distinguished Alumni Award “Geosciences”- Western Michigan University 2010
  • Certified Professional Geologist, Indiana #578
  • Certified Professional Geologist, Kentucky #337
  • Registered Professional Geologist, Tennessee #4718
  • Licensed Professional Geologist, Illinois #196-000374
  • President – Indiana Oil and Gas Association (2006-2008)
  • Board of Directors – Independent Oil Producers of America
  • Past Chairman – American Petroleum Institute, Illinois Basin Chapter (Meritorious Service Award)
  • Past Chairman – Society of Petroleum Engineers, Illinois Basin Chapter
  • Past President – Indiana Kentucky Geological Society
  • Kentucky Colonel – Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • U.S. Energy Systems – Former COO focusing on: gas to electricity, biomass to electricity, and geothermal projects with operations in Sweden, Canada, and U.S.,
  • Redevelopment Commission of Warrick County, Indiana (2006-2013)
  • Executive Committee – Economic Development Coalition of S.W. Indiana.
  • Member of the Nature Conservancy
  • Board Member – Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission
  • Board of Directors – Boys and Girls Club