Joe O’Rourke

Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Select Sands

W. Joe O’Rourke has served Select Sands Corporation since March of 2019. After earning his BA in Government from The University of Texas at Austin in 1995, Mr. O’Rourke began his professional career serving as a Legislative Aide to Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX 12thDistrict) on Capitol Hill where he handled oil & gas and public lands policy for Congresswoman Granger. In 2000, Mr. O’Rourke returned to Texas entering the private sector where he has consulted, managed, and directed strategic sales projects for various companies he has served. Mr. O’Rourke grew up around conventional oil wells – he’s 3rd generation in oil & gas upstream; the grandson of a Texas petroleum landman, and the son of a successful independent oilman in the gulf coast, mostly Texas and Louisiana. A native Houstonian, Mr. O’Rourke is the President of the Irish Society of Houston which holds its annual St. Patrick’s Dinner at The Petroleum Club of Houston. He is a royalty owner, and most recently completed a certificate this October in Financial Management from Cornell University. Along with his wife and two school-aged children, he resides in Houston, TX.

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