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Focused on Operational Excellence and Disciplined Investment

Our Mission


Alta Mesa’s mission is to maximize the profitability of its assets in a safe and environmentally sound manner.

Our Vision


Alta Mesa’s vision is to be an enduring enterprise engaged in finding and developing energy resources. Our vision guides every aspect of our business by describing what we need to accomplish in order to achieve operational excellence and disciplined investment.

  • People

    We look to provide a great place to for our people to contribute and grow, where our team members are inspired to be the best they can be.

  • Portfolio

    We strive to sustain and expand a portfolio of STACK resources as we de-risk, delineate, and develop a process of continuous multi-discipline learning and operational improvement.

  • Partners

    We desire a winning network of industry partners and suppliers that jointly create mutual and enduring value.

  • Productivity

    We want to foster a highly effective, lean and fast-moving organization, embracing the best technology and incorporating best practices in their respective fields.

  • Profitability

    We seek to maximize long-term value for our financial stakeholders, so that we can sustain the contributions we make to our fellow man.

Our Values


Our values are a compass for our actions and describe how we behave in the world. As an energy company we set high standards of performance and ethical behavior, and we are judged by how we act. Our reputation is upheld by how we live up to our core values of integrity, innovation, teamwork, accountability and stewardship. We commit to these values to guide our decisions and our behavior:

  • Integrity

    We employ the highest ethical standards, demonstrating honesty and fairness in every action that we take.

  • Innovation

    We are to remain dynamic as we anticipate change and capitalize on the many opportunities that arise. We resolve to be creative, take prudent risks, be flexible and work to stay on the cutting edge. Innovation will allow us to achieve excellence.

  • Teamwork

    We promote and support a multi-disciplined, yet unified, team. We work together to meet our common goals. Our employees will possess professional competence and have broad experience in their field.

  • Accountability

    We accept our individual and team responsibilities and we meet our commitments. We take responsibility for our performance in all of our decisions and actions. We challenge each other with the tough questions that allow us to discover “will this project work or not?”

  • Stewardship

    We are stewards of God’s creation and gifts. We particularly recognize the need to develop our minds, enrich our spirits and manage our time and physical resources.