Enocre Energy - Explore, Produce, Operate
Enocre Energy - Explore, Produce, Operate


Steve S. Stengell, President and Chief Executive Officer

Steve Stengell is President CEO of Encore Energy, Inc. and specializes in oil and gas lease acquisition, production acquisitions / divestitures and the Utica Shale play of Eastern Ohio. 
Encore has facilitated multiple transactions with major Utica Shale operator(s). Encore currently represents over 20,000 acres of the Utica Shale as well as producing properties and large acreage positions in Central and SE Ohio.

As the former President CEO of publicly traded E & P Company with 50+ employees, Allied Operating TX and OK, audited financial statements and $27 million in revenue, Mr. Stengell served as an operator in Texas and Oklahoma. Mr. Stengell is responsible for supervising horizontal discoveries in the Georgetown Buda and Woodbine Sand of Texas.  Mr. Stengell facilitated the placement of $50 million of private capital in properties throughout the US.  Mr. Stengell has extensive investor relations and SEC compliance experience for private, public investors and the NASD broker dealer community. 

Mr. Stengell was the recipient of the Bowling Green "2010 Business of the Year" Community Impact Award and 

completed both the 2004 IPAA Harvard Executive Management Program and the 2006 Texas A & M Petroleum Engineering "Reserves and Valuation" Graduate Certificate Program.

The American Oil and Gas Reporter magazine has released a feature article about Encore Energy, Inc. and Steve Stengell's industry experience,www.aogr.com/index.php/magazine/editorschoice/experienced-executives-form-new-companies-to-find-oil-liquids

Mr. Stengell participated as an expert speaker at the 2013 Utica Shale Congress in Columbus, Ohio.

Mr. Stengell holds a bachelor degree in Corporate Finance from the University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business and Economics and an MBA Western Kentucky University Gordon Ford College of Business. 

Mr. Stengell resides in Bowling Green, Kentucky with his wife, daughter and they are expecting a new member of their family this October.


Joe M. Turner, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Turner previously was the Vice President of Operations of a publicly traded oil and natural gas company and has over eight years of experience in management with oil and gas related companies. Mr. Turner was responsible for the management and coordination of the day-to-day operations, both within the home office and field.

At Encore Energy, Mr. Turner is responsible for the day-to-day operations, including, but not limited to developing relationships with drilling contractors and oil field companies that Encore will utilize when drilling, completing, and producing wells. He also coordinates project development in the areas of strategic planning, economic analysis, lease acquisition and marketing.

Mr. Turner has over 20 years of experience in business development and management along with 10 years of investment and compliance related service with major brokerage firms. Mr. Turner is a graduate of Western Kentucky University and the University of Kentucky with degrees in Business Management and Mining Technology and has held various securities licenses including the FINRA series 7, 24 and 63. He is also an associate member of the American Association of Professional Landmen (AAPL).


Joseph Hooper, Vice President - Business Development

Joseph has worked in the securities industry for most of his adult life having held Series 3,7,22 and 63 securities licenses resulting in diverse experience trading stocks, bonds, options and futures, raising capital for real estate mezzanine financing, oil and gas exploration, salt water disposal facilities and technology companies in medical I.T. and social media.

He is a partner in a medical clinic in North Carolina. He has accessed private capital via sales of and participation in private placements, limited partnerships, direct participation programs and other investment related structures. Mr. Hooper has served as an independent contractor for various projects and consulted with both public and private companies regarding strategies to access capital, enhance investor returns and expand existing client bases. He regularly attends investment conferences in the U.S. and abroad and has served as a trusted advisor for high income / high net worth clients throughout his career.

While with Source Capital Group, Inc., Mr. Hooper assisted in the development of a series of Opportunity Funds beginning in late 2008 and continuing at present. Mr. Hooper is utilizing the knowledge and contacts gained in the development of the aforementioned Funds to establish, operate and support funds in the funds in the mortgage industry.

Joseph holds a black belt in Karate studying the disciplines of Goju-Shorei. He is an expert in weapons and other hand to hand combat and teaches this art here in Bowling Green. At 55 years of age, he still competes in the regional tournaments.

Bill Moore - Director of Investor Relations

Bill has spent the last ten years working with companies developing outstanding client relations involving investment groups, private equity investors, wealth managers, group advisors, accountants, and attorneys.  He has held a series 22, and 63 license.

Bringing a more "comfortable and involved" atmosphere to the investor has been his goal from the start.  Bill started out in the early 2000's in the precious metals market as a Client Relations Manager with a Texas based company, there he serviced all senior accounts.  After the gold and platinum boom he became involved in oil and gas partnering up with broker dealers, and both private and publicly held companies.  Always optimistic of the nearing oil boom in the south eastern USA Bill has resided in Bowling Green, KY to pursue helping his partners become successful along side of a great company like Encore Energy.  Bill has managed millions of dollars for the top 1% of investors in the USA and plans on continuing with his philosophy "the partners come first".

Bill and his family are highly active in the local community donating their spare time to youth sports programs, recreations, charities, and church groups.

Alma Tabor - Director of Administration

Ms. Tabor is an integral part of Encore's business operations and provides support to management in all areas of accounting, legal, land, graphic design and prospect development.  Ms. Tabor's involvement with the company's partnership revenue distribution, tax reporting, regulatory compliance and operations reporting is critical in providing transparency and a clear channel of communication to shareholders and investor partners.

Ms. Tabor holds a bachelor degree of science in Industrial Technology with the Option in Graphic Communications and an associate degree in Technical Illustration from Western Kentucky University.  She also graduated from Bowling Green Vo-Tech in CAD Drafting.