Vice President, Permian Affairs
Susan Spratlen has served as a Vice President of Pioneer Natural Resources in various capacities since 1999. In 2014, she was named Vice President, Permian Affairs, a position created in response to the strategic significance of Permian Basin operations to Pioneer and its commitment to Permian communities and employees.
Based in Midland, Texas, Spratlen engages with community leaders and industry partners working toward building stronger local communities in order to foster the world-class business and social environments that are critical to supporting the Permian Basin’s rapid growth and position as the leading U.S. oil and gas resource.
Spratlen serves on the Management Committee of the Permian Strategic Partnership, the Board of Directors and the executive committee of the Permian Basin Petroleum Association, the Board of Directors of the Midland Chamber of Commerce, and the Board of Directors of the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum. She is a member of the business steering committee for the University of Texas Permian Basin.
Spratlen joined Pioneer’s predecessor company, Parker & Parsley Petroleum Company, in 1990. Prior to that, she worked for KPMG.
Spratlen graduated Summa Cum Laude from Angelo State University and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. She is a certified public accountant.