Joe Dumesnil

Managing Director of Geoscience and New Ventures

Joe has 20 years of experience in the petroleum industry, nine of which were with Halliburton Company in technology implementation for achieving economic success in wells globally. Joe screens and values investment opportunities for Overland and works to optimize their portfolio. Overland focuses on upstream asset classes with an emphasis on minerals and royalties but regularly entertains other opportunities throughout the value chain in the broader energy sector. Joe has an undergraduate B.A. in Geology from Denison University, an M.Sc. in Mineral Economics from Colorado School of Mines, and an M.Sc. in Petroleum Business Management from Institut Francais du Petrol.  He serves on the boards of the Energy Tech Hub, Society of Petroleum Engineers, Denver Earth Resources Library, and the Mines Alumni Entrepreneurship and Innovation Interest Group.  Joe also holds accreditation as a Certified Petroleum Geologist.


  • B.A. Geology, Denison University
  • M.Sc., Mineral Economics, Colorado School of Mines
  • M.Sc., Petroleum Business Management, Institut Francais du Petrol