After attending the University of Texas, Mr. House began his career as a Landman in 1976 as an independent landman. He has worked all phases of land work from examining complex title issues, acquiring oil and gas leases, curing title, and acquisition due diligence. Since 1976, he has been a member of both the Permian Basin Landmen’s Association and the American Association of Professional Landmen, and received his CPL designation in 1986. He has served on the PBLA Board for 7 years, as a Director, Treasurer, First Vice President, President, and Immediate Past President, as well as chairing the By-Laws Revision Committee.
He has been married to Ellen for over 36 years, and is the father of 28-year old Jeff, a member of both PBLA and AAPL, and 17-year old, James.