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Reed Cagle

Colorado Springs, CO


Reed Cagle was born in 1962 in Clarksville, Texas, and grew up there. Mr. Cagle and his wife, Donna, have been married for over 30 years. From 1999 to 2017, they lived in Colorado Springs, Colorado with their son before returning to Plano, Texas in 2018. Reed Cagle has worked in various aspects of the energy industry for the past 35 years.

Reed Cagle began his career with Kinlaw Oil Corporation in 1986 as an associate. He left in 1996 to help establish a small independent energy firm in Dallas, Texas. Reed Cagle founded Heartland Energy, Inc. in 1997, which later became HEI, and served as President and Chief Executive Officer. Taking direction from joint venture partners, he hired operators, drilling contractors, geophysicists, engineers, service companies, and a wide range of energy professionals. Reed Cagle entered the drilling service industry in 2006, financing and building a 2000 horsepower drilling rig capable of drilling depths of up to 20,000 feet.

Mr. Cagle began working in the mining industry in the United States and South America in 2011. He purchased a mining concession in Oregon, which yielded over 89,000 ounces of gold. He was involved in the funding and day-to-day operations of a copper and gold processing plant in Copiapo, Chile. As a result of his mining work, he developed a proprietary process for removing and neutralizing toxic material from liquids while recovering precious metals. This technology is being used in Copiapo and has potential applications in the mining sector around the world.

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