Ken Hendricks has a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology (Montana Tech), and has over 30 ears experience in the upstream petroleum industry, both domestic and international. This experience includes CO2-EOR, secondary recovery operations, heavy oil development and conventional oil and natural gas operations. 

Ken retired retired from Anadarko Petroleum after working roughly 13 years on their CO2/EOR projects in the Salt Creek and Monell fields.

Ken was appointed to the the Wyoming Oil and Gas Commission by former Governor Matt Mead in 2018.  He and his family have lived in Wyoming since 1998.