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John Lindsay

John Lindsay

Helmerich & Payne

John Lindsay became president and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Helmerich & Payne (H&P) in 2014. Lindsay began his career with H&P in 1987 as a drilling engineer and was part of the team that created and introduced the first commercial AC drive land rig, the FlexRig3®, that revolutionized the land rig market.

Lindsay has held a variety of positions within H&P from Operations Manager and Executive Vice President to the CEO. He was instrumental in developing “The H&P Way” which has helped the company build on its strong culture, technology and innovation. During his tenure, H&P has acquired four software companies, MOTIVE, MagVAR, Angus Jamieson Consulting (AJC) and DrillScan. These companies create significant synergies when combined with the FlexRig technology.

Lindsay serves on the board of Arcosa Inc., is a member of the University of Tulsa Petroleum Engineering Advisory Board, the Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma Board, the Tulsa Regional Chamber Board of Directors and The Nature Conservancy Oklahoma Chapter Board.

He graduated from the University of Tulsa, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering.


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