Providing Our Clients Efficient And Customized Land Services
About DLC

DLC began as a service-minded company with a strong belief in the use of technology as a way to maximize our effort and increase value to our clients. We’ve grown into a full service land company, with brokers working throughout the mid-continent region. We have settled over 500 well locations, leased many thousands of acres, and permitted hundreds of miles of pipeline and utility ROW.

Management Team

Chris Whipple, President

Chris Whipple has worked in every aspect as a Professional Landman since 1995. He has worked both as an in-house Landman for a major oil & gas company, and as an Independent Broker, giving him a unique insight to the business. His well-roundedness in the business allows him to efficiently and effectively manage while always being hands on.  Chris is a very devoted husband to his wife Julie and father to his two girls, Stella and Evi.  Mr. Whipple endorses moral values and promotes strong work ethic to his teams of brokers.  He is a member of the OCAPL, AAPL and IRWA.

Andy Means, Project Manager

Andy Means grew up around the oil & gas business and experienced firsthand the highs and lows of the boom/bust of the early eighties. In addition to a strong knowledge of title and contract law, he is a professional in the business of sales and negotiating and teaches his teams to be exceptional communicators. He is a proud husband and father of two daughters, currently attending Oklahoma State University. He is a member of the OCAPL and the AAPL.

Travis Barrett, Operations

Travis was born and raised in a small farming community in southwest Oklahoma. After college he began a career in the financial services industry and served as a Vice President for a number of the nations largest financial corporations for almost 12 years. In 2008 he joined DLC and his experience, leadership and management skills have contributed to the growth and success of the company through a strong focus on relationship building. He is a member of the OCAPL.

Charlie Kusiak, Landman

Charlie Kusiak grew up in the oilfield. As a kid, his dad would take him when he traveled the state as a mud engineer; it is no surprise that he ended up working in the oilfield. A graduate of OU, Charlie has been a Landman since 2001. He has experience checking title, settling surface damages, and negotiating mineral leases. In his free time, Charlie enjoys hunting and fishing, and attending many OU sporting events.