Clayton W. Williams, Jr., founded Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. and has been its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since September 1991. Mr. Williams served as President at Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. from September 1991 to March 2015.
Mr. Williams serves as the President of SWR VPP, LLC. Mr. Williams has been the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Clayton Williams Energy Inc. since May 1993. Along with the oil and gas business, Mr. Williams has been involved in a broad spectrum of other business enterprises, including gas pipeline operations, ranching, real estate development and management, banking and telecommunications.
In 1987, when he sold the assets of Clajon, a company he founded, it was one of the largest privately owned gas pipeline companies in Texas.
Since May 2004, he has been the Chairman and a Director of Southwest Royalties, Inc. - Managing General Partner of Southwest Royalties Institutional Income Fund VIII B LP since May 2004. He has been a Director of Clayton Williams Energy, Inc. (CWEI) since September 1991. Mr. Williams received a B.S. degree from Texas A & M University