Marty received Bachelor of Science degrees in economics and psychology from Texas A&M University in 1989 and a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Texas Tech University School of Law. Since 1998 Marty has held various roles with Occidental Energy Marketing, Nexen Petroleum, and BP America. In 2012 he joined BHP Billiton Petroleum as Senior Manager for Upstream Agreements. As a member of BP’s Gulf of Mexico legal team he provided legal support for the Deepwater Horizon crisis response, was responsible for managing the Macondo Operating Agreement dispute with Anadarko and Mitsui and later served as the senior attorney for the team responsible for implementing the technical and organizational changes called for by BP’s Deepwater Horizon Accident Investigation Report. Since joining BHP in 2012, he has served as Senior Manager of Negotiations and Upstream Agreements for the Gulf of Mexico and in September of 2017 became Head of Upstream Agreements for BHP’s conventional petroleum business. Marty is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators, and the OCS Advisory Board.