Garrett Elander



Garrett Elander is the Land Manager at Saddleback Exploration, LLC, a Central Basin Platform focused company formed in 2021 in partnership with Mountain Capital. He began his career in 2007 as a field landman working various counties throughout the Fort Worth Basin until he went in-house with Jetta Operating Company, Inc. in 2011. During his over eight years spent at Jetta, he worked on various projects in his role as a Senior Landman but was primarily focused on the company's assets in the Delaware Basin, both their legacy position and the company’s partnership with Blackstone Energy Partners, named Jetta Permian, LP. Garrett received his Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies with a minor in Business Foundations in 2007 from the University of Texas at Austin. He has been a member of both FWAPL and AAPL since 2008 and earned his Registered Professional Landman designation in 2014. Garrett and his wife, Avery, reside in Fort Worth with their two children, Alice and Clark, and their two dogs, Gillie and Frida.