2600 Dallas Parkway, Suite 400
Frisco, TX 75034


Torrent Oil LLC is an independent oil and natural gas company based in Frisco, Texas. Our work is centered around our strategy to reinvigorate assets with new technologies, new people and an entrepreneurial spirit. We are committed to being responsible in our efforts in producing oil and gas. This includes the safety of not only our employees, but also the people and environment that surround us.

Our Mission:

Value creation through the acquisition and exploitation of challenging, mature, legacy properties.

Area of Operations

Torrent Oil is centered around exploitation, development and production of oil & gas. Our area of operations is primarily focused within the Gulf Coast region. The organization is intimately knowledgeable and possesses a deep understanding of how to create opportunities for incremental present and future growth.


We are proud to provide a positive and exciting presence within the energy sector.

Lance Taylor

President & CEO

A fifth-generation oilman and a West Texas native, Lance graduated from Texas Tech University in 1999 with a BS in Petroleum Engineering. He has spent his entire career in the oil and gas industry, building a wide skill set with experience in Mid-Continent, Central Texas, Rockies, Gulf Coast, North Louisiana, and West Texas. Lance’s diverse engineering background was groomed at prestigious companies such as Anadarko Petroleum, Merit Energy, Pioneer Natural Resources, Denbury Resources, & Eagle Oil & Gas Co. Lance founded Permian Basin focused Steward Energy and Steward Energy II as his vast experience in all facets of operations is well-suited for organizations with startup and development projects. Lance serves as President and CEO for both Steward Energy II and Torrent Oil.



Bill McMann

Executive Vice President

Bill graduated from West Virginia University in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering and later earned his MBA in 1996 from Oklahoma State University. He has worked oil and gas basins in the Gulf of Mexico, California, Mississippi, Texas & Louisiana Gulf Coasts, South Texas EagleFord, West Texas Delaware as well as West Texas Conventional and CO2 Enhanced Recovery. Prior to Steward Energy II, Bill’s experience came through a variety of Operations positions at Amerada Hess, Vintage Petroleum, Denbury Resources, Wagner Oil & Matador Resources. Throughout his career, Bill has been involved in new venture management and by virtue of that understands the needs of a growing organization. Bill serves as Executive Vice President for both Steward Energy II and Torrent Oil.




Scott Stedman

Senior Vice President

Scott graduated from Texas Tech University with a BS degree in Petroleum Engineering in 1998. He has worked as an operations engineer for companies such as ExxonMobil, Merit Energy, Cisco Energy, and Brigadier Energy in basins across the Lower 48. Scott has a unique combination of analytical, business, and communication skills that he uses to unite multiple departments to create value for the company. Scott serves as Senior Vice President for both Steward Energy II and Torrent Oil.