George S. Dotson – Chairman

George S. Dotson has served on the Board since 1988 and was elected Chairman in 2011. Until his retirement in 2006, Mr. Dotson was a Director of Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (“H&P”). Previously he was Vice President, Drilling of H&P and President of Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of H&P. H&P is engaged in domestic and international contract drilling and other activities.

Jack E. Golden

Jack E. Golden has served on the Board since 2009. Until his retirement in 2005, Mr. Golden was employed by British Petroleum (“BP”) where he served in various executive capacities including Group Vice President. As Group Vice President, he directed significant portions of BP’s global exploration and production operations. He is currently managing partner of Edgewater Energy LLC.  Golden also serves as a director of Cobalt International, a publicly-traded exploration and production company and as a director of two private exploration and production companies:  Edgemarc Energy LLC and Sand Hill Petroleum.

Hans Helmerich

Hans Helmerich has served on the Board since 1989. Mr. Helmerich is Chairman of H&P and until 2014 had served as that company’s CEO for 25 years. H&P is engaged in domestic and international contract drilling and other activities.

Jeffrey A. Miller

Jeffrey A. Miller has served on the Board since 2013. Mr. Miller currently serves as the President of Halliburton. Previously, Mr. Miller held a number of positions at Halliburton, including most recently as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.  He has served as Senior Vice President of  Halliburton’s Global Business Development and Marketing, responsible for strategic account management, sales and marketing; Senior Vice President of Halliburton’s Gulf of Mexico Region; Vice President of Halliburton’s Baroid business line; Country Vice President for Indonesia; and Country Vice President for Angola.

James R. Montague

James R. Montague has served on the Board since 2006. Mr. Montague is also a director of Magellan Midstream Partners (NYSE:MMP).  Previously, Mr. Montague served as director of PVR Partners, L.P., a publicly traded partnership, from 2001 until 2012 and  served as the non-executive Chairman of the Board of Davis Petroleum Company, a private company, until 2013.  Mr. Montague served as President of Encana Gulf of Mexico, Inc., a subsidiary of Encana Corporation, involved in oil and gas exploration and production until his retirement in 2002. Previously, he served as President of IP Petroleum Company (“IP”) which is engaged in oil and gas exploration and production and as President of GCO Minerals Company (“GCO”). IP and GCO are both subsidiaries of International Paper Company.

Robert J. Saltiel

Rob has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since 2009 and as a Director on the Board since 2010. Rob’s previous experience in the oil and gas industry includes leadership roles in general management, operations, marketing and strategic planning for companies that include ExxonMobil, Transocean, Nabors Industries and McKinsey & Company. Rob holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Rob serves on the Board of Trustees for Spindletop Charities.

Phil D. Wedemeyer

Phil D. Wedemeyer has served on the Board of Directors since 2011. In 2011, Mr. Wedemeyer retired as a Partner from Grant Thornton LLP, an international accounting firm, where he had served since 2007. From 2003 to 2007, Mr. Wedemeyer served with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), including serving as the Director, Office of Research and Analysis, from 2005 to 2007 and Deputy Director, Division of Registration and Inspection, from 2004 to 2005. Prior to his service on the PCAOB, Mr. Wedemeyer spent more than 30 years at Arthur Andersen, SC, an international accounting firm, including over 20 years as a Partner. Mr. Wedemeyer is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.