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Renfro Energy, LLC's decision makers are comprised of a group of highly qualified and experienced oil and gas exploration professionals. Here are a brief summary of their qualifications:

Mr. James R. Renfro, 54, owner and managing member of RE, has been in the oil business since 1981 with the exception of two years in business school at The University of Chicago obtaining his MBA (Finance) and three years in New York City as an investment banker in the corporate finance department at Dean Witter Reynolds Inc./Morgan Stanley. His oil and gas background includes six years with Exxon Company, USA as a petroleum engineer, one year in the Strategic Planning group of Shell Oil, two years as an energy investment banker with EnCap Investments, two years as CEO of a small pubicly traded company, Omni Oil and Gas, Inc., and 18 years as owner and operator of independent oil and gas companies.

 

 

Mr. Philip E. Hart, 55, consultant, has over 30 years experience managing and optimizing oil and gas operations in California, Texas, Louisiana, Illinois, Florida, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Libya and United Arab Emirates. Mr. Hart is currently President and owner of Omega Technologies, Inc. and Excalibur Ventures, Inc., Seabrook, Texas. From 1996 to 2000 Mr. Hart was President of Plains Illinois, Inc., Bridgeport, IL. Plains Illinois Inc. operates over 2,200 active wells with 70 company and contract employees. Mr. Hart earned a B.S. (High Honors) in Mechanical Engineering from Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama.

 

 

Mr. Neil Sutcliffe, 60, consultant, has significant expertise in many aspects hydrocarbon geology and geophysics. His experience includes extensive field studies to optimize development and exploration opportunities. Design and steer horizontal wells, overseeing MWD and mudlogging operations. Formulate bids on property acquisitions. Generate detiled structure, isopach and reseroir maps utilizing subsurface, seismic, and reservoir data. Mr. Sutcliffe has worked with various companies inclding Infiniti Energy, Magnum Hunter Resources, Inc., Prize Energy Corporation, CXY Energy, and Core Laboratories. Mr. Sutcliffe's educational background includes a B.S. in Geology from the University of London.

 

 

Mr. John L. Griffiths, Jr., 68, consultant, brings significant engineering expertise to the company. His experience in the oil business begins in 1954 as a reservoir engineer for ARCO. Throughout the years, he has been involved in most aspects of the oil industry including owner and operator of a drilling contracting company and an oil and gas operating company. Mr. Griffiths educational background includes petroleum engineering studies at Louisiana State University and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Southern Methodist University.

 

 

Mr. Sam Nicholson, 61, consultant, provides accounting and financial controls for the company. Mr. Nicholson has been in the petroleum accounting industry since the late 1980’s. He has been responsible for financial and operational accounting for both publicly and privately held companies. He is a CPA and received his BBA Accounting in 1978 from the University of Texas at Arlington .