Board of Directors

  Audit Compensation Nomination and Governance
Michael S. Reddin Chairman of the Board     Committee Chair for Nomination and Governance Committee
Douglas E. Brooks      
Chief Executive Officer and President

Douglas E. Brooks serves as Chief Executive Officer and President of Energy XXI as of April 17, 2017.  Mr. Brooks brings over 34 years of experience as a Senior Oil & Gas Executive, having most recently served as Chief Executive Officer for Yates Petroleum Corporation, a privately owned exploration and production company focused on the Delaware and Powder River basins, from April 2015 until Yates’ merger with EOG Resources, Inc. in October 2016.  Mr. Brooks served as Chief Executive Officer of Aurora Oil & Gas Limited from October 2012 until June 2014, and as a Senior Vice President at Forest Oil Corporation from April 2012 until October 2012.  In addition, he spent 24 years with Marathon Oil Company in roles of increasing responsibility, lastly as the Director of Upstream Mergers and Acquisitions and Business Development for the Americas.  Mr. Brooks has also built two private equity-sponsored firms focused on unconventional resource projects in the western U.S.  Mr. Brooks currently serves on the board of directors of Chaparral Energy, Inc. and has served as a board member for Aurora Oil & Gas Limited, Magdalena Energy Company, Yates Petroleum and the Houston Producers’ Forum.  Furthermore, he is currently an advisor for Hart Energy’s A&D Watch, a global energy research publication.  Mr. Brooks holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Wyoming – Casper and a Masters of Business Administration, Finance from Our Lady of the Lake University in Texas.  

Mr. Brooks also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Energy XXI. 


James W. Swent III Committee Chair for Audit Committee Member of Compensation Committee  
Michael S. Bahorich   Member of Compensation Committee Member of Nomination and Governance Committee
George Kollitides Member of Audit Committee Member of Compensation Committee Member of Nomination and Governance Committee
Stanford Springel Member of Audit Committee Committee Chair for Compensation Committee  
Charles W. Wampler Member of Audit Committee   Member of Nomination and Governance Committee
Chairman of the Board = Chairman of the Board Committee Chair = Chair Committee Member = Member