Chairman of the Board, Interim Chief Executive Officer and President
Michael S. Reddin has over 34 years of upstream oil and gas experience in North America, having served in a wide variety of engineering, commercial and leadership roles with small, medium, and large companies. From March 2013 to April 2016, Mr. Reddin served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Davis Petroleum Acquisition Corp. where he led the sale of Davis’ offshore business (close in 2014) and the merger of the onshore business with Yuma Energy, Inc. From August 2009 to March 2013, Mr. Reddin served as President and CEO of Davis. In 2008 and 2009, Mr. Reddin served as President and CEO of Kerogen Resources, Inc. From 2001 to 2008, Mr. Reddin served in a variety of executive roles in BP America’s largest upstream unit, the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico, including VP of Developments and VP of Production. From 1982 to 2000, Mr. Reddin has served in various capacities in management roles and as a reservoir engineer in Vastar Resources and ARCO Oil and Gas. Mr. Reddin currently serves on the Board of Southcross Holdings GP LLC and Midstates Petroleum Company, having joined each of these Boards upon the company’s emergence from bankruptcy. Mr. Reddin’s prior Board experience includes Berry Petroleum Company, Gulfport Energy, Kerogen Resources, Davis Petroleum, and several non-profit roles. Mr. Reddin graduated magna cum laude from Texas A&M University in 1982 with a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering.