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 August 2009 to April 2016, Mr. Reddin served as President and CEO of Davis Petroleum Acquisition Corp., where he also served as Chairman of the Board for the last three years. In this role, Mr. Reddin led the sale of Davis’ offshore business to another offshore operator and the merger of its onshore business with Yuma Energy, Inc. Prior to joining Davis, Mr. Reddin served as President and CEO of Kerogen Resources, Inc., Vice President of BP America’s Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Business Unit, and in various other technical, commercial and leadership roles with BP, Vastar Resources, and ARCO. Mr. Reddin currently serves on the Board of Southcross Holdings GP LLC and Midstates Petroleum Company, and previously served on the Boards of Berry Petroleum Company, Gulfport Energy, Kerogen Resources, Davis Petroleum, and several non-profit organizations. Mr. Reddin earned his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University. The Board believes that Mr. Reddin is qualified to serve as Chairman of the Board based on his education and extensive experience as a senior leader and board member for various companies in the oil and gas industry.