Dr. Heinemann has served on the board since November 2015. Dr. Heinemann has more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry in a number of technical, operational, technology, management and executive roles. From 2004 through 2013, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Berry Petroleum Company, where he developed and executed the company’s growth and capital allocation strategies. He also served as a director of Berry Petroleum Company from 2002 until 2013. Previously, Dr. Heinemann worked for Halliburton Company, Mobil Exploration and Producing as well as other Mobil entities, in positions of increasing responsibility. Dr. Heinemann currently serves on the board of directors of Crescent Point Energy Corp. and QEP Resources, Inc. He previously served as chairman of the board of C12 Energy, LLC until late 2015 and on the board of directors of Yates Petroleum Corporation until its acquisition by EOG Resources, Inc. in October of 2016. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering and a PhD in chemical engineering from Vanderbilt University.
We believe that Dr. Heinemann’s significant experience as a chief executive officer and director of a publicly traded oil and gas company, together with his training as a petroleum engineer and broad industry knowledge, enable Dr. Heinemann to provide the board of directors with counsel on business, strategic and professional matters.