Paul is Executive Vice President of Roxanna Oil, and works with the Roxanna Oil team to manage the Company’s working and royalty interest properties and develop new projects to further grow the company. He has broad geologic exposure, especially to North American basins and petroleum systems. His area of expertise is structural geology/tectonics. Paul has 40 years’ experience as a geoscientist and in technical and business management roles developing exploration and production projects throughout North America. Paul began his career in 1974 and has served in a variety of positions, including Research Geologist at Marathon, Chief Geologist at BP and Manager of US Exploration at Marathon. During Paul’s tenure at Marathon the domestic exploration program added in excess of 300 million net barrels of oil equivalent. Paul retired from Marathon in 2000 and formed Texas 3 Star Energy Investment, LLC., a privately held oil and gas exploration and consulting company focused on North America. In 2005 he joined the Tetra Technologies oil and gas unit, Maritech Resources, where he contributed the geoscience work for the successful redevelopment of Timbalier Bay Field. In June 2011 Paul joined Bahamas Petroleum Company, Plc, as Chief Operating Officer and remained in that role until joining Roxanna Oil in June of 2013 Paul received his undergraduate degree from Franklin and Marshall College, and his master’s and doctorate from The University of Texas at Austin. He is also a graduate of the Wharton Advanced Management Program. Paul serves as a member of the Advisory Council of the Jackson School of Geoscience at the University of Texas.