People: Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. (CRZO.O)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Steven Webster

62 1997 Chairman of the Board

S.P. Johnson

58 1993 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Paul Boling

60 2003 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary

John Fisher

53 2005 Chief Operating Officer, Vice President

David Pitts

47 2010 Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Gregory Evans

64 2005 Vice President - Exploration

Richard Smith

56 2006 Vice President - Land

F. Gardner Parker

72 2012 Lead Independent Director

Thomas Carter

62 2005 Independent Director

Robert Fulton

63 2012 Independent Director

Roger Ramsey

75 2004 Independent Director

Frank Wojtek

58 2003 Independent Director

Jeffrey Hayden

Vice President - Investor Relation

Biographies

Name Description

Steven Webster

Mr. Steven A. Webster serves as Chairman of Board of Directors of Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc., since June 1997. Mr. Webster has served as Co-Managing Partner of Avista Capital Partners LP, a private equity firm focused on investments in the energy, healthcare and other business sectors, since he co-founded the firm in July 2005. From January 2000 until June 2005, Mr. Webster served as the Chairman of Global Energy Partners, Ltd., an affiliate of CSFB Private Equity, which made private equity investments in the energy business. From December 1997 to May 1999, Mr. Webster was the Chief Executive Officer and President of R&B Falcon Corporation, an offshore drilling contractor, and prior to that, was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Falcon Drilling Company, which he founded in 1988. Mr. Webster is also a director of Basic Energy Services, Inc., an oilfield service provider, where he serves as the non-executive chairman, Hercules Offshore, Inc., an offshore drilling contractor, and Era Group Inc., a helicopter leasing and service company, a director of the general partner of Hi-Crush Partners LP, a proppant supplier, a trust manager and a member of the Compensation Committee of Camden Property Trust, a real estate investment trust, and a director of several private companies. Mr. Webster holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School where he was a Baker Scholar. He also holds a B.S. in Industrial Management and an Honorary Doctorate in Management from Purdue University.

S.P. Johnson

Mr. S. P. Johnson, IV, serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc., since December 1993. Prior to that, he worked for Shell Oil Company for 15 years, where his managerial positions included Operations Superintendent, Manager of Planning and Finance and Manager of Development Engineering. Mr. Johnson is also a director of Basic Energy Services, Inc., an oilfield service provider, and served as a director of Pinnacle Gas Resources, Inc., a coalbed methane exploration and production company, from 2003 to January 2011. Mr. Johnson is a Registered Petroleum Engineer and holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado. Mr. Johnson brings to the Board of Directors extensive experience in oil and gas exploration and production and the energy industry through his roles at the Company and other energy companies. He also brings to the Board extensive knowledge of the Company by virtue of his being a co-founder and long-time director and President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

Paul Boling

Mr. Paul F. Boling CPA., serves as Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer of Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc., since August 2003.From 2001 to 2003, Mr. Boling was the Global Controller for Resolution Performance Products, LLC, an international epoxy resins manufacturer. From 1990 to 2001, Mr. Boling served in a number of financial and managerial positions with Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, serving most recently as Vice President, Finance. Mr. Boling is a CPA and holds a B.B.A. from Baylor University.

John Fisher

Mr. John Bradley Fisher serves as Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc., since March 29, 2005. Prior to that time, he served as Vice President of Operations since July 2000 and General Manager of Operations from April 1998 to June 2000. Prior to joining us, Mr. Fisher spent 14 years with Cody Energy and its predecessor Ultramar Oil & Gas Limited where he held various managerial and technical positions, last serving as Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations. Mr. Fisher holds a B.S. degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University.

David Pitts

Mr. David L. Pitts CPA., serves as Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer of Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc., since January 15, 2010. Prior to that time, he served as an audit partner with Ernst & Young. Prior to his employment at Ernst &Young from 2002 to 2009, Mr. Pitts was a senior manager with Arthur Andersen. Mr. Pitts is a CPA and holds a B.S. in Accounting and Business from Southwest Baptist University.

Gregory Evans

Mr. Gregory E. Evans serves as Vice President - Exploration of Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc., since March 9, 2005. Prior to joining us, Mr. Evans was Vice President North America Onshore Exploration for Ocean Energy from 2001 to 2003. Prior to that time, he spent 19 years at Burlington Resources where he served as Chief Geophysicist North America during 1999 to 2000, Gulf of Mexico Deep Water Exploration Manager during 1998 to 1999 and Geoscience Manager for the Western Gulf of Mexico Shelf during 1996 to 1998. From 1982 to 1996, Mr. Evans held various other technical and managerial positions with Burlington Resources, including Division Exploration Manager of both the Rocky Mountain Region as well as the Gulf Coast area. Mr. Evans received a B.S. in Geophysical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines receiving the Cecil H. Green award for outstanding geophysical student.

Richard Smith

Mr. Richard H. Smith serves as Vice President - Land of Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc., since August 2006. Prior to joining us, Mr. Smith held the position of Vice President of Land for Petrohawk Energy Corporation from March 2004 through August 2006. Mr. Smith served with Unocal Corporation from April 2001 until March 2004 where he held the position of Land Manager — Gulf Region USA with areas of concentration in the Outer Continental Shelf, Onshore Texas and Louisiana and Louisiana State Waters. From September 1997 until March 2001 Mr. Smith held the position of Land Manager — Gulf Coast Region with Basin Exploration, Inc. Mr. Smith held various land management positions with Sonat Exploration Company, Michel T. Halbouty Energy Co., Pend Oreille Oil & Gas Company and Norcen Explorer, Inc. from the time he began his career in 1980 until the time he joined Basin Exploration. Mr. Smith is a Certified Professional Landman with a B.B.A. in Petroleum Land Management from the University of Texas at Austin.

F. Gardner Parker

Mr. F. Gardner Parker, CPA, is Lead Independent Director of Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc., since May 2012. He has been a private investor since 1984 and a trust manager of Camden Property Trust since 1993, where he also served as the Lead Independent Trust Manager from 1998 to 2008. Mr. Parker also serves on the boards of directors of Sharps Compliance Corp., a medical waste management services provider, where he serves as the non-executive chairman, Hercules Offshore, Inc., an offshore drilling contractor, and Triangle Petroleum Corporation, an oil and gas exploration and development company. He also served on the board of Pinnacle Gas Resources, Inc. from 2003 to January 2011. Mr. Parker worked with Ernst & Ernst (now Ernst & Young LLP) for 14 years, seven of which he served as a partner. He is a graduate of The University of Texas and is board certified by the National Association of Corporate Directors. Mr. Parker is also a 2011 National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Board Leadership Fellow. He has demonstrated his commitment to boardroom excellence by completing NACD’s comprehensive program of study for experienced corporate directors—a rigorous suite of courses spanning leading practices for boards and committees—and he supplements his skill sets through ongoing engagement with the director community and access to leading practices. Mr. Parker brings to the Board of Directors an extensive background in accounting and tax matters, experience as a director on the boards and audit committees of numerous public and private companies, and financial experience through his involvement in structuring private and venture capital investments for the past 30 years.

Thomas Carter

Mr. Thomas L. Carter, Jr., serves as an Independent Director of Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc., since March 9, 2005. He has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Black Stone Minerals Company, L.P., a privately-owned Delaware limited partnership located in Houston, Texas, since its formation in 1998. Mr. Carter has also served as Managing General Partner of Black Stone Energy Company from 1980 to the present. Prior to the formation of Black Stone Energy Company, Mr. Carter served as Managing General Partner of W.T. Carter & Bros. from 1987 through 1992. From 1975 to 1979, Mr. Carter was with Texas Commerce Bank in Houston, Texas. Mr. Carter holds an M.B.A. and B.B.A. from The University of Texas. Mr. Carter brings to the Board of Directors extensive knowledge of the oil and gas exploration and production business and knowledge of accounting and finance.

Robert Fulton

Mr. Robert F. Fulton has been appointed as the Independent Director of Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc.Mr. Fulton is also a director of Basic Energy Services, Inc., an oilfield service provider. Mr. Fulton served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Frontier Drilling ASA, an offshore oil and gas drilling and production contractor, from September 2002 through July 2010. From December 2001 to August 2002, Mr. Fulton managed personal investments. Prior to December 2001, Mr. Fulton spent most of his business career in the energy service and contract drilling industry. He served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Merlin Offshore Holdings, Inc. from August 1999 until November 2001. From 1998 to June 1999, Mr. Fulton served as Executive Vice President of Finance for R&B Falcon Corporation, during which time he was instrumental in effecting the merger of Falcon Drilling Company with Reading & Bates Corporation to create R&B Falcon Corporation and the merger of R&B Falcon Corporation with Cliffs Drilling Company. He graduated with a B.S. degree in Accountancy from the University of Illinois and an M.B.A. in finance from Northwestern University. Mr. Fulton brings to the Board of Directors extensive knowledge of the oil and gas exploration and production business and accounting and finance gained through his roles in executive positions at numerous public and private companies.

Roger Ramsey

Mr. Roger A. Ramsey serves as an Independent Director of Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc., since 2004.He served as Managing Partner of Ramjet Capital Ltd. (a private investment firm) from 1999 through January 2013. He served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MedServe, Inc., a privately held medical waste disposal and treatment company, from 2004 through December 2009. He served as Chairman of the Board of Allied Waste Industries, Inc., a waste recycling, transportation and disposal company, from October 1989 through his retirement in December 1998, and Chief Executive Officer of that company from October 1989 through July 1997. Beginning in 1960, Mr. Ramsey, a certified public accountant, was employed by the international accounting firm of Arthur Andersen LLP. In 1968, Mr. Ramsey co-founded Browning-Ferris Industries, Inc., a waste management company, and served as its Vice President and Chief Financial Officer until 1978. Mr. Ramsey also served as a director of WCA Waste Corporation, a waste management company, from June 2004 through March 2012. Mr. Ramsey is currently a member of the Board of Trustees at Texas Christian University. Mr. Ramsey brings to the Board of Directors experience and perspective as chief executive officer of several publicly traded and private companies and knowledge of accounting and finance as a director of several public and private companies.

Frank Wojtek

Mr. Frank A. Wojtek serves as an Independent Director of Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc., since 1993.He is currently the President and Director of A-Texian Compressor, Inc., a natural gas compression services company, and has served in various capacities with that company since July 2004. Mr. Wojtek served as our Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer from 1993 until August 2003. From 1992 to 1997, Mr. Wojtek was the Assistant to the Chairman of the Board of Reading & Bates Corporation, an offshore drilling company. Mr. Wojtek has also held the positions of Vice President and Secretary/Treasurer of Loyd & Associates, Inc., a private financial consulting firm, since 1989. Mr. Wojtek held the positions of Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Griffin-Alexander Drilling Company from 1984 to 1987, Treasurer of Chiles-Alexander International Inc. from 1987 to 1989, and Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of India Offshore Inc. from 1989 to 1992, all of which were companies in the offshore drilling industry. Mr. Wojtek holds a B.B.A. in Accounting with Honors from The University of Texas. Mr. Wojtek brings to the Board of Directors knowledge of the Company and the energy industry by virtue of his service as an executive officer or director of the Company since its founding, experience in accounting and experience in financial executive positions at public and private companies

Jeffrey Hayden

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Steven Webster

--

S.P. Johnson

4,610,870

Paul Boling

2,008,810

John Fisher

5,569,020

David Pitts

1,718,360

Gregory Evans

1,652,520

Richard Smith

743,692

F. Gardner Parker

--

Thomas Carter

--

Robert Fulton

--

Roger Ramsey

--

Frank Wojtek

373,193

Jeffrey Hayden

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Steven Webster

0 0

S.P. Johnson

286,668 6,798,696

Paul Boling

115,504 2,842,880

John Fisher

116,301 2,062,866

David Pitts

0 0

Gregory Evans

69,162 494,000

Richard Smith

0 0

F. Gardner Parker

0 0

Thomas Carter

0 0

Robert Fulton

0 0

Roger Ramsey

0 0

Frank Wojtek

83,333 328,100

Jeffrey Hayden

0 0
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