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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Steven Webster

64 1997 Chairman of the Board

Sylvester Johnson

59 1993 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

David Pitts

48 2015 Chief Financial Officer, Vice President

John Fisher

54 2005 Chief Operating Officer and Vice President

Gregory Conaway

39 2014 Chief Accounting Officer and Vice President

Richard Smith

57 2006 Vice President - Land

Gerald Morton

57 2015 Vice President - Business Development, General Counsel

F. Gardner Parker

74 2012 Lead Independent Director

Thomas Carter

63 2005 Independent Director

Robert Fulton

64 2012 Independent Director

Roger Ramsey

76 2004 Independent Director

Frank Wojtek

59 2003 Independent Director

Jeffrey Hayden

Vice President - Investor Relation

Biographies

Name Description

Steven Webster

Mr. Steven A. Webster is Chairman of Board of Directors of Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc., since June 1997. Mr. Webster has been a director since 1993. Mr. Webster has served as Co-Managing Partner of Avista Capital Partners LP, 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, Oceaneering International, Inc., a global provider of engineered services and products primarily in the offshore oil and gas industry, 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. Goodrich Petroleum Corporation, an oil and gas exploration and production company (2004-2007), Seabulk International, Inc., an offshore energy services company (2002-2006), Grey Wolf, Inc., a land driller (1996-2008), Crown Resources Corporation, a precious metal exploration company (1988-2006), SEACOR Holdings, Inc., a marine transportation and service provider (1998-2013), and Geokinetics, Inc., a seismic data acquisition and geophysical services company (1998-2013). 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.

Sylvester Johnson

Mr. S.P. Johnson, IV, is 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.

David Pitts

Mr. David L. Pitts CPA., is Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. effective March 2015. 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.

John Fisher

Mr. John Bradley Fisher is 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.

Gregory Conaway

Mr. Gregory F. Conaway is Chief Accounting Officer and Vice President of the Company since September 2014. Mr. Conaway joined the Company in July 2011 serving as Assistant Controller — Financial Reporting and served as Controller — Financial Reporting from May 2012 to September 2014. Prior to joining us, Mr. Conaway worked for Ernst & Young, holding positions of increasing responsibility including senior manager. Mr. Conaway began his career with Arthur Andersen in 1998. Mr. Conaway is a CPA and holds a M.B.A. and B.B.A. in Accounting from Angelo State University.

Richard Smith

Mr. Richard H. Smith is 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.

Gerald Morton

Mr. Gerald A. Morton is Vice President - Business Development, General Counsel of Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. Mr. Morton joined the Company in 2008. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Morton spent 15 years with Pogo Producing Company, where he held various positions including Vice President – Law, Corporate Secretary, and Senior Vice President for Asia and Pacific operations. Mr. Morton began his oil industry career in 1982 working for Texaco as a geophysicist. Mr. Morton graduated from Brigham Young University with an Engineering Geology degree. He received his MBA in Finance in 1985 and a law degree in 1988, both from the University of Houston.

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.

Thomas Carter

Mr. Thomas L. Carter, Jr., is 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. (“BSMC”), a privately-owned Delaware limited partnership located in Houston, Texas, since its formation in 1998. Mr. Carter served as Managing General Partner of W.T. Carter & Bro. from 1987 to 1992 and Black Stone Energy Company from 1980 to present, both of which preceded BSMC. Mr. Carter founded Black Stone Energy Company, BSMC’s operating and exploration subsidiary, in 1980. 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.

Robert Fulton

Mr. Robert F. Fulton is an Independent Director of Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. since November 2012. 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.

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.

Frank Wojtek

Mr. Frank A. Wojtek is 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.

Jeffrey Hayden

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