People: Oasis Petroleum Inc (OAS)

OAS on New York Consolidated

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23 Jul 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Nusz

54 2014 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Taylor Reid

51 2014 President, Chief Operating Officer, Director

Michael Lou

39 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Nickolas Lorentzatos

45 2014 Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary

Roy Mace

55 2010 Chief Accounting Officer, Senior Vice President

Greg Hills

2014 Senior Vice President - Marketing and Midstream

Thomas Hawkins

2014 Senior Vice President - Land

Robin Hesketh

2014 Senior Vice President - Operations

H. Brett Newton

45 2014 Senior Vice President - Asset Management and Chief Engineer

Richard Robuck

2014 Vice President - Finance, Treasurer

Michael McShane

59 2010 Lead Independent Director

William Cassidy

48 2010 Independent Director

Ted Collins

75 2011 Independent Director

Bobby Shackouls

63 2012 Independent Director

Douglas Swanson

42 2007 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Nusz

Mr. Thomas B. Nusz is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Oasis Petroleum Inc. He has served as Director and Chief Executive Officer (or in similar capacities) since inception in March 2007. He also served as President until January 1, 2014, and has 32 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. From April 2006 to February 2007, Mr. Nusz managed his personal investments, developed the business plan for Oasis Petroleum LLC and secured funding for the Company. He was previously a Vice President with Burlington Resources Inc., a formerly publicly traded oil and gas exploration and production company or, together with its predecessors, Burlington, and served as President International Division (North Africa, Northwest Europe, Latin America and China) from January 2004 to March 2006, as Vice President Acquisitions and Divestitures from October 2000 to December 2003 and as Vice President Strategic Planning and Engineering from July 1998 to September 2000 and Chief Engineer for substantially all of such period. He was instrumental in Burlington’s expansion into the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin from 1999 to 2002. From September 1985 to June 1998, Mr. Nusz held various operations and managerial positions with Burlington in several regions of the United States, including the Permian Basin, the San Juan Basin, the Black Warrior Basin, the Anadarko Basin, onshore Gulf Coast and Gulf of Mexico. Mr. Nusz was an engineer with Mobil Oil Corporation and for Superior Oil Company from June 1982 to August 1985. He is a current member of the National Petroleum Council, an advisory committee to the Secretary of Energy of the United States. Mr. Nusz holds a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Mississippi State University.

Taylor Reid

Mr. Taylor L. Reid serves as President, Chief Operating Officer, Director of Oasis Petroleum Inc., effective on January 1, 2014. He served as Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (or in similar capacities) since inception in March 2007 and has 29 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. From November 2006 to February 2007, Mr. Reid worked with Mr. Nusz to form the business plan for Oasis Petroleum LLC and secure funding for the Company. He previously served as Asset Manager Permian and Panhandle Operations with ConocoPhillips from April 2006 to October 2006. Prior to joining ConocoPhillips, he served as General Manager Latin America and Asia Operations with Burlington from March 2004 to March 2006 and as General Manager Corporate Acquisitions and Divestitures from July 1998 to February 2004. From March 1986 to June 1998, Mr. Reid held various operations and managerial positions with Burlington in several regions of the continental United States, including the Permian Basin, the Williston Basin and the Anadarko Basin. He was instrumental in Burlington’s expansion into the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin from 1999 to 2002. Mr. Reid holds a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from Stanford University.

Michael Lou

Mr. Michael H. Lou is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of Oasis Petroleum Inc. Mr. Lou served as Senior Vice President Finance (or similar capacities) from September 2009 to August 2011 and has 17 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to joining, Mr. Lou was an independent contractor from January 2009 to August 2009. From February 2008 to December 2008, he served as the Chief Financial Officer of Giant Energy Ltd., a private oil and gas management company, from July 2006 to December 2008 he served as Chief Financial Officer of XXL Energy Corp., a publicly listed Canadian oil and gas company, and from August 2008 to December 2008, he served as Vice President Finance of Warrior Energy N.V., a publicly listed Canadian oil and gas company. From October 2005 to July 2006, Mr. Lou was a Director for Macquarie Investment Bank. Prior to joining Macquarie, Mr. Lou was a Vice President for First Albany Investment Banking from 2004 to 2006. From 1999 to 2004, Mr. Lou held positions of increasing responsibility, most recently as a Vice President, for Bank of America’s investment banking group. From 1997 to 1999, Mr. Lou was an analyst for Merrill Lynch’s investment banking group. Mr. Lou holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Southern Methodist University.

Nickolas Lorentzatos

Mr. Nickolas J. Lorentzatos serves as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary of Oasis Petroleum Inc., effective on January 1, 2014. Mr. Lorentzatos served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary from September 2010 to December 31, 2013, and has 14 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and 18 years practicing law. He previously served as Senior Counsel with Targa Resources from July 2007 to September 2010. From April 2006 to July 2007, he served as Senior Counsel to ConocoPhillips. Prior to the merger of Burlington Resources Inc. and ConocoPhillips which became effective in 2006, he served as Counsel and Senior Counsel to Burlington since August 1999. From September 1995 to August 1999, he was an associate with Bracewell & Patterson, LLP. Mr. Lorentzatos holds a Bachelor of Arts from Washington and Lee University, a Juris Doctor from the University of Houston, and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.

Roy Mace

Mr. Roy W. Mace is Chief Accounting Officer, Senior Vice President of Oasis Petroleum Inc. He has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer (or in similar capacities) since our inception in March 2007 and has 32 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He previously served as Business Process Improvement & Integration Advisor with ConocoPhillips from March 2006 to March 2007. Prior to the merger of Burlington Resources Inc. and ConocoPhillips which became effective in 2006, Mr. Mace was a Senior Accounting Manager with Burlington since June 1999. Upon starting his career with Burlington as a Senior Corporate Auditor, Mr. Mace advanced into various managerial accounting positions at Burlington during the period from August 1986 to June 1999. Prior to joining Burlington, Mr. Mace worked as an Assistant Controller for Permian Tank & Manufacturing from June 1984 to August 1986 and as a staff accountant for KPMG from July 1982 to June 1984. Mr. Mace holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and Accounting from Eastern New Mexico University and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.

Greg Hills

Mr. Greg Hills has been appointed as Senior Vice President - Marketing and Midstream of Oasis Petroleum Inc., effective on January 1, 2014. Mr. Hills previously served as Vice President Marketing.

Thomas Hawkins

Mr. Tom Hawkins has been appointed as Senior Vice President - Land of Oasis Petroleum Inc., effective on January 1, 2014. Mr. Hawkins previously served as Vice President Land.

Robin Hesketh

Mr. Robin Hesketh has been appointed as Senior Vice President - Operations of Oasis Petroleum Inc., effective on January 1, 2014. Mr. Hesketh previously served as Vice President Operations.

H. Brett Newton

Mr. H. Brett Newton has been appointed as Senior Vice President - Asset Management and Chief Engineer of Oasis Petroleum Inc., effective on January 1, 2014. He has 22 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He previously served as Business Development and Partner Operations Manager Algeria with ConocoPhillips from April 2006 to September 2007. Prior to joining ConocoPhillips, Mr. Newton was Asset Manager North Africa with Burlington from May 2004 to March 2006 and held various engineering positions with Burlington from June 1994 to April 2004. Prior to joining Burlington, Mr. Newton worked for Chevron from January 1992 to June 1994. Mr. Newton has worked projects in several regions of the world, including the Berkine Basin (Algeria), the Permian Basin, the Green River Basin and the Williston Basin. Mr. Newton holds a Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University and a Master of Science from the University of Texas at Austin, both in Petroleum Engineering.

Richard Robuck

Mr. Richard Robuck has been appointed as Vice President - Finance, Treasurer of Oasis Petroleum Inc., effective on January 1, 2014. Mr. Robuck previously served as Director Finance.

Michael McShane

Mr. Michael McShane is Lead Independent Director of Oasis Petroleum Inc. Mr. McShane served as a director and President and Chief Executive Officer of Grant Prideco, Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of oilfield drill pipe and other drill stem products, from June 2002 until the completion of the merger of Grant Prideco with National Oilwell Varco, Inc. in April 2008, and Chairman of the Board of Grant Prideco from May 2003 through April 2008. Prior to joining Grant Prideco, Mr. McShane was Senior Vice President—Finance and Chief Financial Officer and director of BJ Services Company, a provider of pressure pumping, cementing, stimulation and coiled tubing services for oil and gas operators, from 1990 to June 2002. Mr. McShane has also served as a director of Complete Production Services, Inc., an oilfield service provider, since March 2007, and has served as a director of Superior Energy Services since its merger with Complete Production Services in February 2012. Mr. McShane has also served as a director of Spectra Energy Corp, a provider of natural gas infrastructure, since April 2008 and Forum Energy Technologies, Inc., a global provider of manufactured and applied technologies to the energy industry, since August 2010. Mr. McShane also serves as an advisor and director for various private companies and private equity firms, including Advent International, a global private equity firm.

William Cassidy

Mr. William J. Cassidy is Independent Director of Oasis Petroleum Inc. He is the Chair of Nominating and Governance Committee, and serves on our Audit and Compensation Committees. Mr. Cassidy currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc. Prior to his current position, Mr. Cassidy served as the Global Head of Corporate Finance and Treasury for Puma Energy, a midstream and downstream oil company with operations spanning 37 countries and a subsidiary of the commodity trading multinational Trafigura Beheer BV. From November 2009 until April 2013, Mr. Cassidy was a Principal at RPA Capital, LLC an asset management fund focused on providing mezzanine capital to commodity producers. He served as a non-executive director of GasValpo, SA, a Chilean gas distribution company, from September 2008 until September 2012. Previously, Mr. Cassidy worked at USDCM, LLC, a Greenwich, Connecticut based drilling fund from the end of 2008 until the end of 2009. From 2006 until 2008, Mr. Cassidy served at Barclays Capital as Head of Exploration and Production Investment Banking. From 2002 to 2006 he worked as a senior member of the Energy and Power Investment Banking division at Banc of America Securities. He worked as a Geophysicist for Conoco from 1989 to 1993 focused on the North Sea and emerging deepwater Gulf of Mexico. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Geology and Math from the National University of Ireland, Cork, a Masters of Science in Petroleum Geophysics from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, London and a Masters of Business Administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Ted Collins

Mr. Ted Collins, Jr., is Independent Director of Oasis Petroleum Inc., since February 2011. He serves as Audit and Nominating and Governance Committees. Mr. Collins is currently an independent oil and gas operator. He serves as a director on the Boards of CLL Global Research Foundation, Energy Transfer Group, L.P. and RSP Permian, Inc. Mr. Collins began his career in 1960 as a Petroleum Engineer with Pan American Petroleum Corporation. He left in 1963 to become an independent oil operator. He then joined American Quasar Petroleum Company as Executive Vice President in 1969 until 1982 at which time he became President of Enron Oil & Gas Company, whose predecessor companies were HNG Oil Co. and HNG/InterNorth Exploration. He left Enron in 1988 and became President of Collins & Ware, Inc., an independent oil and gas exploration and production company, which sold the majority of its assets to Apache Corp. in 2000. From 2000 to 2006, he served as President of Collins & Ware Investments Co. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering from the University of Oklahoma.

Bobby Shackouls

Mr. Bobby S. Shackouls is Independent Director of Oasis Petroleum Inc. Until the merger of Burlington Resources Inc. and ConocoPhillips, which became effective in 2006, Mr. Shackouls was Chairman of the Board of Burlington Resources Inc., a natural resources business, since July 1997 and its President and Chief Executive Officer since December 1995. He had been a director since 1995 and President and Chief Executive Officer of Burlington Resources Oil and Gas Company (formerly known as Meridian Oil Inc.) since 1994. Subsequent to the merger, Mr. Shackouls served on the ConocoPhillips Board of Directors until 2011. He currently serves as a director of The Kroger Co. and Plains GP Holdings, L.P. Mr. Shackouls holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Mississippi State University.

Douglas Swanson

Mr. Douglas E. Swanson, Jr., is Independent Director of Oasis Petroleum Inc. Mr. Swanson is a Partner of EnCap Investments L.P., an investment management firm, which he joined in 1999. Prior to his position at EnCap, he was in the corporate lending division of Frost National Bank from 1995 to 1997, specializing in energy related service companies, and was a financial analyst in the corporate lending group of Southwest Bank of Texas from 1994 to 1995. Mr. Swanson has extensive industry experience serving on numerous boards of private oil and gas exploration and production companies over his 14-year history with EnCap and is a member of the Independent Petroleum Association of America and the Texas Independent Producers & Royalty Owners Association. Mr. Swanson holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Masters of Business Administration, both from the University of Texas at Austin.

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