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Craft, J. Ross 

Mr. J. Ross Craft is Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer of Approach Resources Inc. In November 2014, Mr. Craft is Chairman of the Board. Before Approach, Mr. Craft co-founded Athanor Resources Inc., an international E&P company with operations in the United States and Tunisia, in 1998, and was its Executive Vice President from 1998 until its merger with Nuevo Energy Company in September 2002. From 1988 to 1997, Mr. Craft served in various positions with American Cometra Inc., an independent E&P company with operations in the United States, including as Vice President – Operations from 1995 to 1997. American Cometra was sold in two parts, to Range Resources in 1995 and Pioneer Natural Resources in 1997. Mr. Craft has more than 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Craft holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and is a registered Professional Engineer licensed in Texas. Mr. Craft is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, the Texas Oil & Gas Association, the Permian Basin Petroleum Association and the Independent Petroleum Association of America. Mr. Craft currently serves on the Texas A&M University Petroleum Engineering Industry Board and has served on the Board of the Fort Worth Chapter of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and on the Board of the Fort Worth Petroleum Engineers Club, where his last position was President. Mr. Craft is also an Eagle Scout. Mr. Craft is the brother-in-law of J. Curtis Henderson, our Chief Administrative Officer and Corporate Secretary.

Basic Compensation

Total Annual Compensation, USD 1,367,410
Restricted Stock Awards, USD 1,728,120
Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD --
All Other, USD 38,771
Fiscal Year Total, USD 3,134,300

Options Compensation

  Quantity Market Value
Exercisable -- --
Unexercisable -- --
Exercised -- --
Name Fiscal Year Total

J. Ross Craft


Sergei Krylov


Qingming Yang


J. Curtis Henderson


Vean Gregg


Alan Bell

As Of  30 Dec 2014