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BRG Energy Inc.

7134 South Yale, Suite 600
Tulsa, OK 74136
(918) 496-2626
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Management Team

James L. Burkhart - Chairman of the Board. Mr. Burkhart graduated from Texas A&M University in 1957 with a B.S. degree in petroleum engineering and attended the graduate school of business of The University of Tulsa in 1968-1969 and Stanford University's executive program in 1974. He joined a predecessor to Amoco Production Company in 1957 and held various staff and engineering management positions with those entities until 1969. At that time, he joined Cotton Petroleum Corporation, Tulsa, Oklahoma, as vice president, production. He became a director of Cotton in 1971, executive vice president in 1973 and president and chief operating officer in 1976. He joined Santa Fe Industries as president of Santa Fe Natural Resources, Inc. and chief executive officer of Santa Fe Energy Company in 1979. In mid-1980 Mr. Burkhart formed Burkhart Petroleum Corporation in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and was its chairman, president and chief executive officer until leaving at the end of 1986 to form BRG Petroleum, Inc. in June 1987. Upon the sale of BRG Petroleum, Inc. in June 1998, he co-founded BRG Petroleum Corporation. Upon the sale of BRG Petroleum Corporation in February, 2005, he co-founded BRG Energy Inc.

B. J. Reid - President and CEO. Mr. Reid graduated from Texas A&M University in 1979 with a B.S. degree in petroleum engineering and received an M.B.A. from The University of Tulsa in 1984. Mr. Reid began his career with Sun Oil Company and held various operational and engineering assignments in East Texas and Louisiana until 1981. At that time, he joined Burkhart Petroleum Corporation in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as district engineer. He became engineering manager of Burkhart Petroleum in 1984 and remained in that position until becoming a co-founder of BRG Petroleum, Inc. in June 1987. Upon the sale of BRG Petroleum, Inc., he co-founded BRG Petroleum Corporation in May 1998. Upon the sale of BRG Petroleum Corporation in February, 2005, he co-founded BRG Energy Inc.

Mike W. Burkhart - Executive Vice President. Mr. Burkhart graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.B.A. degree in 1976. Following almost two years with a public accounting firm, he joined Amoco Production Company in Houston as a landman in late 1977 and remained until 1981, attaining the position of senior staff landman. He joined Towner Petroleum Company in 1982 as mid-continent regional land manager in Oklahoma City. In May 1984, he joined Sohio Petroleum Company and was made district land manager in 1986. He remained with Sohio and its successors, BP Exploration and Tex/Con Oil & Gas Company, until joining BRG Petroleum, Inc. in January 1992. Upon the sale of BRG Petroleum, Inc., he joined BRG Petroleum Corporation in June 1998. Upon the sale of BRG Petroleum Corporation in February, 2005, he co-founded BRG Energy Inc.

Robert E. Gee - Vice President Marketing. Mr. Gee graduated from Virginia Military Institute in 1954 with a B.S. in civil engineering and from Stanford University in 1961 with an M.B.A. degree. He joined IBM Corporation in 1961 and held various marketing and financial positions until 1969. After a marketing career with Microform Data Systems and Memorex, Mr. Gee entered the investment field on a full-time basis in 1973 with Capital Analysts, Inc. In 1976, he was a co-founder of Capital Concepts Investment Corp. In January 1982, after resigning from Capital Concepts, he co-founded Stanford Investment Group, Inc. and has been chairman of that organization since inception. Stanford Investment Group, Inc. is a broker/dealer and registered investment advisor. Upon the sale of BRG Petroleum, Inc., he co-founded BRG Petroleum Corporation in May 1998. Upon the sale of BRG Petroleum Corporation in February, 2005, he co-founded BRG Energy Inc.

Steven J. Williams - Vice President Finance.  Mr. Williams graduated From Texas Tech University in 1980 with a B.B.A. in management and in 1982 with a B.B.A. degree in accounting. Mr. Williams started his career with Clark Resources, Inc., where he held various accounting positions, becoming controller in 1986. In 1989, Mr. Williams joined BRG Petroleum, Inc. as its Controller. Upon the sale of BRG Petroleum, Inc., he joined BRG Petroleum Corporation in June 1998. Upon the sale of BRG Petroleum Corporation in February, 2005, he co-founded BRG Energy Inc. Mr. Williams is a certified public accountant.

Clyde F. Wootton - Vice President Exploration.  Mr. Wootton graduated from Marietta College, Marietta, Ohio, with a B.S. in geology in 1972 and received an M.S. degree in geology from Ohio State University in 1974. He joined Texaco, Inc. in January 1975 as exploration geologist and Northern Natural Gas, Inc. in May 1977 where he was district exploitation geologist. Mr. Wootton joined Burkhart Petroleum Corporation in June 1980, as chief geologist, became exploration manager in October 1981, and vice president, exploration in October 1984. In January 1987, Mr. Wootton left Burkhart Petroleum Corporation and became an independent consulting geologist until assuming the duties of Exploration Manager of BRG Petroleum, Inc. in June 1990, and vice president, exploration in 1993. Upon the sale of BRG Petroleum, Inc., he joined BRG Petroleum Corporation in June 1998. Upon the sale of BRG Petroleum Corporation in February, 2005, he co-founded BRG Energy Inc.

Scott S. Gruns - Vice President Production.  Mr. Gruns graduated from Texas A&M University in 1994 with a B.S. degree in petroleum engineering. He began his career with Mewbourne Oil Company handling various engineering assignments in Perryton, Texas and Hobbs, New Mexico.  He joined BRG Petroleum, Inc. in March 1997 and served as production engineer.  Upon the sale of BRG Petroleum, Inc., he joined BRG Petroleum Corporation in June 1998. Mr. Gruns was promoted to production manager in 1999, and to Vice President, production in 2003. Upon the sale of BRG Petroleum Corporation in February, 2005, he co-founded BRG Energy Inc.