John Ebert has served as our Vice President – Finance and Business Development since November 2013 after joining our company in a business development capacity in August 2013. Prior to joining our company, from 2011 to 2013, Mr. Ebert was a consulting partner in ETROA Resources, LLC, an oil and gas investment and development firm located in Covington, Louisiana and focused on Gulf Coast onshore and offshore resources. Mr. Ebert held various positions with Woodside Energy from 2005 until 2011, beginning as a senior reservoir engineer and adding the roles of Engineering Manager, Senior Manager Business Planning, and Vice President of Finance. Mr. Ebert has more than 20 years of industry experience in finance, business development and reservoir engineering with a focus on the Gulf Coast region. Included in his broad experience, Mr. Ebert has served in production engineering and reservoir engineering roles, among others, with Marathon Oil, Halliburton Energy Services and Bass Enterprises Production Company and as a member of the Energy Lending Group and Vice President of Hibernia National Bank. Mr. Ebert holds a degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Tulsa.