Petrol Oil and Gas, an independent oil and gas company, announced that Steve Littell has joined the Company's executive management team as Chief Operating Officer.
"Steve is an accomplished professional with over 20 years' experience in the oil and gas industry, and we are very pleased to welcome him as our new Chief Operating Officer," stated Loren Moll, Chief Executive Officer of Petrol Oil and Gas, Inc. "His extensive experience and skills involving drilling; oil and gas production; well completions, operations and management; production systems design; and gas gathering, processing and transmission operations are ideally suited to the challenges and the opportunities available to Petrol Oil and Gas in the foreseeable future."
During the past ten years, Mr. Littell has served in a number of operational and field positions with oil and gas companies in Kansas and the Rocky Mountain region. Most of his responsibilities with such companies have involved gas field production activities. Since September 2004, he has been employed by an independent oil and gas company in Kansas, where he increased gas production in certain fields in the Forrest City Basin (Eastern Kansas) by utilizing different completion and re-completion procedures, while lowering drilling and completion costs. He was also responsible for all field operations, including the installation of poly gathering and high pressure steel transmission lines, compressors and gas processing facilities. Last year, he was promoted to Area Manager in charge of all area operations.
From December 2003 to September 2004, Mr. Littell served as a consultant to Evergreen Resources, where he was responsible for production operations, work-overs, well hook-ups, flow line installations, disposal well hook-ups and tank battery installations in the Forrest City Basin.
From March 1999 to December 2003, he was contracted by Cedar Ridge, LLC to oversee production operations, work-overs, hydraulic analyses, and well maintenance.
As co-owner of Mid Mountain Oil & Gas Service in La Veta, Colorado from May 1999 to May 2003, Mr. Littell designed and integrated power unit packages for hydraulic PC pump applications. He was also involved in the design of hydraulic systems and the troubleshooting of hydraulic system failures. Mid Mountain provided power unit design services to a number of oil and gas operators in Colorado, Wyoming, Texas and West Virginia.
From September 1998 to December 2000, Mr. Littell provided gas field well operations services, including well diagnostics, well maintenance, and work-overs, for properties managed by J.M. Huber Corporation's office in La Veta, Colorado.
Petrol Oil and Gas, Inc. is an independent oil and gas company. The Company is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, and its common stock is traded on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol "POIG".