Realm Says Hello to New COO

Realm announced Mr. Mike Mullen, Shale Stimulation Petrophysicist, has joined the Company as Chief Operating Officer.

Mike has almost 30 years of experience in unconventional reservoir characterization including tight gas, CBM and shale oil and gas. Most recently, as Halliburton's Technical Professional Manager. He has led the successful design and execution of hundreds of successful stimulations across a wide range of North America's Major Shale plays. He is also very familiar with proving concept on early stage shale plays, which is Realm Energy's core strategy.

With his well logging and petrophysics background, Mike was instrumental in developing Halliburton's StimLOG and ShaleLOG. He also initiated the company's CBM log analysis model in the early 1980s. He has authored and contributed to numerous technical papers on diverse unconventional reservoir issues and co-authored a textbook on CBM.

Mike graduated with a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri – Rolla. He is a Registered Professional Engineer of New Mexico (1989) and Colorado (2005).

"Mike Mullen joining Realm is a compliment to the Company and its evolving shale portfolio," said Craig Steinke, Executive Chairman. "Shale evaluation through Petrophysics is a cornerstone in Realm's business. Mike's extensive experience, across many differing unconventional plays worldwide, will allow him to play a strong and direct role in building the Company's diversified shale portfolio. As Chief Operating Officer of Realm, Mike will continue to work closely with Halliburton's multi-national project team in evaluating shale opportunities throughout the world."

Mike Mullen commented, "I am excited for this new opportunity to work with Realm's team. Since inception, Realm and Halliburton have conducted high quality technical analysis on many shale opportunities, to where the Company is now poised for significant value creation. It is my intention to add further value to Realm and its shareholders by working to shorten the cycle time between the identification of shale reservoir potential and bringing them to commercial reality around the world."


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