White Marlin E&P Adds Executives to Management Team

White Marlin E&P announced the addition of two seasoned oil and gas executives to their management team. Robert (Don) Gray joins the company as Vice President of Land and Louis Romero as Vice President of Exploration. Each executive has over 30 years experience in their respective fields.

Mr. Gray joined White Marlin from Houston based Radiant Oil & Gas where he served as Vice President of Land and Land Manager. Prior to Radiant, Mr. Gray was Land Manager for Americo Energy Resources and Petro-Guard Operating Company. He has also been an Assistant Vice President for Bank One (now JP Morgan Chase), and Manager of the Oil & Gas Division at Capital Financial Group. Additionally, Mr. Gray was president and one of the founders of Sandstone Exploration, Inc., and he has acted as a land management consultant to numerous oil and gas exploration and production companies. He began his career as a Staff Landman with Hunt Oil Company in 1980 after attending the University of Texas in Austin where he majored in Government, accompanied by a minor in Petroleum Land Management. Mr. Gray is a member of the American Association of Professional Landmen and the Houston Association of Landmen.

Mr. Romero is a highly qualified professional geologist with over 30 years of domestic and international oil and gas experience. His background includes prospect generation, screening, and company operations and management for hydrocarbon exploration in many of the basins of North America and internationally in the Far East, South America and Africa. Some of his career accomplishments include significant oil and gas discoveries in the US Gulf Coast as an independent and company affiliated geologist. Louis has led the development of reserve additions totaling over 55 million barrels of oil resulting in $2.7 billion of economic impact. Louis has previously worked with Devon Energy, Ocean Energy (formerly Flores and Rucks), Sandefer Oil and Gas, Crown Central Petroleum, Transco Exploration, and as an independent producer. Louis is a member of AAPG, Houston Geological Society, and the Lafayette Geological Society.

Terry Clark, President and CEO of White Marlin E&P, offered that, "We are proud to have these consummate professionals join our executive leadership. Don Gray and Louis Romero both bring extensive knowledge and experience that will further strengthen our ability to acquire, develop, and operate new properties. Their respective management skills compliment our already strong team, and I am confident that their contributions will accelerate the growth of our business."