David H. (Dave) Lehman is a petroleum geologist, executive and businessman with extensive experience in all aspects of the upstream oil and gas business. Dave began his industry career at Exxon, where he held many positions of significant responsibility as an executive. These included Manager of worldwide new business opportunities for Exxon Exploration Company; and Advisor for Global Exploration to Exxon’s Upstream Director. After 27 years at Exxon, he successfully built, and profitably sold, two oil and gas companies; making returns of over 10 times in the first company, and seven times in the second company, for his investors. He holds degrees in Geosciences from Franklin and Marshall College, and The University of Texas at Austin.
Mr. Bazile has worked in the Oil and Gas industry for 38 years. He is a highly accomplished visionary executive with versatile experience in Petroleum Engineering, Acquisition and Divestiture Evaluations and Project Management. Prior to joining DJR Energy, LP, he was a founding member of the Bill Barrett Corporation responsible for building the engineering and operations staff and implementing a $350 million annual budget to maximize production and reserve growth. He began his career with Gulf Oil Corporation on the rig floor working through the various positions. His background includes various levels of management in drilling operations, production, and reservoir engineering in the Gulf of Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Rocky Mountains and Canada. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Texas and is a former SPE conference chairman. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana State University.
Mr. Rosenthal has more than 10 years of experience in upstream oil and gas operations. He successfully developed the geological foundation for major acquisitions in the Denver-Julesburg basin as a leading member of the DJ Resources team. Mr. Rosenthal now serves as Geoscience Supervisor directing and participating in acquisition programs throughout the Rockies and mid-continent. These in depth evaluation projects have both delineated numerous development targets and driven recent acquisitions in the San Juan Basin. Jack received a BA in geology from Franklin and Marshall College.
Mr. King has significant experience in oil & gas investment banking, equity research, and commodities transactions. Prior to joining DJR Energy, he was a managing director in Scotiabank’s energy commodities group based in Toronto. Prior to Scotiabank, Mr. King worked at Credit Suisse as an investment banker in New York where he executed numerous oil & gas M&A and financing transactions. Prior to this, he worked as an equity research analyst at Investec Securities in London, covering the UK E&P sector. He received his BS in economics and minor in geology from the University of Colorado.
Ms. Lehman has eleven years of experience in the oil and gas industry as well as in sales, recruiting and commercial property and casualty insurance. Ms. Lehman was instrumental in the acquisition of assets from Chesapeake Exploration, Marathon and Marubeni, as well as the divesture of assets to Whiting Petroleum Corp. and BCEI. Her skills include organizational and managerial duties relating to leasing and tracking oil and gas mineral rights and ownership, overseeing permitting and drilling, obtaining business insurance and bonds, managing accounts payable, and employee payroll and benefits. She received her BA in Business Management at Franklin & Marshall College.
Ms. Crumb has worked in the oil and gas industry for thirty-seven years. Prior to her three years with DJR, she worked at Bill Barrett Corporation for ten years and prior to that Independent Petroleum and Patina Oil & Gas Corp. She was influential in DJR’s asset divesture to BCEI in July 2014. Ms. Crumb has extensive knowledge in curative, due diligence, lease and title matters. She has set up and maintained numerous lease records systems and obligations. She has also frequently handled substantial contracts including Purchase and Sale Agreements, Assignments, Communitization Agreements, Exploration Agreements and Farmouts, and Joint Operating Agreements.