Christopher N. O’Sullivan
Chris O’Sullivan, President of Paloma Resources, LLC, founded the company in 2004. Mr. O’Sullivan is primarily responsible for project selection and overall project execution. Mr. O’Sullivan has led the company in a series of private equity sponsored projects located in the Anadarko STACK, the TMS in eastern Louisiana, the Utica/Point Pleasant in eastern Ohio, the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas, the Haynesville Shale in East Texas, the Barnett Shale in North Texas, the Lobo/Expanded Wilcox in South Texas, and the Miocene in the Gulf of Mexico’s Matagorda Island Area.
Mr. O’Sullivan received a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from The University of Texas in 1983.
Mark J. Gabrisch
Mark Gabrisch, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Paloma Resources, LLC, joined the company in 2006 as VP, Land. Mr. Gabrisch is primarily responsible for managing every aspect of the company’s land and legal activities, including direct involvement in all contract negotiations and trade agreements. Further, Mr. Gabrisch managed asset and entity sales for all Paloma entities since 2008, sales that cumulatively grossed over $1.5B in proceeds.
Mr. Gabrisch received a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Land Management from The University of Houston in 1985.
John O. Hastings, Jr.
John Hastings, Executive Vice President, Exploration at Paloma Resources, LLC, has over 31 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to Paloma Resources, Mr. Hastings worked for Edge Petroleum and Shell Oil Company.
Since joining Paloma Resources in 2005, Mr. Hastings has led the company’s exploration efforts in the Oklahoma STACK, Tuscaloosa Marine Shale, Utica/Marcellus Shales, Eagle Ford Shale, Haynesville Shale, Barnett Shale, Lobo/Expanded Wilcox, Onshore Tertiary, and Gulf of Mexico Shelf trends. During these projects, Mr. Hastings managed prospect development, interpreted extensive 2-D and 3-D data sets, provided leasing consultation and guidance, facilitated well location selection, and managed subsurface operations and horizontal/deviated well geo-steering.
Mr. Hastings received a Master of Science degree in Geology from Texas A&M University in 1984, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College in 1982.
R. E. (Bobby) Poirrier, Jr.
Bobby Poirrier joined Paloma Resources, LLC in late 2012 as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer. Mr. Poirrier has 19 years of energy industry experience, most recently in the capacity of Vice President of Corporate Development and Planning and Treasurer for Energy XXI.
Mr. Poirrier received a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from Colorado School of Mines in 1992 and a Master of Science degree in Finance from The University of Houston in 2002.