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James A. Watt
Chief Executive Officer
James A. Watt joined Warren Resources, Inc. from Dune Energy, Inc., where he served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director. Prior to joining Warren, Mr. Watt also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Remington Oil and Gas Corporation from February 1998 to 2007 and was the Chairman of Remington since May 2003, until Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. acquired Remington in July 2006. From 1993 through 1997, Mr. Watt served as Vice President—Exploration of Seagull E&P, Inc., and from 1991-1993, he served as Vice President—exploration and exploitation of Nerco Oil and Gas. From August 2006 through March 2007, Mr. Watt also served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Maverick Oil & Gas, Inc. Mr. Watt currently serves on the Board of Directors of Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc., where he is Chairman of the Board, and Helix. Mr. Watt received a B.S. in Physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Frank T. Smith, Jr.
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Smith has over forty years of experience in the global oil and gas industry. Mr. Smith served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dune Energy, Inc. since 2007 and as Secretary since January 2012. Prior to his appointment at Dune Energy, Inc., he served as President and Chief Financial Officer of Sonoran Energy, Inc. From 2004 through 2006, Mr. Smith served as Senior Vice President—Finance and Corporate Secretary of Remington Oil and Gas Corp., which was acquired by Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. in July 2006. From June 1997 through 2003, Mr. Smith served as Executive Vice President and Manager of energy lending at the Bank of Texas. From 1990 through 1997, Mr. Smith served as Director in the energy and utilities division of the First National Bank of Boston. Prior to 1990, Mr. Smith held positions of increasing responsibility in the energy banking departments of other major, publicly-traded United States financial institutions. Mr. Smith received an MBA in Corporate Finance & Banking from the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School). He also holds M.Ed and B.S. degrees from the University of Delaware.

Greg Fox
Senior Vice President of Operations and Reservoir Engineering
Mr. Fox has over thirty years of experience managing drilling, production and reservoir operations for start-up, emerging and high growth companies. Mr. Fox joined Warren Resources, Inc. from Dune Energy where he served as Senior Vice President – Operations after the acquisition of Goldking Energy in May 2007. Previously, Mr. Fox served as Manager of Engineering at Alpine Resources from 2002 to 2005 and Choctaw Corporation from 1999 – 2002, during which time he was fully responsible for operations and reserves evaluations, and positioned both companies for profitable sales. Prior to this, Mr. Fox served as Vice President, Production of Floyd Oil Company from 1992 through 1999. Mr. Fox is currently responsible for drilling, reserves evaluation, profit and loss, strategic business and market planning, staffing, budgeting, production operations and regulatory reporting with Warren Resources. Mr. Fox received a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University.


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