James Painter

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James H. Painter has served as Executive Vice President, Gulf of Mexico of Cobalt International Energy, L.P. since its inception in November 2005. Mr. Painter has more than 32 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to joining Cobalt, from February 2004 to September 2005, Mr. Painter was the Senior Vice President of Exploration and Technology at Unocal Corporation. Prior to his position at Unocal Corporation (following the merger between Ocean Energy Inc. and Devon Energy Corporation), from April 2003 to October 2003, Mr. Painter served as the Vice President of Exploration at Devon Energy Corporation, an oil and gas exploration and production company. From January 1995 to April 2003, Mr. Painter served in various manager and executive positions at Ocean Energy Inc. (and its predecessor Flores and Rucks, Inc.) with his final position as Senior Vice President of Gulf of Mexico and International Exploration. Additional industry experience includes positions at Forest Oil Corporation, an independent oil and gas exploration and production company, Mobil Oil Corporation and Superior Oil Company, Inc. Mr. Painter holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology from Louisiana State University.

James H. Painter has served as Executive Vice President, Gulf of Mexico of Cobalt International Energy, L.P. since its inception in November 2005. Mr. Painter holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology from Louisiana State University.

Other CAB Members

Anadarko Petroleum Robert Patrick Daniels
Chesapeake Energy Scott D. Sachs
Cobalt International Energy, L.P. James Painter
ConocoPhillips James W. Handschy
Devon Energy Corporation Herbert G. Martin
Halliburton Timothy Probert
IHS Energy Group Philip Herald Stark
Marathon Oil Corporation Annell R. Bay
Petro-Hunt W. Herbert Hunt
PetroChina Company Limited Jia Chengzao
Remora Energy Steven Bell
Statoil William Maloney