Richard Green began his career in New Orleans, Louisiana with Shell Oil Company in 1973 after graduating from Kansas State University with a BS degree in geology. After working as a production engineer and development geologist in a number of Gulf Coast onshore and offshore fields, he accepted a position with DeGolyer and MacNaughton Consultants in Dallas Texas in 1978. At D&M he prepared volumetric reserve estimates on numerous Gulf Coast oil and gas fields prior to leaving the firm in 1980. Mr. Green worked for several Dallas independent oil companies prior to co-founding Dallas Petroleum Partners, a private oil company in 1986 where he explored and operated in several states and offshore Louisiana. He then joined Netherland Sewell Consultants in 1994 as a Vice-President-Geology and gained extensive international experience in West Africa, Russia and South America as well as multiple domestic basins. He co-founded LaRoche Petroleum Consultants in 1998 and performed numerous reserve, geologic and field studies both domestically and internationally until his resignation in 2006 to accept the president and CEO position at Saxon Oil Company in Dallas, TX. Mr. Green resigned from Saxon in 2010 to relocate to Missouri and resume his career as an independent consultant.