Dr. RG Bailey – President, Director, Investment Committee
Dr. RG Bailey is the chairman of Bailey Petroleum, LLC in Houston, Texas. Bailey Petroleum, LLC is involved in exploration and production ventures, with both consultation and working interest participation. Dr. RG Bailey has a lifetime career in the petroleum industry with extensive engineering, management and senior assignments. He has domestic and international experience in all aspects of the industry both upstream and downstream, with particular Middle East skills, along with U.S. onshore and offshore. Dr. RG Bailey is retired from Exxon, lastly as President, Exxon Arabian Gulf, where he was responsible for all Exxon business interests in the Arabian Gulf region. Currently he serves as Chief Executive Officer of another public company, MCW Energy.
Dr. RG Bailey is a member of Middle East Policy Council and a life member of American Institute of Chemical Engineers, and a noted author and speaker on energy and engineering topics. A native Houstonian, Dr. RG Bailey earned a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Houston, a Master of Science degree in chemical engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. from Columbia Pacific University. He has done post graduate work at Lamar University. He is a registered professional engineer in Texas.
Mike Pugh – Chief Financial Officer, Investment Committee
Mike Pugh is currently the CFO for the Fund. Mr. Pugh has over forty years of extensive experience in financial accounting and administrative management for publicly trading entities, with a concentration in E&P companies both domestic and international. Mr. Pugh held several positions at Devon/Santa Fe Snyder (a multi-national oil and gas E&P company with over 2,000 employees and 40,000 barrels per day production), culminating as International Treasurer. Mr. Pugh also worked as CFO/VP for several E&P startup ventures, where he successfully completed the public offering of securities and oversaw SEC regulatory, reporting and compliance responsibilities (10K, 10-Q, 8-K, Sarbanes-Oxley, etc.). Throughout his career, Mr. Pugh has negotiated several hundred million in funding and credit negotiations with banks and corporation in the energy sector, and he was responsible for several successful acquisitions and dispositions.
Dr. Robert J. Miles – Technical Evaluations for Oil and Gas Exploration Innovations Lead Geophysicist for Exploration Analysis, Investment Committee