T. Grant Johnson, President of Lone Star Production Company, identifies and negotiates exploration opportunities for the Company and its partners. In 1981, Grant received a BBA in Petroleum Land Management from The University of Texas. He began his career as a contract field Landman where he gained experience in courthouse records and oil and gas leasing. From 1983 to 1991, Grant served as Land Manager for Alcom Exploration, Inc. He was responsible for all land related duties associated with the generation and marketing of exploration prospects in numerous trends in Texas. During his association with Alcorn Exploration Inc., Grant formed Lone Star Production Company which participated in projects generated by Alcorn. In 1991, he joined Texon Corporation while continuing to manage the assets of Lone Star Production Company. While at Texon, Grant gained experience in the wholesale energy marketing segment of the industry. His dutie included crude oil marketing and natural gas processing. In 1995, Grant left Texon to pursue exploration opportunities with Jessie and David Dally through Lone Star Production Company. Grant is a member of the American Association of Professional Landmen (landman.org), Houston Association of Professional Landmen, Permian Basin Landmen's Association, Houston Producer's Forum, IPAA, TIPRO, ADAM Permian and ADAM Houston. He is a licensed Texas Real Estate Broker. Grant has held several offices for WHAPL including President in 1987-88. At HAPL, he currently serves on the Service, Permian Networking and is a mentor to young Landmen under HAPL's Mentor Program. In 2009, Grant was named HAPL's "Outstanding Landman of the Year." For AAPL, the national Landmen association, Grant serves on the Annual Meeting Committee and is past chairmen of AAPL's NAPE Operators Committee, Forms Committee and Annual Meeting Committee. Grant received the "AAPL Committeeman of the Year" in 2014. He was named one of Texas Monthly/TIPRO's Top 15 Landmen in 2012 and to Houston Business Journal's Who's Who in Energy in 2014



David J. Dally, is a joint venture geologist with Lone Star Production Company and President of Ring Exploration Inc. He has been an active generator of drilling prospects based upon extensive regional geological analysis. He is fourth generation in the oil and gas business and has been actively engaged in oil and gas exploration since 1983. His experience is rooted in and builds on several decades of family geologic expertise, industry philosophy, and a privately owned and maintained database. Mr. Dally holds a B.B.A. and M.B.A. in Finance and a M.S. in Geology from Texas A&M University. He spent the first 3 years of his career with Petrocorp Inc. as an exploration geologist. He generated drilling prospects and evaluated the geologic and economic merits of prospect submittals. In 1986 he joined Jesse L. Dally & Associates, his family’s exploration firm, and has been continuously engaged in prospect development on the Eastern Shelf, in the Midland Basin and the Val Verde Basin. In 2002 Mr. Dally formed Ring Exploration Inc. with which to pursue working interest opportunities in his internally generated drilling prospects. David is a member of the American Association of Professional Geologists, Certified Professional Geologist – AAPG Division of Professional Affairs, West Texas Geological Society, Permian Basin Section – Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Houston Geological Society, and Licensed Geologist – Texas Board of Professional Geoscientists



Blake Philip Patterson, is a joint venture geologist with Lone Star Production Company and geologist with Ring Exploration Inc. He is second generation in the oil and gas business and has been actively engaged in oil and gas exploration since 2004. Mr. Patterson holds a B.S. in Geology from Texas A&M University. He joined Ring Exploration in 2006 and has participated in oil and gas prospecting in the Midland and Val Verde Basins of West Texas. Blake is a member of the American Association of Professional Geologists, West Texas Geological Society, and Houston Geological Society



Eli Robert Huffman III, joined Lone Star Production Company in 2008 as a Landman and is responsible for identifying opportunities & negotiating with mineral owners, energy companies and their legal representatives. Eli is licensed to practice law in the State of Texas, and is an active member in good standing with the Oil, Gas and Energy Section of the State Bar of Texas. He holds a B.A. in Government with a minor in Business from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Juris Doctorate from St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio where as a member of the Phi Delta Phi honors fraternity he focused his studies in Oil, Gas & Natural Resources, Real Property, and Land & Mineral Title in Texas. Eli is current chairman of the Permian Social Committee for the Houston Association of Professional Landmen (HAPL) and an active member in the following professional organizations: American Association of Professional Landmen, West Houston Association of Professional Landmen, Independent Producers Association of America and HAPL. Prior to attending law school, Eli lived in Alaska where he managed a sport fishing lodge in Bristol Bay and was a licensed hunting and fishing guide for Master Guide Jake Gaudet



Michael Ross Wendt, is a Petroleum Engineer with Lone Star Production Company, joining the team 2013. Michael has an extensive background in conventional and unconventional completions across the state of Texas. He actively assists LSPC’s partners in research of leading edge completion operations, economic evaluation, and production forecasting. A Houston native, Mr. Wendt holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Southern California. Prior to Lone Star Production Company, Michael launched his career as a field engineer and district technical supervisor for Baker Hughes Inc., participating in over 2,100 hydraulic fracturing stages. He established and directed the engineering team in designing, executing, and managing hydraulic fracturing stimulation treatments across South and Southeast Texas. Michael is an active member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers Gulf Coast Section (SPE-GCS) and Permian Basin Section (SPE-PB) and the American Association of Drilling Engineers