Mr. Ingriselli is a seasoned leader and entrepreneur with over 40 years of experience in the energy industry with a wide-ranging exploration and production experience in diverse geographies, business climates and political environments. From 1979 to 2001, Mr. Ingriselli worked at Texaco in diverse senior executive positions, including President of Texaco International Operations, where he directed Texaco’s global initiatives in exploration and development. While at Texaco, Mr. Ingriselli, among other activities, led Texaco’s initiatives in exploration and development in China, Russia, Australia, India, Venezuela and many other countries. From 2005 to 2018, Mr. Ingriselli was the founder, President, CEO and Chairman of PEDEVCO Corp. and Pacific Asia Petroleum, Inc., both energy companies which are or were listed on NYSE American. Mr. Ingriselli is a member of the Board of Directors of DataSight Corporation and NXT Energy Solutions Inc. (TSX:SFD; OTC QB:NSFDF) and is also on the Board of Trustees of the Eurasia Foundation, and is the founder and Chairman of Brightening Lives Foundation, Inc., a charitable public foundation. Mr. Ingriselli graduated from Boston University in 1975 with a B.S. in business administration. He also earned an M.B.A. from New York University in both finance and international finance in 1977 and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 1979. Mr. Ingriselli has served as our President since 2019.