Thomas E. Jorden was named President and Chief Executive Officer of Cimarex in September 2011 and Chairman of the Board in August 2012. Mr. Jorden previously served as Executive Vice President of Exploration since the formation of Cimarex in December 2003 and held that same position at Key Production Company, Inc., Cimarex’s predecessor. He joined Key in November 1993 as Chief Geophysicist and later as Vice President of Exploration (October 1999 to September 2002). Prior to joining Key, Mr. Jorden was with Union Pacific Resources and Superior Oil Company. He is a graduate of the Colorado School of Mines where he earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in Geophysics.
Joseph R. Albi was elected to the Board of Directors in September 2011 when he was also named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Cimarex. He previously served as Executive Vice President of Operations since March 2005 and Senior Vice President of Corporate Engineering since December 2003. He joined Key Production Company, Inc. in 1994 where he held positions of increasing responsibility prior to its merger with Cimarex. Prior to joining Key, Mr. Albi was with Black Dome Energy Corporation, Apache Corporation and Nicor Exploration Company. Mr. Albi is a graduate of the Colorado School of Mines where he earned a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering and a M.S. in Mineral Economics.
Hans Helmerich joined the Cimarex Board of Directors in 2002. Mr. Helmerich has been the Chairman of the Board of Helmerich & Payne since 2012 and has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Helmerich & Payne from 1989 to 2014. Mr. Helmerich also serves as a director of Atwood Oceanics, Inc.
David A. Hentschel has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2002. Mr. Hentschel served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Occidental Oil and Gas Corporation from 1997 until his retirement in 1999, at which time he was retained as a consultant to the company. From 1995 until 1997 Mr. Hentschel served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Occidental Petroleum Ltd., since renamed Nexen Inc. Mr. Hentschel also serves as a director of Nexen Inc.
Mr. Logan was elected to the Board of Directors in March 2009. Mr. Logan is the co-founder and director of Basic Materials and Services LLC (Denver, Colorado), a privately held company that invests in companies providing specialized services for the pipeline construction and sand/silica industries. Mr. Logan was the co-founder of TransMontaigne (Denver, Colorado) in 1995 where he served as Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer and a director through 2002. From 1987 to 1995 he was Senior Vice President/Finance, Chief Financial Officer and a director of Associated Natural Gas Corporation. Prior to that Mr. Logan was with Dillon Read & Co. Inc. and Rothschild, Inc.
Floyd R. Price
Mr. Price was elected to the Board of Directors in December 2012. He has over 35 years of experience in the exploration and production business. Mr. Price spent 18 years with Apache Corp. before his retirement from the company in 2009 most recently serving as Executive Vice President and Corporate Exploration Officer and previously as President of Apache Canada, Ltd. and President of Apache’s international exploration and production subsidiaries. Mr. Price is currently Chairman of the Board of Tamarack Valley Energy, a Canadian public company, and is an independent member of the Board of Directors of Source Energy and of Nemaha Oil and Gas Company, both private oil and gas companies
Monroe W. Robertson has been a member of the Cimarex Board of Directors since 2005. Mr. Robertson has 30 years of experience with both major and independent oil and gas companies, with responsibilities progressing from financial analysis and corporate planning to management roles including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Robertson holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Lisa A. Stewart joined the Cimarex Board of Directors in October 2015. Ms. Stewart is the Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Sheridan Production Partners, a privately-owned oil and gas operating company she founded in 2007. Prior to 2007, Ms. Stewart served as Executive Vice President of El Paso Corporation and President of El Paso E&P from 2004 to 2006. From 1984 to 2004, Ms. Stewart was with Apache Corporation where she most recently served as Executive Vice President with responsibility for reservoir engineering, business development, land, environmental, health and safety and corporate purchasing. Ms. Stewart served as a director at Talisman Energy Inc. from 2009 until its acquisition in May 2015, including as the Chair of the Reserves Committee and a member of the Human Resources Committee.
Michael J. Sullivan has been a member of the Cimarex Board of Directors since 2002. Since 2001 Mr. Sullivan has been Special Counsel with Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP. From 1998 until 2001 Mr. Sullivan served as the United States Ambassador to Ireland. From 1995 until 1998 He practiced law with the firm of Brown, Drew, Apostolos, Massey & Sullivan. Mr. Sullivan also served two terms as Governor of the State of Wyoming.
L. Paul Teague has been a member of the Cimarex Board of Directors since 2002. He spent over 35 years with Texaco before retiring from the company in 1994. He held a variety of positions of responsibility while with Texaco including Vice President, Western Region, Texaco Exploration & Producing Inc. in Denver; Vice President, New Orleans Producing Division of Texaco USA; and Vice President, Producing Department, Texaco USA in Houston. His industry affiliations include Chairman of the API Executive Committee on Drilling and Production Practices; President of the Colorado Petroleum Association; director and executive committee member of the Rocky Mountain Oil & Gas Association; and executive committee member of the Louisiana Oil & Gas Association.