Mr. Le Norman has over 25 years of industry experience. He has founded, grown and sold several oil and natural gas ventures over the years. Templar represents the second time First Reserve and Trilantic Capital Partners have backed David Le Norman, who previously served as CEO of TLP Energy, another Anadarko Basin focused E & P company. Prior to TLP, Mr. Le Norman found Le Norman Energy Corp (1995) and Le Norman Partners (2000), both of which merged with Patina Oil and Gas in 2002. Other notable ventures include Crusader Energy, Crusader II and III, Knight Energy Group, Knight II, Hawk Energy, White River Energy and Le Norman Properties. Buyers included Chesapeake, Encore Acquisition, Jones Energy, and NFR Energy (Sabine Oil and Gas). Mr. Le Norman has also held various engineering and business development roles at Texaco between 1987 and 1995. Mr. Le Norman holds a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering fromt he University of Wyoming, master's work in Chemical Engineering at Oklahoma State University and a M.B.A. from Oklahoma City University.