Board Member

Richard Burnett

Richard Burnett has been a member of our Board since December 2018 and currently serves as Chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr. Burnett became the President and Chief Executive Officer of Silver Creek Oil & Gas, a privately owned independent oil and natural gas company engaged in the acquisition, development and exploration of unconventional natural gas and oil resources in the United States in November 2019. He previously served as Chief Financial Officer of Covey Park Energy, a private E&P company sponsored by Denham Capital, from July 2017 until Covey Park Energy was sold to Comstock Resources in July 2019. Prior to joining Covey Park Energy, Mr. Burnett served as Chief Financial Officer of Double Eagle Energy Holdings II, a U.S. onshore E&P partnership with Apollo Natural Resource Partners from August 2016 until its sale to Parsley Energy, Inc. during the first half of 2017. Prior to Double Eagle Energy Holdings II, Mr. Burnett spent three years at EXCO Resources, Inc., a publicly-traded, U.S. onshore, E&P company serving as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer. From 2002 to November 2013, Mr. Burnett was at KPMG LLP, an international accounting firm where he served as the Partner in Charge of the Energy Audit Practice within the Dallas / Ft. Worth Business Unit starting in June of 2012. Prior to joining KPMG LLP, Mr. Burnett spent time at Arthur Anderson LLP and Marine Drilling Companies, Inc. Mr. Burnett is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas and received a B.B.A in Accounting from Texas Tech University.