Keith G. Larsen is the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of U.S. Energy Corp. He has over 25 years of experience in the natural resource sector including oil and gas and mineral project development and financing.
Thomas R Bandy has over 35 years of management and operational experience in the oil and gas industry. From 1976 to 1982, Mr. Bandy worked as a petroleum engineer for various oil and gas companies, including Phillips Petroleum Company, Getty Oil Company and Snyder Oil Company. From 1983 to 1996, Mr. Bandy founded and managed ProTechnics International Inc. an innovative company in the field of oil and gas services. From 1997 to 2007, Mr. Bandy founded and managed Production Access Inc., which developed software code for an information management system used by small to mid-size oil companies to capture and manage drilling, production, and financial data. Beginning in 2007, Mr. Bandy worked for Blue Tip Energy Management, LLC, a private equity company formed to purchase and expand producing oil and gas assets in Utah, Wyoming, Kansas and Missouri. Mr. Bandy departed from Blue Tip Energy mid-2012 and is currently retired. (3, 4) Director
Stephen V. Conrad was elected to the Board of Directors on June 25, 2010. Mr. Conrad is a former Partner of Deloitte & Touche LLP and Arthur Andersen LLP. He has over 35 years of experience in serving public company clients including numerous oil and gas and mining companies. For the past five years Mr. Conrad has been a managing member of several oil and gas exploration and development funds. Mr. Conrad is a CPA with a B. S. Degree in accounting from Montana State University.
Jerry W. Danni has more than thirty (30) years of experience in the domestic and international mining industry including: Executive Vice President and Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs for Golden Minerals Company; Senior Vice President, Environment, Health and Safety for Kinross Gold Corporation; Vice President, Environmental Affairs for Cyprus Climax Metals Company; and Director, Corporate Environmental and Government Affairs for Lac Minerals Ltd. Mr. Danni has a Bachelor of Chemistry degree from Western State College and is a member of the Society of Mining Engineers. Mr. Danni has also served on the Board of Directors for the National Mining Association and the Board of Trustees of the Northwest Mining Association.
Leo A. Heath has almost 40 years of experience in the oil and gas industry including: Department Head/Assistant Professor of Petroleum Engineering at Montana Tech; Manager of production engineering and field operations in Montana for EnCana Energy Resources, Inc.; District Manager and Production Manager for North American Resources Company; Partner and Owner of Sylvan Petroleum Corp.; Development Manager for Petro Lewis Corp.; Drilling and Production Manager for TXO Production Corp.; and other engineering positions with various other oil and gas companies. Mr. Heath has both a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering and a Masters degree in Project Engineering and Management from Montana Tech. Mr. Heath is a Registered Professional Engineer, a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, and also serves as a Member of the Board of Directors for the Montana Petroleum Association.
Mark J. Larsen is the President and Chief Operating Officer of U.S. Energy Corp. He has over 20 years of experience in the natural resource sector including oil and gas and mineral project development and financing. He received a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Wyoming.
Robert Scott Lorimer is formerly the Chief Financial Officer, Vice President of Finance and Treasurer of U.S. Energy Corp. Mr. Lorimer received a B.S. in Finance, Accounting, Economics and German from Brigham Young University and worked towards a Masters in Accountancy at the University of Nebraska. Prior to joining U.S. Energy Corp., Mr. Lorimer served as Controller for Federal American Partners, a joint venture between Tennessee Valley Authority, Federal Resources and American Nuclear. Mr. Lorimer has extensive experience in government, cost, tax and financial accounting