Robert D. McCutcheon serves as Vice President and General Counsel for the Company and has been employed by the Company since November, 2003. Mr. McCutcheon is admitted in the Oklahoma and Texas state courts, the United States Supreme Court, and various federal appellate and district courts. Mr. McCutcheon has extensive legal experience in the business of oil and gas exploration and production including litigation, transactions, acquisitions and financing as well as general corporate matters, human resources and formation of business entities. Mr. McCutcheon was the principal drafter of the Oklahoma Oil and Gas Lien Act of 2010 and participated in the drafting of the Uniform Comments thereto. Mr. McCutcheon also participated in the drafting of the Oklahoma Exploration Rights Act of 2011 and the Oklahoma Energy Litigation Reform Act. Mr. McCutcheon serves on the Legal Committee for the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association and was Co-Chair from 2009-2011. Mr. McCutcheon received the 2010 Member of the Year Award from the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. McCutcheon had been a member of both large and small private law firms with a multi-state practice. Mr. McCutcheon holds an undergraduate degree from Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas and a law degree from Vanderbilt University School of Law.