James C. Crain


Mr. Crain has been in the energy industry for over 30 years, both as an attorney and as an executive officer. Since 1984, Mr. Crain has been an officer of Marsh Operating Company, an investment management company focusing on energy investing, including his current position as president, which he has held since 1989. Mr. Crain has served as general partner of Valmora Partners, L.P., a private investment partnership that invests in the oil and gas sector, among others, since 1997. Before joining Marsh in 1984, Mr. Crain was a partner in the law firm of Jenkens & Gilchrist, where he headed the firm's energy section. Mr. Crain is a director of Crosstex Energy, Inc., a midstream natural gas company, GeoMet, Inc., a natural gas exploration and production company, and Approach Resources, Inc., an independent oil and natural gas company. During the past five years, Mr. Crain has also been a director of Crosstex Energy, GP, LLC, the general partner of a midstream natural gas company, and Crusader Energy Group Inc., an oil and gas exploration and production company.