Warren names James Watt as president and CEO
The Company expects that Mr. Watt will be named to the Board of Directors at the next meeting of the Board of Directors. Mr. Watt joins Warren Resources, Inc. from Dune Energy, Inc., where he served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director.
Prior to joining Dune in 2007, Mr. Watt also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Remington Oil and Gas Corporation since February 1998 and the Chairman of Remington since May 2003, until Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. acquired Remington in July 2006.
From 1993 through 1997, Mr. Watt served as Vice President—Exploration of Seagull E&P, Inc., and from 1991-1993, he served as Vice President—exploration and exploitation of Nerco Oil and Gas. From August 2006 through March 2007, Mr. Watt also served as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Maverick Oil & Gas, Inc.
Mr. Watt currently serves on the Board of Directors of Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc., where he is Chairman of the Board, and Helix. He received a B.S. in Physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. ■