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DOUGLAS W GAITHER, President
Douglas Gaither has over twenty five years of Petroleum Engineering, Petroleum Geology, Supervision and Managerial experience. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering in 1985 from Texas Tech University, he performed extensive research studies for the Earth Sciences Research Institute (E.S.R.I.). Douglas earned his Masters in Geology from the University of South Carolina in 1987. Prior to joining Petroleum Resources of Texas, Inc., the predecessor to Gaither Petroleum Corporation, he has worked for Marathon Oil and Amoco Production Company. For the last 5 years he has served as President and General Manager for Atlas Petroleum Exploration Worldwide Ltd. (APEX) the international affiliate of the Quantum Group. Prior to that Douglas served as Vice President of Engineering and Exploration for Gaither Petroleum's U.S. operations for over 15 years. He was responsible for developing and implementing the company's Exploration and Exploitation Programs as well as supervising the development of individual drilling prospects. He supervised all aspects of onshore and offshore drilling, workover and production operations for the company.
Douglas is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG). He is also active in community through his association with his local church. He lives in Katy Texas, west of Houston with his four children and his wife Cindy, who previously served as Controller for Gaither Petroleum.