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Quest Oil has assembled an experienced team of oil and gas specialists and consultants to implement a focused exploration and developmentstrategy. Quest Oil’s current management team is led by Joseph Wallen, Frank Grabs and Robert J. Clark. As required, consultants and advisors are engaged on a contract basis to minimize capital expenditures.
Joseph F. Wallen
CEO and Director
Mr. Wallen graduated in 1978 from the University of Texas at San Antonio Business School, and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Mr. Wallenhas spent the last 30 years performing operations and administrative functions for numerous mid-tier oil and gas companies. Mr. Wallen is well placed to understand the intricacies of oil and gas accounting and field operations, including internal accounting, management of leases and government filings, and daily communications with field personnel.Although his main focus has been in the Texas oil and gas industry. Mr. Wallen has also worked in the prolific Altamont-Bluebell Field in the Uintah Basin of Utah. He handled the financial and field operations for Roadrunner Oil Inc, an independent operator. From 1992 to 1997, Mr. Wallen performed consulting for Tauren Exploration (Texas). In June 1997to August 2002, Mr. Wallen joined Road Runner Oil Inc (Utah). After the sale of the Road Runner properties, Mr. Wallen consulted for several oil and gas companies until March 2004. Thereafter, Mr. Wallen started his own company known as Wallstin Petroleum and in August, 2005, Mr. Wallen merged with Quest Oil Corporation. In January 2007 Mr. Wallen acquired B&B Oil, Inc., servingas President and CEO, and established Mason Oil & Gas, LLC acquiring his own oil and gas properties.
Vice President of Operations and Director
Mr. Grabs is currently owner of Ranger Vader Construction in Cisco, Texas. His experience includes construction management, trucking heavy equipment, excavation demolition and oil field service. His responsibilities during his extensive career include crew management, supplies control, payroll and submitting bids. Since 2008, Mr. Grabs was a partner of B&B Oil, Inc., coordinating work crews in workover operations in the oil and gas industry.
Robert J. Clark
Robert J. Clark is a thirty two year veteran in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Clark has numerous years of experience marketing crude oil and natural gas liquids for major energy firms that include PetroSource Partners, Farstad Oil & Gas, and Unichem. As a business owner and management consultant, Mr. Clark has experience in oil and gas lease acquisition, ownership, and operations, having successfully built and managed operational service companies for gas processing, well stimulation, and chemical applications in the energy complex.These firms included: Clark Chemicals, Founder and Owner; Champion Chemicals, District Manager; Clark Consulting, Owner; Gardner Clark, Inc., President, Owner; Permian-Texas NGL, L.P., Managing Partner; Excel Filters, L.P., Managing Partner; Permian Energy, L.L.C., Managing Partner. Mr. Clark currently serves as President of Hydrocarbon Imaging Services, LLC, a company that promotes a revolutionary radiometric technology that identifies and quantifies oil and gas fields.Mr. Clark has been a member of Society of Petroleum Engineers since 1981, has been an active member of the Board of Directors of the Permian Basin CO2 Symposium since 1998, and has been a member of the Permian Basin Gas Society since 1993-1999. Mr. Clark resides in Andrews, Texas, in the heart of the PermianBasin.