John brings 37 years of experience in the land, operations, trade negotiations, acquisitions and divestitures aspects of the oil & gas exploration business and started his professional career in 1981 as a staff petroleum landman with Texas Oil & Gas Company (later TXO Production Company) working in the Upper Gulf Coast and South Texas areas after completing the Petroleum Land Management Program (PLM) at the University of Texas – Austin. In1986, TXO was sold to Marathon Oil, and John went to work for HNG Oil Company (later known as Enron Oil & Gas, then EOG Resources) as a Senior and Project Landman working primarily in the Upper Texas Gulf Coast and South Texas areas until December, 2002. After losing his Enron ESOP Retirement Assets, John resigned his position with EOG to form Mohican, but at EOG management’s request, John agreed to continue working for EOG on a part time (30 hour a week basis) as a contract landman until March, 2004. Later, John went to work for RG Exploration, Ltd. in 2004 and 2005 as a partial owner and then left to pursue full time duties as President of Mohican Operating, LLC. John has had over 25 years experience in the GIS Mapping technology and has built petroleum industry operations related software for use by Mohican Operating, LLC. John agreed to work for Fletcher Petroleum, LLC as a contract petroleum landman starting in May, 2018. John has maintained very close relationships with surface and mineral owners during his 37 years experience in the oil and gas industry.