Rich Frommer

Great Western Petroleum LLC, President & CEO

Mr. Frommer has served as President and Chief Executive Officer since February 2013. Mr. Frommer has over 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. From May 2002 to November 2012, Mr. Frommer was Senior Vice President in the Rocky Mountain division at Samson Resources Company until its sale to KKR & Co., L.P. Prior to Mr. Frommer’s time at Samson Resources Company, Mr. Frommer spent four years at HS Resources Inc. as New Ventures Manager where he was responsible for entrance into new areas and plays in Colorado, Wyoming and Louisiana. Prior to that, he attended advanced oil and gas management courses at Southern Methodist University. Mr. Frommer earned his Bachelor of Arts in Earth Sciences from New York State University College at Oneonta. He is a Wyoming Certified Professional Geologist.

We believe that Mr. Frommer’s significant experience as an executive of oil and gas companies, together with his training as a geologist and broad industry knowledge, enable Mr. Frommer to provide the board of directors with executive counsel on a full range of business, strategic and professional matters.