Paul T. Horne

Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board

Paul T. Horne is Chairman of the Board and also serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of our general partner and was appointed to this position effective March 1, 2015. Previously, Mr. Horne served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from March 16, 2012 until his appointment as Chief Executive Officer. Prior to that, Mr. Horne served as Executive Vice President of Operations of our general partner from our founding in October 2005 to March 2012. From January 2000 to October 2005, Mr. Horne served as Operations Manager of Moriah Resources, Inc. From January 1985 to January 2000, Mr. Horne worked for Mobil E&P U.S. Inc. in a variety of petroleum engineering and operations management roles primarily in the Permian Basin. Mr. Horne has a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University. Mr. Horne has 31 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry with 29 years of experience in the Permian Basin.