Kent Roach has been appointed as Executive Vice President of Engineering of EnerJex Resources, Inc., effective October 20, 2014. He has 25 years of engineering experience from such prior companies as Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Exxon Mobil Corporation, Newfield Exploration, and Encore Acquisition Company, which was acquired by Denbury Resources. Mr. Roach has diverse reservoir engineering experience with extensive qualifications in identifying and assessing production and reserve growth opportunities. In addition, Mr. Roach has a strong background in preparing geologically based, fit-for-purpose, capital-efficient development programs that leverage modern technologies. Mr. Roach's strengths include reservoir simulation, enhanced oil recovery, unconventional resource assessment, asset development planning, reserve engineering, and geologic modeling. Mr. Roach's recent work focused on the horizontal Wolfcamp play in West Texas and the Zubair Field in Southern Iraq, one of the largest oil fields in the world.
EnerJex Resources, Inc., an independent energy company, acquires, exploits, develops, and produces crude oil and natural gas in the United States. The company owns oil and gas leases in Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska, and Texas. As of December 31, 2016, its total net proved oil and gas reserves consisted of 1.6 million barrels of oil equivalents. The company is headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.