October 1, 2008
Mining Oil Appointed Donald Beckham As Chief Operating Officer and President
HOUSTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Mining Oil, Inc. appointed Donald Beckham as Chief Operating Officer and President. Mr. Beckham's responsibilities will include the operating management and oversight of the Company's approximately 135 oil and natural gas wells. He will oversee all field and production operations consisting of the Company's operated and non-operated wells, as well as the operating budget thereto.
"Don is a man of outstanding integrity and character and brings to Mining Oil over 24 years of operating and management expertise in field and production operations. Don also has great strategic insight and excellent ideas on the growth of our business. We welcome Don and we know that he will be instrumental in facilitating and managing Mining Oil's rapid growth," said Van Levy, CEO of Mining Oil.Mr. Beckham is the President and founder of Beckham Resources, Inc. He founded Beckham Resources, Inc. in 1993 as an independent oil and natural gas company that acquires, explores and produces from mature oil and gas fields primarily in East Texas, South Texas and the Texas Gulf Coast.
Prior to founding Beckham Resources Inc., Mr. Beckham began his career in 1984 at Houston Oil Fields Corporation (HOFCO). Among Mr. Beckham's numerous responsibilities were the drilling, production, and operations of HOFCO's oil and natural gas properties. He managed approximately 100 company and contract personnel involved in HOFCO's oil and natural gas operations in approximately 10 major fields in Texas and Louisiana.
Prior to joining HOFCO, Mr. Beckham graduated from Mississippi State University with a BS in Petroleum Engineering.
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