Donald H. Hosmer

DONALD H. HOSMER is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director and co-
Founder of Royale Energy, Inc. In October 1985 Mr. Hosmer, along with
his father and brothers, founded Royale Petroleum Corporation. In
October 1986, Royale Energy, Inc., was incorporated in preparation for
the involvement of outside shareholders for the first time. Mr. Hosmer
was responsible for the marketing aspects of the company. In this
capacity, his department has funded over $40 million in oil and natural
gas acquisitions since 1984. Mr. Hosmer publishes the Royale Energy
Report, a quarterly publication that provides an informative summary of
company activities as well as the state of the natural gas industry. He
is a member of the Speakers Bureau of the Independent Petroleum
Association of America (IPAA) and registered as an oil and gas industry
expert on the Business Wire’s ExpertSource service. He has successfully
directed the funding of 150 oil and natural gas wells throughout the
major geologic basins in the US. Under his leadership, Royale became the
largest independent natural gas producer in California.