James E. Sigmon

JAMES E. SIGMON has served as President of The Exploration Company of
Delaware, Inc., since February 1985 and from July 1984 to October 1984.
He has been a Director of TXCO since July 1984. As an engineer, Mr.
Sigmon has been active for more than 30 years in the exploration and
development of oil and gas properties. Prior to joining The Exploration
Company, he served in the management of a private oil and gas
exploration company active in drilling wells in South Texas. He received
a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the
University of Texas at Arlington.