Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> March 10, 2003

Donald Hosmer – Royale Energy Inc (royl)

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. Profile
TWST: Would you give us a brief historical sketch of Royale

Energy and a picture of the company as it is now?

Mr. Hosmer: Royale Energy is a natural gas exploration and

production company