Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> August 1, 2004

Karl Arleth – Teton Petroleum Company (tpe)

KARL F. ARLETH is Chief Executive Officer and President of Teton Petroleum Company. He gained extensive experience in the former Soviet Union during his 21-year career with Amoco and BP Amoco. In 1998 he chaired the Board of the Azerbaijan International Operating Company (AIOC) for BP Amoco in Baku, Azerbaijan. Concurrently in 1997-1998, he was President of Amoco Caspian Sea Petroleum Ltd. in Azerbaijan and also Director of Strategic Planning for Amoco Corporations Worldwide Exploration and Production Sector in Chicago. From 1992 to 1996 Mr. Arleth was President of Amoco Poland Ltd. in Warsaw, Poland. Mr. Arleth attended the University of California at Riverside where he graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Geology in 1975. He then furthered his education by completing a Master's degree at San Diego State University as well as an Executive Developmental Program at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Profile
TWST: Please begin with a brief historical sketch of Teton Petroleum and

a picture of the things you're doing at the present time.

Mr. Arleth: The company was founded in 1996 with the