Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> October 27, 2003

S.p. Johnson Iv – Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc (crzo)

S.P. 'CHIP' JOHNSON IV has served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc., since December 1993. Prior to that, he worked 15 years for Shell Oil Company. His managerial positions included Operations Superintendent, Manager of Planning and Finance and Manager of Development Engineering. Mr. Johnson is a Registered Petroleum Engineer and has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado. Mr. Johnson is a Director of the recently formed Pinnacle Gas Resources, Inc. Profile
TWST: Would you start with a quick overview of Carrizo Oil & Gas?

Mr. Johnson: We started Carrizo in 1993 to take advantage of 3-D seismic

improvements, especially in the onshore Gulf