Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> August 2, 2002

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: Could we begin with a brief historical sketch of Carrizo Oil & Gas

and then go on to recent events?

Mr. Johnson: We started Carrizo Oil & Gas in late 1993. We spent three

or four