Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> March 13, 2001

Thomas Darden – Quicksilver Resources Inc (kwk)

THOMAS F. DARDEN, Chairman of Quicksilver Resources Inc., formerly served as President of Mercury Exploration Company from 1992 to 1997. During his 24 years with Mercury, the company acquired interests in more than 1,200 producing wells in Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Wyoming, Montana, New Mexico and Texas. He graduated with a BA in Economics from Tulane University in 1975. Mr. Darden serves on the Boards of Directors of MGV Energy, the Michigan Oil and Gas Association, Energy Producers Insurance Company, the United States Potential Gas Committee, and the Institute of Nautical Archeology. Profile
TWST: Could we begin with a brief overview of the company?

Mr. Darden: The company was originally founded as Mercury Exploration

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