a commitment to expansion

Officers and Directors

A group of highly experienced oil and gas industry professionals dedicated to carrying out your project.

Tom Elliot – President

Tom is a 1967 graduate of Colorado School of Mines with a degree in Petroleum Engineering. He has been in the oil and gas industry for 50 years and has managed operations on the Gulf Coast and in the Gulf of Mexico for numerous companies as well as the Rocky Mountain and LA Basins. Tom analyses all oil and gas opportunities and manages all operations for the company.

Don Petrillo – Vice President and General Counsel

Don is a graduate of Michigan State Law School, and has been a practicing attorney for 40 years.

Alan Todd – Chief Financial Officer, CFO

Alan is a licensed CPA in Texas who began his career as an accountant with Westland Oil and Gas. He has been in private tax and business accounting practice for the last 25 years. Alan is in charge of all financial matters of the company.

Jack Tompkins - Chairman of Board

Jack is a Baylor graduate and a CPA in Texas. He has served as CFO of major oil and gas companies as well as headed up the Houston office of Arthur Andersen. He is an oil and gas and real estate investor with holdings in East Texas as well as along the Gulf Coast.

Andrew A Levy – Director

Andy is a Summa Cum Laude Graduate of Yale in Electrical Engineering and a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Harvard Law School. He practiced law in New York for twelve years and then has been head of Redstone Capital (Stamford, CT) for the last thirty years. He has been an oil and gas investor for the last 32 years and has been associated with the company since 1990.

Paul Bornstein – Director

Paul is a graduate of Fordham University with a Master of Business Administration. Paul began his career as an investigative reporter for Forbes Magazine. He then managed the oil and gas assets for Travelers Insurance Company. Paul has been an in dependent stock analyst and investor in the oil and gas sector for the last 25 years, most of that with the company.

Dennis McGrath CPA, MBA – Controller

Dennis has spent 30 years working as a senior oil and gas accountant and as a Controller for various oil and gas operators. He served as Senior Auditor for KPMG, Grant Thornton, and was contract auditor for Deloitte. Dennis has a BS in accounting and MBA from Fairfield Dickinson University, New Jersey. He is also an adjunct professor at Lone Star College, Houston, Texas.


The company is owned by outside shareholders as well as by member of the board. Major shareholders include Phil Tuttle, background above, as well as Robert L. Clarke, former Comptroller of the Currency of the United States. Mr. Clarke is on the securities board of Dubai, and is of counsel to Bracewell and Patterson (Houston) in International Banking Law.