Kazuki “Yama” Yamaguchi - Chairman
Jamie Benard – President & Chief Operating Officer
Hiromasa (Hiro) Ebihara - SVP Corporate Development
Paul C. Braun - Vice President - Land, Legal & Business Development
Hilton Guillory - Vice President – Engineering & Geosciences
Michael Bailey - VP Finance and Administration
Michael joined SDR in September 2018 and brings more than 20 years of experience in the energy sector. Prior to joining the company he was CFO at First River Energy, VP Commercial Finance at Wood Mackenzie and led various accounting and finance teams during his eighteen year career at BP both in the US and the UK. He brings significant experience in accounting, finance, strategy and performance management. Michael holds a Bachelor of Accounting degree from Purdue University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago. In addition, he is a Certified Public Accountant.
Doug Miller - Manager - Operations
Doug joined SDR in September of 2018 and brings an extensive operational background. A 2002 Mechanical Engineering graduate from Kansas State University, Doug started his career in compressor station and pipeline design on the downstream side of the industry. Continuing to enhance his skill set by moving upstream at El Paso/EP Energy, he served in Facilities, Completions, and Production Engineering capacities. Doug’s roles have exposed him to a variety of development strategies and operational complexities including experience across different basins; including Arkoma and Black Warrior Basin (CBM), Haynesville, Permian, Uinta and Eagle Ford. Through Facilities and Completions departments, Doug spent 6 years developing and optimizing the Eagle Ford, focusing on green field development, operational and capital efficiencies, and completion design optimization.
Takuro Kojima - Senior Manager Special Projects
Kunimitsu (Hashi) Ohashi - Manager - Reservoir Engineering
Jason Petrossi – Assistant Controller
Jason joined SDR in March 2019 and brings more than 10 years of experience in the energy sector. Prior to joining SDR, Jason was in the Midstream Accounting Group at Noble Energy, worked in several accounting departments at Occidental Petroleum during his six-year tenure and also worked several accounting roles at Opportune LP. His primary focus has been revenue and regulatory accounting but also has experience with midstream accounting for all commodities. Jason holds a Bachelor of Accounting from Texas A&M University.