About Houston Natural Resources
Houston Natural Resources Corp is a global natural resource corporation located in Houston, Texas, and it is a financially audited and a publicly reporting corporation, public-listing under the ticker symbol (HNRC) that will be a fully-reporting company on the NASDAQ OTC Markets. WNTR owns 100% of the shares of Houston Natural Resources Inc.
Houston Natural Resources Inc. owns 100% of the shares of its subsidiary, HNR Oil Services LLC, a Texas limited liability company, specializing in recycling and remediation of oil produced contaminates. HNR Oil Services will own and operate a licensed reclamation plant strategically located in south Texas.
Houston Natural Resources Management Team
Houston Natural Resources Corp., and its subsidiaries are led by a highly qualified and experience Team of business experts, engineers, geologist, geophysicist, scientist and accountants. Collectively contributing their many decades professional and practical experience collectively for HNR and its shareholders.
Donald H. Goree | Chairman & C.E.O
Donald H. Goree has over 40 years’ experience in oil and gas industry involving exploration and production, oil and gas pipeline construction and operations, natural gas gathering, processing and gas liquification. Mr. Goree served as Chairman and Chief Executive officer of Azur Holdings Corp, Managing Director of Reliance IB Fund LLC, and Chairman / CEO of Global Xchange Solutions AG. Mr. Goree has over 30 years’ experience in commercial and Investment Banking.
Donald W. Orr | President
Donald W. Orr is a degreed geologist with over 42 years of experience in the petroleum geology and production operations. Mr. Orr has drilled over 250 wells with a success rate exceeding 70%and worked-over or rejuvenated more than 200 wells as owner and operator. Mr. Orr formerly held a position with Seven Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Weatherford International in 2005, where he pioneered numerous innovations in UBD (underbalanced drilling). Mr. Orr additionally founded XNP Resources.
David Elks, Manager and President | HNR Oil Services LLC
David Elks has over 35 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry. Mr. Elks has built, installed, and operated multiple oil and gas processing plants and facilities in and outside of the US, including but not limited to, crude oil topping plants, pipe line products recycling, drilling waste recycling, and waste oil recycling plants. Mr. Elks has owned and operated several oil service companies, supervising work-over rigs and machine shops; also Mr. Elks has supervised oil field mechanics and roustabout crews related oil field gathering facilities. Mr. Elks owned and operated multiple oil and gas fields.
David M. Smith, Esq | HNR Oil and Gas and general Corporate Legal Counsel
David M. Smith is a licensed attorney in Texas with over 40 years’ experience in the legal field of oil and gas exploration and production, manufacturing, purchase and sale agreements, exploration agreements, land and leaseholds, right of ways, pipelines, surface use, joint operating agreements, joint interest agreements, participation agreements operations as well as transactional and litigation experience in oil and gas, real estate, bankruptcy and commercial industries. Mr. Smith has represented a number of companies in significant oil and gas transactions, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property research and development and sales in the oil and gas drilling business sector. Mr. Smith spent ten years as a landman serving as Vice President of Land and, later, as President of a small public Canadian company until shifting to law to create his own independent legal practice. Mr. Smith holds a degree in Finance from Texas A&M University, a Doctor of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law and is licensed before the Texas Supreme Court. Mr. Smith serves as General Counsel of Bitcoin Oil, Corp. USA and serves on the Advisory Board to Bitcoin Oil, LLC.
Mr. Diego (Dean) Rojas | Chief Operations Officer / Director of Engineering
Mr. Diego Rojas graduated with Honors from University of Florida with BS in Mechanical Engineering and was named by Faculty as “The Outstanding Mechanical Engineer Student” of his graduating class. Mr. Rojas went to work for Exxon Company USA in theirs Southeast Division headquarters in New Orleans, Louisiana. Rojas has 40 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry with most of that experience in energy operations onshore, offshore and internationally. Mr. Rojas rose rapidly through the ranks at Exxon and became District Engineering Manager for their Offshore District with responsibility for more than 75 engineers, 200 offshore platforms and 2,000 wells. Subsequent from leaving Exxon, Mr. Rojas led several independent companies both in the United States and Latin America. Among these was Enercap Corp which he founded as DCR Petroleum before doing a reverse merger takeover with a public entity and creating a market cap in excess of $100 million. Prior to DRC Petroleum Mr. Rojas was and independent acquisitions and operations consultant involved in E&P and services company activities. Mr. Rojas was later named as VP of King Ranch Capital and managed its acquisitions group.Mr. Rojas is bi-lingual and quite multi-cultural in various American/European/Latin American cultures.
Mr. Bryant Mook | VP Petroleum Engineer
Mr. Bryant Mook holds equity, senior management, or advisory positions in several companies: DEP Dominican Energy and Mining Partners, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; MEPHCO, Mook Energy and Production Holding Company, LLC.; ABC Development Funding, Houston; Elk Petroleum Ltd, Sydney, Australia; La Cortez Petroleum, Bogotá, Colombia. Petroleum Engineering and Geological Advisor with more than 40 years of multi-disciplinary experience in oil and gas onshore and offshore assets (shallow and deep-water), both domestic and international. Management of oil and gas entities for and management of oil and gas well production and operations, production optimization, reserve and economic estimation, enhanced oil recovery, negotiation, geological and engineering evaluation, property acquisition, divestiture and IPO’s. Senior Advisor to Oil and Gas Operating Companies, financial entities, private equity funds, hedge funds, and who desire to invest in low risk oil and gas assets as well as technologies that increase production; improve oil and gas recovery factor and reduce costs. My strategy involves acquiring low cost and low-risk underperforming oil and natural gas assets and applying advanced technologies and expertise to improve operating efficiencies and cash flows. The real opportunity for organic production growth lies in developing and applying technology to improve recovery factors and lower lifting costs.
Michael Martin | Land Manager
Michael Martin is experienced oil and gas landman with 40 years of experience all phases of land acquisition, contract negotiations and preparations, pipeline right-of-ways and gathering system acquisitions, extensive background in oil and gas title examinations, and division of interest title curative specialist. Mr Martin started his career in 1979 as a Junior Landman by negotiating oil and gas leases and title examination and curative work, managed permitting processes, and ensured company activities were industry standard and complied with local, state, and national rules and regulations. By 1984 Mr. Martin was promoted to VP of Land for an independent oil company, Manitou Exploration Co. Corp., where he managed property acquisitions, negotiated purchase and sale agreements, managed leasing activities. Over the course of his career, Mr. Martin has worked on behalf of the General Land Office, State of Nevada, Highway Department, State of Nevada, R. W. Stewart & Associates, Petrohawk, Union Pacific Resources, U. P Fuels and U’ P Highlands, and Duke Energy Services, and Sandridge Oil and Gas. Mr. Martin attended University of California where in 1972 with his major was Real Estate. He has earned his certification and license with the Nevada Real Estate, California Real Estate, and is a Nevada Easement or Right of Way Agent.
Hannah Paddock | Chief Marketing Officer
Management of Social Media Accounts: – 2 years managing content for 3 different musical artists.-2 years creating and managing content for restaurant group (3 separate concepts/restaurants) – 1 year creating and managing content for non-profit organization -3 months creating and managing content for boutique real estate firm Strategic Marketing and Promotion: -“Gorilla Marketing” for all social media accounts to Corporate exposure -Create monthly newsletter and associated blog posts for non-profit -Create all marketing material for real estate firm (deal books, flyers, email blasts) -Construct email blasts for special events, real estate listings -Press releases for events -Develop online and local presence that directly translates into sales/involvement Website Design Customer Relations: -Donor management and relations (Non-profit) -Facilitate all volunteers and respective programs (Non-profit) -Cultivated a volunteer base (Non-profit) -Direct relations and response to customers inquiries- via every platform (restaurant group) -Monitor all customer review pages and handle customer care (restaurant group) -Handle acquisition of new clients/prospective buyers (real estate) -Redesigned property concepts in order to target different audiences (real estate).
Clayton H. Goree | Director
Well Fargo Sr. VP Northeast Region NY/CT 2016 – Present Senior Vice President | Business Development, Wholesale Banking -Identify and acquire new Business Banking prospects with an annual sales size of $50MM-$500MM -Place high volume of outbound calls to C-level executive closing business in a faster more effective fashion -Manage a pipeline that exceeds quarterly thresholds of $2MM in lending, $5MM in deposits and $15,000 in partner production, leading my position in the Northeast Region at 380% to goal -Leverage internal and external partners adding tremendous value and a strategic approach when going to market -Gather financial package from prospects and clients to further analyze a credit decision and mitigate risk. CORE COMPETENCIES -Business Development |Financial Services | Leadership | Team Involvement | Collaboration | Consulting | Professional Communications | Credit | Risk Analysis | Problem Solving | Lending | Creativity | Sale
Frank Kristan | Corporate Secretary and President of Worldwide Diversified Holdings, Inc.
Frank Kristan has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services industry. He became the President of Ludvik Capital, Inc and its successor Ludvik Holdings, Inc in 2005 that provides advisory services to private and public companies and is focused on making investments to increase revenues and portfolio value. Ludvik provides long-term equity and debt investment capital to fund growth, acquisitions and recapitalizations of small and middle-market companies in a variety of industries primarily located in the U.S. Prior to forming Patriot Advisors, Mr. Kristan was the Principal and CEO of Kristan Associates, a financial consulting firm providing business advisory services for the telecommunications and financial services industries. Mr. Kristan began his career at Affiliated Computer Systems where he provided computer and operational advisory services to banking and financial services institutions involved on more than 50 merger and acquisition transactions. Mr. Kristan earned his BS in Mathematics from University of Western Australia.