William Dutcher, President
Mr. Dutcher has been in the oil and gas business since 1972. Prior to forming his own company in 1987, he was a Senior Vice President of The RAM Group, Ltd., an Oklahoma City energy and financial management consulting firm. Previously, he was a Vice President of The GHK Company, an Oklahoma City natural gas exploration company, where his responsibilities included natural gas marketing and finance. Mr. Dutcher served as Executive Director of the Independent Gas Producers Committee in Washington D.C., where he led a lobbying effort to include the deregulation of deep natural gas as a part of the Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978. Earlier, he was a public relations executive with Phillips Petroleum Company in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. He also served as a U.S. Navy officer, with assignments in the Philippines and in the Pentagon. He is a 1965 graduate of The University of Oklahoma.