Mr. Christianson brings over 14 years of diverse management experience as an Operations Engineer, Project Manager, US Operations Manager, and VP of Operations for upstream Exploration & Production (E&P), service, and technology companies. Before joining U.S. Energy in 2017, Mr. Christianson worked in the Upstream E&P industry as Vice President of Operations of Petromax Operating Company, a private E&P company focused on resource plays in Texas and Oklahoma, managing operations, engineering, evaluation, regulatory/compliance, and aiding Acquisitions & Divestitures efforts. Prior to Petromax, he lead teams and projects at Encana Oil & Gas and Unit Petroleum in all engineering disciplines in multiple basins as part of exploratory teams. Mr. Christianson also Co-Founded Summitview Technologies, a company involved with evaluating and licensing technology in the energy industry and joined startup Impetro Energy as a Technical Manager and later US Operations Manager in creating and deploying next generation of well monitoring device (MWD) technology. Mr. Christianson received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tulsa.