Mr. Witmer joined U.S. Energy in 2001 as a Staff Geologist, and has held various leadership positions within the geology department including Senior Geologist (2005-2014), Vice President of Geology (2014-2017) and Vice President of Geology & New Ventures (2017-2018). Mr. Witmer is a Certified Petroleum Geologist (CPG #6366) through the American Association of Petroleum Geologists. Mr. Witmer has significant experience in a number of basins including the Anadarko Basin, Appalachian Basin, Ardmore Basin, DJ Basin, Fort Worth Basin, Gulf Coast, Permian Basin, South Texas and the Williston Basin. Mr. Witmer’s experience also includes Acquisitions & Divestitures. Mr. Witmer received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Geology, Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Studies and Master of Science Degree in Geology from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and is currently enrolled in the SMU Executive MBA Program (Class of 2019). Mr. Witmer is a member of AAPG, ADAM Energy Forum (Dallas), ADAM-OKC Energy Network, FWGS, IOGA of NY, PIOGA and BAPG.