MR. PAUL A. CARMODY has more than 34 years of experience in the petroleum industry. During his 32 years with Hess Corporation and its predecessor, Amerada Hess Corporation, Mr. Carmody has been involved in nearly all aspects of oil and gas engineering from the reservoir sand face through the outlet of gas plants. He is a registered Professional Engineer in North Dakota where his experience includes Bakken oil development, production engineering, pipelines, and compressor station installations. West Texas experience includes CO2 EOR flood gas gathering, CO2 pipelines, and gas plant engineering. His gas plant experience includes three expansions of a CO2 Gas plant, cryogenic gas plants, and lean oil plant processes where he has supplies process and design engineering services. He has served as a board member of the CO2 Conference in Midland. Mr. Carmody graduated from the University of Connecticut with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.