Christopher Butta joined the Lime Rock Resources team in 2005 to lead the engineering function and is now Senior Vice President of Engineering and Chief Engineer. He leads all acquisition engineering analysis, new drilling analysis and strategy, and reserve analysis. Mr. Butta has over 30 years of diverse petroleum engineering, reserve analysis, operations, acquisition and divestiture, due diligence, and executive experience. From 1991 through 2005, Mr. Butta worked at Miller and Lents, Ltd., a leading domestic and international consulting firm specializing in oil and gas reserve evaluations and economic analyses. During his 14 years at the company, he rose from Consulting Engineer to Senior Vice President. From 1983 through 1991, Mr. Butta worked at ARCO Oil and Gas Company, primarily in Lafayette, Louisiana. Mr. Butta is a graduate of the University of Missouri, Rolla (B.S.) with a degree in petroleum engineering.