Robert B Price
Robert B. Price is a successful oil and gas executive who has worked on oil & gas projects in North America and Eastern Europe. Mr. Price’s joint venture relationships with oil and gas service companies and exploration companies will establish the Company with a broad range of contacts including: experts; managers; entrepreneurs; and opinion-formers in the natural resources sector. Mr. Price will also liaise with members of the United Kingdom investment banking community, upon whom he can call to achieve the Company’s aims in securing farm-outs from independent and major oil & gas companies to establish holdings of significant acreage on behalf of Highland.
Mr. Price, originally from Colorado, immersed himself in Oklahoma’s dynamic energy sector after receiving his Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of Tulsa. Immediately after law school he was named Vice President, Trust Officer and Oil and Gas Trust Energy Department Manager of the First National Bank and Trust Company, now JP Morgan Chase Bank. He later formed Brooks Energy Company, which was active in both oil and natural gas exploration and production in the Mid-Continent and Rocky Mountain regions. He also purchased a distributed electric generation business from Tulsa-based Williams Companies, and owned S&R Equipment, a natural gas compressor manufacturing company and rental business. A founder and Chairman of Zeledyne, Mr. Price purchased Ford Motor Company’s Glass division with plants in Tulsa, Nashville and Juarez, Mexico employing more than 1,200 people. In addition to building oil and gas companies, Mr. Price currently services on the Colorado Economic Development Commission.