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Michael P. Lewis - President/CEO

Many personal successes as an active, hands-on petroleum geologist, explorationist and exploration/development manager since 1979 give the Discovery companies the opportunity to be involved in highly technical plays, and to stay focused on the most important projects.

  • Active petroleum geologist, certified by the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG);
  • President, founder and owner of Discovery GeoServices Corporation, a consulting and operations firm established in 1980 - drilled, completed, produced and/or operated over 1,000 wells in the Mid-continent and Rocky Mountains for clients and through wholly owned subsidiaries;
  • President of Discovery Global LLC with conventional concessions in Slovakia;
  • Initiated the first shale gas play in Europe from 2007 to 2012;
  • Consultant for Brigham from 2005 to 2006 to get them started in the Bakken…sold to Statoil for $4.4 Billion;
  • President of GeoFocus Corporation 2004 to 2006: 70,000 prime acre play in the Bakken of North Dakota and Montana;
  • VP Exploration for Lyco Energy Corporation (purchased by Enerplus Resources in 2004 for over $400 Million) from 1996 to 2004, responsible for initiating the hugely successful horizontally fracced Middle Bakken Play in 1999;
  • Accomplished computer programmer in Delphi, C++ and SQL, producing commercial applications since 1991;
  • B.Sc. from Denison University (Granville, Ohio) in Geology with Computer Science emphasis in 1979;
  • Regularly presents at industry and university conferences and workshops worldwide and “science experiences” at local primary schools; and
  • Instrument rated private pilot (since 1980), black belt martial arts enthusiast; active Bible study teacher for several organizations.

USA Office:
PO Box 66
Forney, TX 75126 USA

Slovak Registered Office for Alpine Oil and Gas:
Karadzicova 16
821 08 Bratislava, Slovakia

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