Mr. Gaspari is a Principal with BSI Energy Partners, LLC. From 1995
to 2006, Mr. Gaspari held various positions with Union Bank of
California’s Energy Capital Services Group. From 2002 to
2005, Mr. Gaspari served as Vice President and co-founder of
the Canada Branch, representing Union Bank of California’s
first entry into the Canadian energy market. While at Union Bank
of California, Mr. Gaspari was engaged in the placement of senior
debt, mezzanine debt and equity capital to entities engaged in
the E&P and midstream sectors. Mr. Gaspari holds a Bachelor
degree from California State University Northridge and a MBA
from Southern Methodist University.
Mr. Katersky is a Principal with BSI Energy Partners, LLC. From 2005 to 2011, Mr. Katersky held various positions with GE Energy Financial Services, a division of GE Capital with over $20 billion of energy related investments. From 2007-2011, Mr. Katersky served as Vice President of the International and Midstream portfolio group and the Diversified Energy equity group, underwriting and managing private equity and structured finance investments in the midstream and power sectors. Prior to joining GE, Mr. Katersky was a project manager for Bentley-Simonson, Inc. Mr. Katersky holds a Bachelor degree from the University of Michigan and a MBA from New York University.
Mr. Simonson is a Principal of BSI Energy Partners, LLC. Mr. Simonson was a co-founder of Bentley-Simonson, Inc. serving as its President and Chief Operating Officer from 1994 until the sale of its assets to Plains Exploration & Production Company in March of 2005. He has spent his entire career in the oil and gas industry, first as President of D & S Industrial Services, a firm providing operating, management, consulting and environmental services for independent oil and gas producers. Mr. Simonson is a Licensed General Engineering Contractor with Hazardous Material Certification. Mr. Simonson is a member of the Board of Directors of the California Independent Petroleum Association (CIPA). Mr. Simonson holds a B.Sc. in Business Administration and is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.
Mr. Romming is a Principal with BSI Energy Partners, LLC and currently
serves as an Executive Director for True Oil Enterprises, LLC, a
service provider to companies engaged in the domestic energy sector.
Mr. Romming was one of the principals of Bentley-Simonson, Inc and
served on its Board of Directors. He is a petroleum engineer with
twenty years of onshore and offshore experience and an extensive
knowledge of production and reservoir engineering. He started his
career with Phillips Petroleum Company Norway in 1986, and during
the nine years he was employed had a wide range of assignments including
reservoir engineer, offshore production and drilling engineer. From
1995 to 1998 he was a California-based independent consulting engineer
whose clients included Exxon and Venoco. After joining Bentley-Simonson,
Inc. in 1998 as one of the principals and VP of Engineering, Mr.
Romming was responsible for the reservoir exploitation of all of
its fields. He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Oslo State
College of Engineering and a B.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering from
the University of Southern California.
Mr. Bentley is a Principal with BSI Energy Partners, LLC and currently
serves as an Executive Director of True Oil Enterprises, LLC, a service
provider to companies engaged in the domestic energy sector. Mr.
Bentley was a co-founder of Bentley-Simonson, Inc. and its Chief
Financial Officer from 1997 until the sale of its assets to Plains
Exploration & Production Company in March of 2005. His career
started in banking as an Associate Vice President with Security Pacific
Bank in their commercial lending department. He has participated
in the management of medical technology and device companies, metal
and material companies and chemical companies before his involvement
with Bentley-Simonson, Inc. Mr. Bentley currently has interests in
ranching, real estate, power generation maintenance, and rig services.
Mr. Bentley has a degree in Business Administration from Cal State
Fullerton, with a concentration in Finance.
Mr. Rodems is a Principal of BSIEP. He has over 30 years of California, Louisiana and North Dakota oil and gas operations experience with both majors and independent producer, on and offshore. He has extensive experience with all aspects of oilfield operations and construction, including surface and subsurface, safety and environmental compliance, cost management, and human resources. He formerly worked as BSI's Los Angeles Superintendent of Operations. Mr. Rodems is a Licensed General Engineering Contract.
Mrs. Bowen is a Principal with BSI Energy Partners, LLC. Since
1995, she has served as the external Certified Public Accountant
for Bentley-Simonson, Inc. and its affiliates, providing management
and tax consulting, certified financial audits, and tax return
preparation. From 1985 to 2006, Mrs. Bowen has been a partner
with CPA firms in Ventura, California, specializing in oil and
gas accounting and taxation for independent producers. Mrs.
Bowen began her business career in 1979 with Alexander Grant & Co.
in Oklahoma City, OK. She holds a B.Sc. in Business
Administration from Oklahoma State University.