Richard P. Crist

Richard P. Crist

VP Business Development & Exploration

Gasco Energy

Mr. Crist joined Gasco on March 1, 2012.  With over 42 years of oil and gas experience, Mr. Crist has a broad range of managerial and technical expertise that includes 25 years in corporate and senior management roles.  He has relevant expertise in new business development in the Rockies and other North American basins.  His past positions include senior technical and business development roles at energy companies including Denver-based White Birch Energy, Elk Resources, a Denver-based oil and gas company focused on the US Rocky Mountain region, GLOBEX Energy, Inc., Triton Energy Corporation, The Superior Oil Company and Sinclair/Atlantic Richfield where he began his career as a geophysicist.

Mr. Crist earned his degree as an engineer of geophysics with a minor in geology from the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colo.  He is a member in good standing of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists and the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and is a Certified Petroleum Geologist.