Energy Hunter Resources Inc., an oil-focused energy company headquartered in Dallas, Texas has appointed Victor G. Carrillo to the company's Board of Directors. The appointment marks the third independent director appointment to the company's board. Dr. Rajiv I. Modi and Joe L. McClaugherty were named to the company's board in August.
Gary C. Evans, Chairman and CEO of Energy Hunter Resources said, "Victor has served on numerous committees, commissions and boards during his distinguished career, including the Texas Railroad Commission, the Texas Energy Planning Council, the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission and as the former Chairman of the West Texas Energy Consortium. In addition, Mr. Carrillo holds a JD from the University of Houston Law Center with an emphasis on environmental and oil and gas law."
Carrillo currently serves as the CEO of Zion Oil & Gas Inc. (NYSE: ZN), a publicly-traded company engaged in onshore oil and gas exploration in Israel. Carrillo has served as a director of Zion since September 2010, and served as president and COO from October 2011 through June 2015. Carrillo served as a Director at Magnum Hunter Resources from 2011 through early 2016. From 2003 through 2010, he served as a statewide elected commissioner on the Texas Railroad Commission, overseeing the Texas oil and gas sector.
Currently, Carrillo serves on the Advisory Board of the Maguire Energy Institute at Southern Methodist University and on the board of directors of the Texas-Israel Chamber of Commerce.