was appointed to the Board on June 19, 2013.
Since 2001, when he founded Energy Prospectus Group (EPG) in Houston, Texas, he has served as its President.
is a networking organization for private investors in the energy sector, whose members include geologists, engineers, landman, financial professionals and small business owners.
publishes a monthly newsletter as well as over 80 profiles each year on publicly traded companies.
also provides consulting services to several oil & gas industry companies in the areas of taxation, financial systems & controls improvements and restructurings.
Mr. Steffens has served in various capacities at several companies engaged in the oil and gas industry.
From 1983 until 2002, Mr. Steffens served in various roles at Amerada Hess Corporation (HES).
In November 1983, he joined Hess as the Tax Manager for the United States E&P Division in Tulsa, Oklahoma and after several promotions was appointed an Assistant Controller of Amerada Hess Corp. and United States E&P Division Controller in Houston, Texas from 1994 to 2001.
From October, 1981 to November, 1983 he served as the Controller of Oklahoma Petroleum Management in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
In December, 1979 he joined Investek, Inc., a privately held exploration & production company in Wichita Falls, Texas as its Chief Financial Officer.
Mr. Steffens is a 1976 graduate of Tulsa University with an undergraduate degree in Accounting and a Masters in Taxation.
Mr. Steffens began his career in public accounting in May, 1976 with Arthur Anderson in Tulsa, Oklahoma, becoming licensed as a CPA in 1978.
brings a strong foundation to the Board with his
background in public accounting, and operational accounting for upstream oil & gas companies.
knowledge of the oil and gas industry together with his
finance experience provide him with a broad understanding of the financial and legal issues facing Propell
, the financial markets and the financing opportunities available to Propell.