Management

RSP Permian is led by a cohesive management team that is both skilled and seasoned. The members of our team average 30 years of experience operating in the Permian Basin and have served in leadership roles with other successful oil and natural gas companies. In every area of the company – from field operations to accounting to business development – RSP Permian is led by personnel who possess the vision, talent and determination necessary to deliver the greatest possible value for our shareholders.

Mr. Gray has served as our Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors since our formation and has served RSP Permian, L.L.C. as Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chief Executive Officer since its inception in 2010. In 2006, Mr. Gray co-founded Pecos Operating Company, LLC, an oil and natural gas exploration and production company with operations in the Permian Basin, with Messrs. Daugbjerg and Huck. In 2000, Mr. Gray co-founded Pecos Production Company, an NGP-backed oil and natural gas exploration and production company that operated in the Permian Basin until it was sold in 2005 to Chesapeake Energy Corporation. Mr. Gray continues to serve as a director of Pecos Operating Company, LLC and Pecos Energy Partners, LP. From 1993 to 2000, Mr. Gray was a Co-Founder, President and Chief Operating Officer of Vista Energy Resources, an NGP-backed oil and natural gas exploration and production company. Prior to forming Vista, Mr. Gray was employed for 11 years as a petroleum engineer with Bettis, Boyle, and Stovall, Inc. and Texas Oil & Gas Corp. He received a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas Tech University and has more than 30 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry.

Mr. McNeill has served as our Chief Financial Officer and a member of our board of directors since our formation and has served RSP Permian, L.L.C. as Chief Financial Officer since April 2013. Prior to joining the company, Mr. McNeill served as a Managing Director in the energy investment banking group of Raymond James. Mr. McNeill spent 15 years as an investment banker advising a wide spectrum of companies operating in the exploration and production, midstream, and energy service and equipment segments of the energy industry. Mr. McNeill is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant. He earned a B.B.A from Baylor University and an M.B.A from the University of Texas at Austin.

Mr. Arrott has served as our Chief Operating Officer since our formation and has served RSP Permian, L.L.C. in such capacity since its inception in 2010. Since 1995, Mr. Arrott has served as the Chief Operating Officer for Rising Star Energy Development Company, L.L.C. and continues to serve on the boards of Rising Star Energy Development Company, L.L.C. and Rising Star Petroleum, L.L.C. From 1982 to 1995, Mr. Arrott held several positions with Placid Oil Company and was elevated to General Manager of its Canadian Division in 1988. Mr. Arrott has extensive experience with reservoir engineering, production engineering, project economic forecasting and reserve acquisitions. He has a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas Tech University.

Mr. Daugbjerg has served as our Vice President of Business Development since our formation and has served RSP Permian, L.L.C. in such capacity since its inception in 2010. In 2014, he was promoted to Vice President of Land in addition to Business Development responsibilities. In 2007 Mr. Daugbjerg co-founded Pecos, and he continues to serve as a manager of Pecos Operating Company, LLC, Pecos’ general partner. Mr. Daugbjerg served as President of Pecos River Operating Company, an exploration and production company with operations in southeast New Mexico, from 2000 until its sale in 2005. From 1997 to 2000, Mr. Daugbjerg served as Vice President of Producer Services for Highland Energy Company. From 1992 to 1996, he served in various roles with Hadson Corporation, an oil and natural gas marketing and midstream company with operations in the Permian Basin. Mr. Daugbjerg has a B.B.A. from Southern Methodist University.

Mr. Huck co-founded RSP Permian, L.L.C. in 2010. He has served as our Vice President of Operations since our formation and served RSP Permian, L.L.C. in such capacity since its inception. In 2007, Mr. Huck co-founded Pecos, and he continues to serve as a manager of Pecos Operating Company, LLC, Pecos’ general partner. Mr. Huck co-founded Pecos Production Company in 2000 and served as its Vice President—Production until it was sold to Chesapeake Energy Corporation in 2005. In addition, he serves as President of Huck Engineering, Inc. From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Huck served as an Operating Manager for Collins & Ware, Inc., an oil and natural gas production company in Midland, Texas. From 1994 to 1998, Mr. Huck operated an independent engineering consulting firm, Huck Engineering, Inc. Mr. Huck has a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Marietta College.

Mr. Mutrie has served as our, and RSP Permian, L.L.C.’s, Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary since June 2014. From February 2007 to May 2014, Mr. Mutrie first served as Assistant General Counsel and later as General Counsel, Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary at United Surgical Partners International, Inc. From October 2003 to January 2007, Mr. Mutrie practiced corporate law at Vinson & Elkins L.L.P., representing public and private companies in capital markets offerings and mergers and acquisitions, frequently in the oil and gas industry. He received a B.A. from Cornell University, a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law and a Certificate in Financial Management from Cornell University.