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Raven Ridge Associates

David Johnson, Vice-President of Operations, has worked more than 28 years in the petroleum and mining-related industries. He manages both domestic and international field testing and drilling projects. He is experienced in the management of drilling programs for the exploration and characterization of conventional and non-conventional energy resources and precious metals. Mr. Johnson has designed, planned and managed numerous field projects in the United States related to coalbed methane, coal mine methane drainage, underground coal gasification, coal and other energy resources. He also has extensive experience in international field operations related to coalbed methane exploration and development, particularly in France, Belgium, Spain, Bulgaria and Turkey. He has played a key role under Raven Ridge Resources’s contract with U.S. EPA to provide technical support for reducing methane emissions from coal mining. Mr. Johnson plays a key role in helping Raven Ridge with resource assessment for abandoned and active coal mine methane and coalbed methane projects. He manages all of Raven Ridge’s data gathering projects for coal mining and gas companies.