Mr. R. Paul Loveless

Mr. R. Paul Loveless

President & CEO, CL&F Resources

Mr. Loveless joined CL&F in January 1996 as General Manager, was appointed Vice President in 1999, Senior Vice President - Exploration & Development in 2009, Chief Operating Officer in 2013 and President & CEO in January 2014. Mr. Loveless began his career in 1981 with the Western Company of North America in east Texas and subsequently held various petroleum engineering and management positions with Crescent Exploration, Century Offshore Management, Taylor Energy Company and Oil & Gas Property Evaluation & Management, Inc. Mr. Loveless is a registered Professional Petroleum Engineer, a certified Energy Risk Professional, and a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Tennessee in 1981, a Master of Engineering in Petroleum Engineering in 1987, and an MBA in 2010 and a Master of Finance in 2011, all from Tulane University.