Mr. Andress has been Managing Director of Breitburn Energy Houston since joining Breitburn in 1998 as a result of the merger of Breitburn's predecessor company with Andress Oil and Gas Company, a private company he founded in 1990. Since 2006, Andress has served on the Board of Enterprise Products Partners. LP (EPD). He is an Independent Director of EDP and currently serves on its Audit and Conflicts Committee. Andress served on the Board of Edge Petroleum from 2002 to 2009 when Edge was sold to Mariner Energy. At Edge, Andress was head of the Compensation Committee and served on the Audit Committee. Prior to forming Andress Oil & Gas Company, Mr. Andress was founder, Chairman, and largest shareholder of Bayou Resources Inc. a publicly traded oil and gas company, from 1982 until 1987 when it was sold to Patrick Petroleum. Mr. Andress is currently a member of the National Petroleum Council and also served on the Natural Gas Committee in Washington. Mr. Andress was inducted into the All American Wildcatter's in 1993. Mr. Andress received his BS degree in Petroleum Geology from Texas Tech University.