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John Adair, Chairman & CEO - BIO

Mr. Adair is Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer. He is a successful businessman, leader and entrepreneur with extensive experience in the energy industry. Mr. Adair served as the Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Cherokee Oil and Gas, Inc. and Vice Chairman of Cherokee Allied Oil and Gas Corporation. Cherokee Allied is an international project development firm that identifies and develops large scale energy related infrastructure projects. Their activities are focused on refining, petrochemicals, biofuels and power plants. Energy Allied currently has projects ongoing in North America, the Middle East and West Africa.

From 1997 to 2002, Mr. Adair was Chairman and CEO of Adair International Oil & Gas, Inc. He negotiated a $400 million, 600 MW California power plant project with Calpine, signed a major oil exploration block in Yemen with Occidental Petroleum as a partner, and signed a multi-million dollar contract with The Republic of the Congo for a free trade zone, converting flared natural gas to a feedstock for industrial development.

From 1995 to 1997, Mr. Adair was President and CEO of Dresser Engineering, a multi-disciplined company located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Dresser had particular expertise in natural gas processing, holding seven patents in this area. Dresser completed a number of multi-million projects for major oil companies, both in the US and internationally. From 1989 to 1995, Mr. Adair was president of Adair Oil where he successfully negotiated an oil and gas production sharing agreement with Yemen. From 1970 to 1989 he was president of Adair Construction where he completed a number of real estate development projects as well as successful oil and gas investments.

During the Vietnam War, Mr. Adair served as a Naval Flight Officer, completing over 200 combat missions on three separate cruises to the war zone. After returning to civilian life, he remained in the Naval Air Reserves where he held positions as Commanding Officer of the Reserves aboard the Navy’s newest nuclear powered aircraft carrier at the time, USS Carl Vinson, Commanding Officer of Reserves at NAS Kingsville, Texas, and Commanding Officer of Fighter Squadron 1170. He is a retired Navy Captain.

Mr. Adair received BA and MA degrees from Northeastern State University of Oklahoma and is a member of the Petroleum Engineers Society and the Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration. He was selected and is a member of National Who’s Who of Business Managers and Executives.

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