VINCENT REX RAMIREZ

111 West Telegraph Ave, Suite 202

Carson City, NV 89701

775.434.7333

vince@vince007.com

 

EDUCATION

 

University of California, Santa Barbara. M.A. Geology, 1984

Honors: Campus Fellowship

 

University of California, Santa Cruz. B.S. Geology, 1978

Honors: Regents Scholar

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Rexplore LLLP, (2009 Present), Managing Member

Asset evaluations and direct participation in oil, gas and mineral assets, USA.

 

Hangtown Energy, Inc., (2012 2015), CEO

Manage drilling and development of three properties in California.

 

HANGTOWN OIL, LLC (2006 Present), Managing Member

Manage exploration, production and financial activities. Fourteen rank wildcats drilled, ten completed and producing.

 

VOSTOCHNAYA TRANSNATIONAL COMPANY (VTK) 12/98 9/2004, Chairman of the Board of Directors

(Company now called Alliance Oil Company, www.allianceoilco.com). Founded the company and managed all activities

of an 80 million barrel oil company in Siberia, Russia. Lived full-time in Siberia. Company market cap now about 1 BUSD.

 

TOMSK ZAPED NEFT COMPANY (TZN) 02/2000 12/2004, Board Director

Managed financial and exploration activities for a licensed block in Siberia, Russia, about 325,000 acres.

 

CONSULTANT, 8/92 - 12/98

Evaluation of assets in Russia and California. Numerous projects financed, including: Ucinsk, Niznevartovsk, Astrachan,

and Tomsk, all in Russia; as well as seven exploration projects in California.

 

SHELL WESTERN E&P, INC., 1987 -- 8/92, Exploration Geologist.

Operations Geologist for Yemen project (320 MMBO, 21 wildcats)

Production Geologist for San Joaquin Valley operations and exploration wildcats

Exploration Geologist, North Slope and Beaufort Sea areas, Alaska.

Instructor for Structural Geology and Shallow Water Deposition.

 

RESEARCH PLANNING INSTITUTE, 1985 -1987 Research Scientist.

Structural Geologist and Seismic Stratigrapher for regional subsurface studies with Tor Nielsen.

 

METROPOLITAN WATER DISTRICT OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, 6/84 - 10/84, Geologist.

Structural Geologist for proposed Tehachapi water tunnel (32 miles, 3.2 billion dollars) designed to route the California

Aqueduct 3000' under the Transverse Ranges.

 

U.C. SANTA BARBARA, 1979 - 1981, Research Assistant.

San Andreas fault studies.

 

AMOCO (Standard Oil of Indiana), 6/78 - 9/78, Geologist.

Prepared geologic maps of Tertiary strata in California.


PROFESSIONAL AFFILITATIONS:

 

AAPG full member

 

Certified Petroleum Geologist #6238 (AAPG Division of Professional Affairs),

(includes Canadian 51-101 Certification for Oil and Gas Reserves Analysis).

 

PUBLICATIONS * denotes public presentation in conjunction with publication

 

Ramirez, V.R., 2013, Observations of Post-Miocene Compression in Central Nevada, in Garside, L.J. (ed), Geothermal and

Petroleum Developments in Several Extensional Basins of the Central Walker Lane, Nevada: Nevada Petroleum and Geothermal

Society 2013 Field Trip Guidebook, p. 47-63.

 

Ramirez,* V.R., 2013, Structural Geology and the Cooking Pot: an example of the Kreyenhagen Shale at the end of Pliocene time,

presentation for: Second Annual Tight Oil Reservoirs Conference, California, American Business Conferences.

 

Ramirez,* V.R., 2012, Fresno County well test of the Kreyenhagen Fm with the Hangtown Oil "COHO 1-31" Wildcat, presentation

for: First Annual Tight Oil Reservoirs Conference, California, American Business Conferences.

 

Ramirez,* V.R., 1996, Evolution from thrust to strike-slip tectonics along the California margin during the Tertiary, (abs): Spring

Meeting American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Bakersfield, CA.

 

Ramirez,* V.R., and Unruh, J.R., 1994, The Coast Range Thrust and Plate Boundary in Northern California From Seismic Reflection

Data (abs.): 1994 Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union p.683-684.

 

Ramirez,* V.R., 1993, Evolution of the Coast Range thrust as interpreted from seismic reflection data (abs.): Cordilleran - Rocky

Mountain Sections, Geological Society of America Abstract with Programs, p. 136.

 

Ramirez, V.R., 1992, Geology and deep structure of the Rumsey Hills area, Sacramento Valley, California, in Erskine, M.C., Unruh, J.,

and Lettis, W.R., eds., Field Guide to the tectonics of the boundary between the California Coast Ranges and the Great Valley of

California, GB-70: Pacific Section, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, p. 85-94, 2 pl.

 

Ramirez,* V.R., 1992, Deep structure of the Rumsey Hills interpreted from outcrop, well and seismic data, Sacramento Valley,

California (abs.): Pacific Section Program and Abstracts, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, p. 36.

 

Phipps, S.P., Unruh, J., Moores, E. and Ramirez, V.R., 1992, Transpressional deformation in the Sacramento Valley and Coast

Ranges of California: Decoupled strike-slip and thrust-wedging above a master detachment (abs.): Pacific Section Program and

Abstracts, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, p. 35.

 

Unruh, J.R., Ramirez, V.R., Phipps, S.P., Moores, E.M. and Davis, D.L., 1991, Tectonic wedging beneath fore-arc basins: ancient

and modern examples from California and the Lesser Antilles (abs.): Eos (Transactions, American Geophysical Union), v. 72, p. 443.

 

Unruh, J.R., Ramirez, V.R., Phipps, S.P. and Moores, E.M., 1991, Tectonic wedging beneath fore-arc basins: ancient and modern

examples from California and the Lesser Antilles: GSA Today, v. 1, p.185-190.

 

Ramirez,* V.R., 1990, Post-Eocene movement on the Coast Range thrust, northern Sacramento Valley, California (abs.): American

Association of Petroleum Geologists, v. 74, p. 745.

 

Ramirez,* V.R., 1987, Introduction to the geology of the San Andreas fault at Tejon Pass area, California, in Link, M.H., ed., Sedimentary

facies, tectonic relations, and hydrocarbon significance in Ridge Basin, California: Pacific Section, Society of Economic Paleontologists

and Mineralogists, p. 1-4, 2 pl.

 

Ehlig, P.L., Crowell, J.C. and Ramirez, V.R., 1984, Geologic feasibility study of the proposed low-level Tehachapi tunnel for the Metropolitan

Water District of Southern California: Metropolitan Water District of So. California, Los Angeles, p. 33-44, 4 pl.

 

Ramirez, V.R., 1984, Geology of the San Andreas fault at Tejon Pass, California: M.A. Thesis, U.C. Santa Barbara, 256 p., 3 pl.

 

Ramirez, V.R., 1983, Hungry Valley formation: evidence for 220 km of post-Miocene offset on the San Andreas fault, in Anderson, D.W.

and Rymer, M.J., eds., Tectonics and sedimentation along faults of the San Andreas system: Pacific Section, Society of Economic

Paleontologists and Mineralogists, p. 33-44.

 

Crowell, J.C., and others, 1982, Geologic map of Ridge Basin, California, in Crowell, J.C. and Link, M.H., eds., Geologic history of Ridge

Basin, southern California: Pacific Section, Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, 2 pl.

 

Crowell, J.C. and Ramirez, V.R., 1979, Late Cenozoic faults in southeastern California, in Crowell, J.C. and Sylvester, A.G., eds., Tectonics

of the juncture between the San Andreas fault system and the Salton trough, southeastern California: Geological Society of America

Annual Meetings Guidebook, p. 27-40.

 

UNPUBLISHED REPORTS

 

Ramirez, V.R. and Handschy, J.W., 1991, Petroleum geology of the San Joaquin, Santa Maria and Ventura Basins, California: Shell

Western E &P Inc., 301 p., 3 pl.

 

Ramirez, V.R. and Clifton, R.O., 1991, Five Pliocene angular unconformities in the western San Joaquin Valley, California: Shell

Western E & P Inc., 7 pl.

 

Ramirez, V.R., 1990, Pre-wrench tectonics of the western San Joaquin Valley, California: Shell Western E &P Inc., 10 p., 38 pl.

 

Ramirez, V.R., 1990, Notes on Cretaceous rocks in the southern San Joaquin Valley, California: Shell Western E & P Inc., 8 p., 6 pl.

 

Ramirez, V.R., 1988, Seismic expression of marine fan deposits in the Kaktovic Basin, Beaufort Sea, Alaska: Shell Western E & P Inc., 12 p., 7 pl.

 

Ramirez, V.R., and Nilsen, T.H., 1986, Geologic feasibility study for the proposed TSD toxic disposal site, Kern County, California: U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency, Region IX, San Francisco, 16 p., 3 pl.

 

Ramirez, V.R., 1986, Structural geology of the central Sacramento Basin, Colusa and Sutter Counties, California: RPI Pacific, Inc., 23 p., 11 pl.

 

Nilsen, T.H., Ramirez, V.R. and Anderson, K.S., 1986, Outcrop and core studies of the Forbes formation, Colusa and Sutter Counties,

California: RPI Pacific, Inc., 75 p., 2 pl.

 

Nilsen, T.H., Ramirez, V.R. and Imperato, D., 1985, Field guide to the Forbes formation in Sutter and Colusa Counties, California:

RPI Pacific, Inc., 103 p.

 

Ramirez, V.R., 1985, Yegua formation seismic study, Wharton County, Texas: RPI Texas, Inc., 10 p., 7 pl.

 

Ramirez, V.R., 1985, Structural framework of the Bighorn Basin, Wyoming and Montana: RPI Colorado, Inc., 35 p., 22 pl.

 

Ramirez, V.R., 1984, Guidebook to non-marine sedimentary deposits in the Los Angeles Basin, Salton Trough, Soledad Basin and

Ridge Basin regions, California: SAGA Petroleum, Norway, 271 p.

 

 


PROFESSIONAL COURSES

 

Deepwater Clastic Depositional Systems: American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 1985, 3 weeks.

 

Modern Clastic Depositional Environments: American Association of Petroleum Geologists, 1985, 2 weeks.

 

Geophysical Methods: Shell Oil Company, 1987, 2 weeks.

 

Introduction to Wireline Logs: Shell Oil Company, 1987, 1 week.

 

Presentations Workshop: Shell Oil Company, 1987, 1 week.

 

Seismic Stratigraphy: Shell Oil Company, 1987, 1 week.

 

Wellsite Geology: Shell Oil Company, 1987, 1 week.

 

Applied Sedimentology, Sedimentary Petrology and Sedimentary Petrography: Shell Oil Company, 1988, 5 weeks.

 

Basic Exploration Stratigraphy: Shell Oil Company, 1988, 3 weeks.

 

Exploration Economics: Shell Oil Company, 1988, 1 week.

 

Hydrocarbons: Shell Oil Company, 1988, 1 week.

 

Structural Styles of Hydrocarbon Provinces: Shell Oil Company, 1988, 2 weeks.

 

Applied Petroleum Engineering Concepts: Shell Oil Company, 1989, 1 week.

 

Basin and Play Analysis: Shell Oil Company, 1989, 2 weeks.

 

Capillarity of Rocks: Shell Oil Company, 1989, 1 week.

 

DST and RFT; Subsurface Pressures and Hydrodynamics: Shell Oil Company, 1990, 1 week.

 

Depositional Sequences in the Colorado Foothills: Shell Oil Company, 1992, 1 week.