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Natural Resource Partners LP

Natural Resource Partners LP

Sector: Coal Mining Services Region: TX, United States


: | New York Stock Exchange: NRP


Natural Resource Partners L.P. (NRP) is a master limited partnership that is principally engaged in the business of owning and managing mineral reserve properties. NRP primarily owns coal, aggregate and oil and gas reserves across the United States that generate royalty income for the partnership. The partnership does not actively engage in the mining of any of its minerals or natural resources, but rather leases its properties to various operators in exchange for royalty payments. Natural Resource Partners is headquartered in Houston, TX with its operational headquarters in Huntington, WV.

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Executives

Corbin J. Robertson, Jr., Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board
Corbin J. Robertson, Jr. has served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors of GP Natural Resource Partners LLC since 2002. Mr. Robertson has vast business experience having founded and served as a director and as an officer of multiple companies, both private and public, and has served on the boards of numerous non-profit organizations. He has served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of the general partners of Western Pocahontas Properties Limited Partnership since 1986, Great Northern Properties Limited Partnership since 1992, Quintana Minerals Corporation since 1978, and as Chairman of the Board of Directors of New Gauley Coal Corporation since 1986. He also serves as a Principal with Quintana Capital Group, Chairman of the Board of the Cullen Trust for Higher Education and on the boards of the American Petroleum Institute, the National Petroleum Council, the Baylor College of Medicine and the World Health and Golf Association. In 2006, Mr. Robertson was inducted into the Texas Business Hall of Fame.
Wyatt L. Hogan, President and Chief Operating Officer
Wyatt L. Hogan has served as President of GP Natural Resource Partners LLC since September 2014, and effective March 1, 2015, Mr. Hogan will become President and Chief Operating Officer of GP Natural Resource Partners LLC. Mr. Hogan was Executive Vice President of GP Natural Resource Partners from December 2013 through August 2014 and Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of GP Natural Resource Partners from May 2003 to December 2013. Mr. Hogan joined NRP in 2003 from Vinson & Elkins L.L.P., where he practiced corporate and securities law from August 2000 through April 2003. Mr. Hogan also serves as Executive Vice President of Quintana Minerals Corporation, New Gauley Coal Corporation, the general partner of Western Pocahontas Properties Limited Partnership and the general partner of Great Northern Properties Limited Partnership, and from 2003 to October 2013, Mr. Hogan served as General Counsel and Secretary of those entities. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Quintana Minerals Corporation and represents NRP as one of its appointees to the Board of Managers of OCI Wyoming LLC. Mr. Hogan also serves as a member of the Boards of the National Mining Association and the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity.
Craig W. Nunez, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Craig W. Nunez has served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of GP Natural Resource Partners LLC since January 1, 2015. Prior to joining NRP, Mr. Nunez was an owner and Chief Executive Officer of Bocage Group, a private investment company specializing in energy, natural resources and master limited partnerships since March 2012. In addition, he has been a FINRA-registered Investment Advisor Representative with Searle & Co since July 2012 and has served as an Executive Advisor to Capital One Asset Management since January 2014. From September 2011 through March 2012, Mr. Nunez served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Quicksilver Resources Canada, Inc. Mr. Nunez was Senior Vice President and Treasurer of Halliburton Company from January 2007 until September 2011, and Vice President and Treasurer of Halliburton Company from February 2006 to January 2007. Prior to that, he was Treasurer of Colonial Pipeline Company from November 1999 to February 2006.
Kevin J. Craig, Executive Vice President, Coal
Kevin J. Craig has served as Executive Vice President, Coal of GP Natural Resource Partners since September 2014. Mr. Craig was the Vice President of Business Development for GP Natural Resource Partners LLC since 2005. Mr. Craig joined NRP in 2005 from CSX Transportation, where he served as Terminal Manager for the West Virginia Coalfields. Mr. Craig has extensive experience in business development, operations, finance and marketing within the coal industry. Mr. Craig also served as a Delegate to the West Virginia House of Delegates having been elected in 2000 and re-elected in 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2012. Mr. Craig most recently served as Chairman of the Committee on Energy. Mr. Craig did not seek re-election in 2014 and his term ended January 2015. Prior to joining CSX, he served as a Captain in the United States Army. Mr. Craig is currently serving as the Chairman of the Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and as a Director for the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce and is involved in numerous state coal associations.
Dennis F. Coker, Vice President - Aggregates
Dennis F. Coker is Vice President, Aggregates of GP Natural Resource Partners LLC. Mr. Coker joined NRP in March 2008 from Hanson Building Materials America, where he had been employed since 2002, and most recently served as Director, Corporate Development. Mr. Coker has 19 years of experience in the mining and materials industry, with the last 15 years focused on corporate development activity. Mr. Coker also represents NRP as one of its appointees to the Board of Managers of OCI Wyoming LLC. Mr. Coker also serves as Treasurer on the Executive Board of the National Stone Sand and Gravel Association.
David M. Hartz, Vice President, Oil and Gas
David M. Hartz has served as Vice President, Oil and Gas of GP Natural Resource Partners LLC since December 2013. He served as Director, Oil and Gas from 2011 to December 2013. Prior to joining NRP, Mr. Hartz served as Director of Scotia Waterous, the oil and gas investment banking group within Scotia Capital from 2007 until 2011 where he was involved in oil and gas acquisition and divestiture transactions throughout the United States. Prior to investment banking, Mr. Hartz served in a variety of technical positions as a petroleum geologist for Texaco and Hess within several U.S. and international petroleum basins. He is a member of IPAA, Houston Producers Forum, as well as numerous state oil and gas associations.
Kathy H. Roberts, Vice President, Investor Relations
Kathy H. Roberts is Vice President, Investor Relations of GP Natural Resource Partners LLC. Ms. Roberts joined NRP in July 2002. She was the Principal of IR Consulting Associates from 2001 to July 2002 and from 1980 through 2000 held various financial and investor relations positions with Santa Fe Energy Resources, most recently as Vice President—Public Affairs. She is a Certified Public Accountant. Ms. Roberts currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Publicly Traded Partnerships and has served on the local board of directors of the National Investor Relations Institute and maintained professional affiliations with various energy industry organizations. She has also served on the Executive Committee and as a National Vice President of the Institute of Management Accountants.
Kathryn S. Wilson, Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Kathryn S. Wilson has served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of GP Natural Resource Partners LLC since December 2013. Ms. Wilson served as Associate General Counsel from March 2013 to December 2013. Since October 2013, Ms. Wilson has also served as General Counsel and Secretary of each of Quintana Minerals Corporation, New Gauley Coal Corporation, the general partner of Western Pocahontas Properties Limited Partnership, and the general partner of Great Northern Properties Limited Partnership. Ms. Wilson practiced corporate and securities law with Vinson & Elkins L.L.P. from September 2001 to February 2010 and from November 2011 to February 2013. Ms. Wilson served as General Counsel of Antero Resources Corporation from March 2010 to June 2011.
Gregory F. Wooten, Vice President - Chief Engineer
Gregory F. Wooten has served as Vice President, Chief Engineer of GP Natural Resource Partners LLC since December 2013. Mr. Wooten joined NRP in 2007, serving as Regional Manager. Prior to joining NRP, Mr. Wooten served as Vice President, COO and Chief Engineer of Dingess Rum Properties, Inc., where he managed coal, oil, gas and timber properties from 1982 until 2007. Prior to 1982, Mr. Wooten worked as a planning and production engineer in the coal industry and is a member of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers.
Christopher J. Zolas, Chief Accounting Officer
Christopher J. Zolas has served as Chief Accounting Officer of GP Natural Resources LLC since March 2015. Mr. Zolas has served as Director of Financial Reporting at Cheniere Energy, Inc., a publicly traded energy company, where he performed financial statement preparation and analysis, technical accounting and SEC reporting for five separate SEC registrants, including a master limited partnership. Mr. Zolas joined Cheniere Energy, Inc. in 2007 as Manager of SEC Reporting and Technical Accounting and was promoted to Director in 2009. Prior to joining Cheniere Energy, Inc., Mr. Zolas worked in public accounting with KPMG LLP from 2002 to 2007.

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