Management

Prior to co-founding Crimson in 1986, Gary was with Mobil Oil Corporation as a Reservoir Engineer for Southern Oklahoma and a Production Engineer for the San Joaquin and Los Angeles Basins. Gary also worked in Corporate Planning for Mobil.

Crimson has grown from a single oil production property with a few wells to a major upstream oil and gas producer in California with over 1,000 operated producing wells, multiple gas distillation and processing plants as well as an affiliate oilfield services company. Gary also co-founded Crimson Midstream, the parent of Crimson Pipeline, an ongoing entity that operates significant crude oil pipeline transportation networks in California and Louisiana, as well as Crimson Renewable Energy, L.P., the largest biodiesel facility in California. Today, Crimson Resource Management focuses exclusively as the 17th largest upstream oil and gas producer in California with its headquarters in Denver, CO and its district office in Bakersfield, CA

Gary earned a BS degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Southern California, Viterbi School of Engineering, in 1980, and an MBA from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business, in 1986.

Gary is on the Board of Directors for the Petrie Institute of Western-American Art, Denver Art Museum and the Engineering Advisory Board for the Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California.


Andy has served as Crimson’s Chief Financial Officer since 2011, and oversees Crimson’s Accounting, Tax, Finance and Treasury Management functions. As CFO, Andy manages Crimson’s financial and tax reporting and maintains investor relationships.

Prior to joining Crimson, Andy was an audit manager with Burdick, Meritt & Associates, a Denver CPA firm founded in 1978 by former Price Waterhouse managers. At BMA, Andy led audit engagements and provided tax preparation and consulting services to clients in the oil and gas and real estate industries.

Andy attended the University of Kansas on a National Merit Scholarship where he earned a BS in Accounting, and is a Certified Public Accountant.


Bob Demos has over 15 years of experience in the oil & Gas industry. Prior to joining Crimson, Bob was a Thermal Asset Manager for Berry Petroleum. Bob managed several assets ranging in development stages from conception/pilot stage to full field development. The assets consisted of heavy low API crude that required innovative depletion strategies and precise steam placement. Bob managed an asset team that included a full Reservoir Engineering team, Facilities and Construction team, and a complete Operations team. The assets Bob managed and developed are currently still in operation and have been proven to be successful.

From 2002 to 2010 Bob worked for Occidental Petroleum where he had numerous engineering and operational assignments including Project Manager, Gas Operations Engineer, and Facilities Coordinator. At Occidental Bob was assigned to Elk Hills where he worked in several different roles to help install and or optimize three large gas plants, a 50 MW cogeneration plant, a nitrogen rejection unit, approximately 145 large gas compressors, and miles of gathering and DOT gas pipelines. Before leaving Occidental Bob was coordinating work between Gas Operations, Facilities & Construction, and Reservoir Management.

From 2000 to 2002 Bob worked as a Project Manager for Processes Unlimited International. There Bob spent most of his time responsible for the design and installation of heavy oil facilities.

Bob started his career in 1997 with Halliburton Energy Services as a Wells Site Engineer for the Stimulation/Cementing/Special Tools division. As a Well Site Engineer Bob designed and executed acid and fracturing jobs as well as cement completion jobs. Bob was based out of Bakersfield however traveled to Colorado, Oklahoma, Hawaii, and all around California to execute his work.

Bob earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from California State University, Chico.


James Riddle has over 35 years of experience in the Oil & Gas industry. Prior to joining Crimson, James was a Senior Project Manager for Driltek, Inc. James managed a number of short and long terms projects and performed in house Project Management comprising drilling, workover, and abandonment operations plus associated regulatory permitting and compliance, for more than one large independent operator with one project spanning a 10 year period. These long term projects consisted of primarily heavy oil development drilling and completion with a variety of wells designs including a significant number of horizontal wells with various sand control completion designs and fracturing.

Prior to Driltek, James had a variety of experience, including a career start in wireline, working in a variety of environments including Louisiana Offshore, West Texas, but primarily in California. He spent several years in production Engineering and Optimization in deeper light oil environments prior to a career focused more on Drilling and Overall Project Management.

James graduated, from the University of Alabama in 1983 where he earned a BS Degree in Mineral Engineering.


Scott Quintana serves as Crimson Resource Management’s Chief Reservoir Engineer and primary acquisitions evaluator.

Scott Quintana is a ‘second generation’ oil field engineer with nearly 15 years of oil and gas experience that ranges from drilling engineering, production & reservoir engineering, planning & development, mergers & acquisitions, leadership & management, and operations.  Prior to joining Crimson Resource Management, Scott worked with some of the largest independent O&G companies in the San Joaquin Valley and has been focused almost entirely on thermal enhancement and recovery strategies.  Scott has been a Technical Team Leader and has been responsible for over 500MM BOE in reserves management.

Scott attended California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo where he earned is BS in Mechanical Engineering.  He has also earned his MBA from Cal State University, Bakersfield.


Sarah is responsible for reservoir development, well planning, data collection, petrophysical calculations, and reserve calculations. Prior to joining Crimson, Sarah was the Steamflood Development Geologist for multiple heavy and light oil assets owned by Berry Petroleum (Now Linn Energy) in California. Sarah performed a wide variety of tasks including building and maintaining a geological data base, selecting well locations and data packages, analyzing log and core data, and performing petrophysical calculations. Sarah built and maintained several multi-reservoir 2D and 3D geological models utilizing various types of data (log, core, seismic) and geologic software packages.

Sarah received her BS degree in Geophysics from the University of California, Santa Barbara and an MS in Geology from California State University, Bakersfield.


Terri has served as Crimson’s Land Manager since 1997, and oversees Crimson’s land and legal activities, negotiates and reviews leases and contracts, manages company insurance portfolio, responsible for title work and curative, assignments and conveyances, acquisition diligence and ad valorem tax renditions and associated appeals.

Prior to joining Crimson, Terri worked as an Independent Land Consultant related to A&D projects, including acquisition diligence and title opinions, and as a Land Manager for Belleview Capital Corp./Oxford Consolidated, Inc.