We are an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company based in Houston, Texas and New Orleans, Louisiana. Our current operations are concentrated in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico shelf focusing on state and federal waters offshore Louisiana. We have focused on acquiring and developing assets in this region, as it is characterized by established exploitation, development and exploration opportunities in both productive horizons and deeper geologic formations. Our Management professionals and technical staff have considerable geological, geophysical and operational experience that is specific to the Gulf of Mexico and Gulf Coast region, and we have acquired and development geophysical and geological data relating to these areas. We intend to pursue development and exploration in this area, as well as identify acquisition opportunities that leverage our operational strengths.