Our Team

We focus on our core competence: The management of our projects and our production. Our aim is to produce our existing resources while developing new strategic reserves. The experience and proven track record of our management team, as well as of our Advisory Board, will provide United Oil & Gas Corp. with solid leadership.

James Romano


James Romano‘s career spans thirty years of successful management of small to medium sized businesses in Canadian and US markets, providing corporate strategy, branding, and structuring, and successfully raising of capital in venture markets. From 2006 to 2009, Mr. Romano served as Officer and Director of Exterra Energy, Inc., an oil and gas company based in Houston, Texas, where he successfully led the company to trade on the NASDAQ. Exterra completed a leveraged buyout of the 11th largest operator in the Barnet Shale and reported reserves in excess of $33 million on assets valued at $17 million. Previous to this, he founded Horizon Industries Ltd., a junior exploration and production oil and gas company. As President and Director, he led Horizon through formation to production, listing on the TSX Venture Exchange, securing capital for acquisitions, and establishing operations in Canada and the USA.

James Sanders

Operations Manager

James Sanders started his career in oil and gas as a teenager working on his father’s drilling rigs. He has been in the industry ever since, apart from taking the time to serve in the U.S. Navy for 10 years. After an honorable discharge he started his own oil & gas service company focusing on workovers, production management, drilling and oil collection. As a licensed and bonded oil & gas operator with over 35 years of experience, James’ operational skills are a crucial asset for United Oil & Gas.

James E. Darnell

Project Geology

Mr. Darnell worked for Standard Oil of Indiana for 17 years – he was involved in the evaluation and preparation of prospects in the continental Unites States, Alaska and also foreign properties. He started his own, independent company in 1971 and primarily focuses on the research and preparation of geological prospects, subsurface contour maps and cross sections for numerous companies, geologists, geophysicists and engineers in the petroleum industry, primarily in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and New Mexico. His current involvement also includes deeper conventional and Cambrian plays in West Texas.