James L. (Jamey) Lucas, Jr.

is the co-founder of L-6 Land & Exploration, LLC, located in Midland, Texas. Mr. Lucas was raised in Midland, Texas and attended Texas Christian University where he graduated with a B.A. degree in 1973.
Mr. Lucas began his career at Phillips Petroleum Company as a petroleum landman in 1974 and has served as land manager for Western Reserves Oil Company, David H. Arrington Oil and Gas, Inc. and Novus Exploration, LLC, as well as president of Lucas Brothers Exploration Company. Mr. Lucas has also served numerous other major and independent oil companies on a contract basis. He has actively worked the Mid-Continent, Appalachian Basin and the Rockies.
Mr. Lucas is currently a member of the Permian Basin Landman’s Association and New Mexico Oil and Gas Association. He was a co-founder of the Appalachian Association of Petroleum Landmen. Mr. Lucas has also been active in the Dallas Association of Petroleum Landmen, Fort Worth Association of Petroleum Landmen, Michael Late Benedum Chapter of the AAPL, Tennessee Oil and Gas Association and IPAA. He has been a mentor to many landmen.

Lisa Van Der Zanden

Before joining Catoico Resource Management LP as a partner, Lisa worked at Bank of America, N.A. (the original First National Bank of Midland) in Midland, Texas. Lisa began her career in 1981 and worked in the trust department the entire time. She worked closely with high net worth families, their accountants, attorneys and other professionals, as well as the in-house real estate managers, oil & gas property managers and portfolio managers assigned to each relationship. Lisa grew up on a farm in Western Michigan but proudly claims Texas as her home. She has two sons and three grandchildren. She is a volunteer with Meals on Wheels and the Show of Support Hunt for Heroes organizations.


Robert L. Dimit P.E.

is the co-founder and President of ARES Energy, LTD., located in Midland, Texas. Prior to the formation of ARES Energy 2000, Mr. Dimit served in the capacity of Director of Business Development for ARCO Permian (1995 – 2000), Senior Engineer for Henry Petroleum (1984 – 1995) and Reservoir Engineer for Ralph Green & Associates (1983 – 1984).
Bob is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas with over 30 years of experience in the “Upstream” sector of the Oil & Gas industry. He received a Bachelors of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from Colorado School of Mines in 1983 and a Masters of Science degree in Petroleum Management from the University of Kansas in 1987.
Bob serves as a Trustee for Midland Memorial Hospital as past Chairman of the Board and is also past President of the Board of Directors for the Midland Memorial Hospital District, Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Midland Health Facilities Development Corp., past Secretary of the Midland Downtown TIRZ Board, ex-officio of the Board of Directors for the Midland Development Corp, Prosperity Bank Advisory Board member, member of the National Congressional Committee’s Business Advisory Council. He is the former Chairman of the local chapter and National Board of the Society of Professional Evaluations Engineers, and Chairman of FEPA Group. Has also served in a Board capacity for Green Tree Country Club, First United Methodist Church and the Society of Petroleum Engineers, and has been actively associated with such charitable organizations as Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Christmas in April, Partners in Education and Make-a-Wish.
Bob was born in Dallas, Texas. Bob is 4th generation in his family associated with the petroleum industry and moved frequently. He has lived in Cody and Riverton, Wyoming, Denver and Ft. Collins, Colorado and Wichita Falls, Texas. Bob currently lives in Midland, Texas and has lived there since 1983. Bob is married to Melissa.

Joseph L. (Joe) Lindemood

Joe came to Catoico Resource Management LP in September 2017 as Land Manger. Prior to joining CRM, Joe was served many roles including Landman, regulatory, business development and corporate functions for an independent company active in oil and gas exploration and oil and gas service industry from 2010-2017. Prior to that, Joe was a contract Landman from 2007-2010 serving as in-house Landman for an independent oil and gas company as a land manager and has since became a partner.

Joe completed his undergraduate studies from Texas Tech University in 2004 and his Masters from Texas Tech University in 2007.

Joe was born in Midland and currently resides in Midland with his wife Jessica and daughter.

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