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John Connally III

Mr. Connally has decades of experience in the formation, management and growth of exploration and production companies as well as numerous contacts within the energy and energy private equity communities. Mr. Connally has also served as chairman of the board of Texas South Energy, Inc. OTCMKTS: TXSO) since January 2017.


Mr. Connally currently serves as chairman of the Texas Lt. Governor’s Energy Advisory Board. Mr. Connally was a founding shareholder of Texas South and GulfSlope Energy, Inc., and founding director of Nuevo Energy, Inc., Endeavor International Corp, Pure Energy Group (where he also served as chief executive officer) and Pure Gas Partners. Mr. Connally practiced corporate and securities and merger and acquisition law for the energy industry and investment banking industry as a partner at the law firm of Baker&Botts.


Mr Connally received both his Bachelor of Arts and JD from the University of Texas.