Mark E. Monroe served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Continental Resources from October 2005 to October 2008, and has served as a board member since November 2001.
He was Chief Executive Officer and President of Louis Dreyfus Natural Gas Corp. prior to its merger with Dominion Resources, Inc. in October 2001. Prior to the formation of Louis Dreyfus Natural Gas Corp. in 1990, he was Chief Financial Officer of Bogert Oil Company. He has served as Chairman of the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association, served on the Domestic Petroleum Council and the National Petroleum Council and on the boards of the Independent Petroleum Association of America, the Oklahoma Energy Explorers and the Petroleum Club of Oklahoma City. For two years prior to his election as President and Chief Operating Officer, he served as a board member of Unit Corporation, an NYSE publicly traded onshore drilling and oil and gas exploration and production company. Mr. Monroe is a Certified Public Accountant and received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at Austin.