Randy Allen focuses on Research and Petroleum Engineering at Lucas Capital Management. Mr. Allen has experience as a roustabout, drilling and completion engineer, attorney, senior executive at an independent oil and gas company, and asset manager of a family office. He most recently served Frontier Enterprises, LLC, a family office in Tuscaloosa, Alabama as attorney and asset manager focusing on private equity ventures, including the creation of River Gas Company, LLC, which invests in oil and gas properties. During the past year, in addition to his role at Frontier, he served as asset manager of River Gas Chanute, LLC, a coalbed methane operator in Kansas. Mr. Allen served as General Counsel of River Gas Corporation, an exploration and production company operating over 900 wells in Alabama, Utah and Wyoming, from 1994 through 2000, where he was responsible for significant transactions, legal, regulatory, land, risk management and human resources. River Gas was sold to Phillips Petroleum Company in 2000. Prior to moving to Alabama, Mr. Allen worked as an associate with the law firm Astrella & Rice in Denver, Colorado where his practice included corporate and oil & gas law. He has also worked in the oil and gas fields of Oklahoma, Texas and the Gulf of Mexico. Mr. Allen is licensed to practice law and is an active member of the bar in Alabama and Colorado. Mr. Allen received his Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering in 1986 from Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado, and his Doctorate of Jurisprudence degree in 1990 from University of Colorado School of Law in Boulder, Colorado.