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R.D. "Dan" Nelson
Director

Mr. Nelson joined the Nuverra Board in November 2013. Mr. Nelson spent 32 years with ExxonMobil, where he most recently served as Vice President and officer of the corporation as the senior executive in Washington, D.C., leading the company's government relations operations. Mr. Nelson also held a variety of other senior positions with ExxonMobil and Mobil in the United States, the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia, including Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ExxonMobil Saudi Arabia, leading the LNG venture development function and managing Mobil’s shareholding in the Arabian American Oil Company; manager of Mobil’s Middle East Department, and head of planning and analysis for the supply and trading organization in Mobil’s global headquarters. In addition, Mr. Nelson served on the boards of several major petrochemical and refining joint ventures in which ExxonMobil had major ownership stakes, including the largest petrochemical plant in the world. Mr. Nelson also is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Washington, D.C.-based Energy Policy Research Foundation, Inc. (EPRINC), a not-for-profit organization that studies energy economics and policy issues with special emphasis on oil, natural gas, and petroleum product markets, and serves on the Board of Directors for Mascoma Corp., a bioconversion company working to develop the efficient production of fuels and chemicals from biomass sources. He is a past director of the American Petroleum Institute.