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RONALD W. LOWRANCE 1511 Breezy Bend Drive, Katy, TX 77494 E-MAIL: rl5fd0f4@westpost.

net TEL: 281-392-4827 CELL: 713-542-1307 SUMMARY Result-Oriented Manager, with proven skills in strategic planning, organization, training and leadership. I focus on attention to detail and strive for an error free performance. I am a competent, self-directed and creative problem-solver w ho organizes facts, defines objectives, and proceeds with a systematic and analy tical approach to obtain those objectives. I am respected for interpersonal and rapport-building skills, not only with the client, but within my own diversified corporate cultural environment or field project site. A self starter, and team player concentrating on the present and future, motivated and interested in a l ong-term career. EXPERIENCE FLUOR DANIEL - Houston, Texas Engineering, Procurement and Construction Company. 04/08 ? Present Warehouse Supervisor Project in Nizhnekamsk, Tatarstan, a Republic of Russia, refinery build for Taft /Neft/Taneco, the major refinery in Tatarstan. Responsibilities involved wareho use staff supervision of receipt, stowing and distribution of materials. Develo ped, documented and implemented hands on materials management procedures enablin g warehouse staff to expedite materials to the end users and reduce materials ad ministrative paper flow, thus reducing administrative warehouse operating costs. DCOK ENGINEERING Houston, Texas Engineering, Procurement and Construction Company. 03/07 - 09/07 Senior Buyer, Subcontracts Administrator, Materials Manager Location Worked: Cheyenne, Wyoming, Yorktown, Virginia Field Sourcing, Purchasing and Expediting of materials on a Refinery Coke Drum R eplacement Project and Crude Oil Desulphurization Unit Installation. Administer Subcontracts, Request for Change Orders and Change Orders. Manage receipt, war ehousing and distribution of materials on Refinery Projects. Created materials handling procedures for DCOK?s third party construction firm, implemented and trained staff in these procedures, aligning both the third party construction firm and DCOK?s preferred process for handling of materials. Ulti mate result was reduction in misplaced materials at site and need for duplicate orders for lost materials. This eliminated waiting on materials and accelerated the work process. STAR PETROLEUM SERVICES - Katy, Texas 01/06 - 03/07 Procurement and Logistics Services Company. Self Employed-Owner of Company ? Offshore/Onshore Locations Worked: Houston, Texas, Yuzhno-Sakhalin, Russia, Kholmsk, Russia, Shan ghai, China, UB Mongolia. Sourcing and sales of used and surplus drilling/construction equipment, miscella neous supplies and tubular goods to Russian and Western Clients, in Russia. Prov ide temporary short term, third party contract management support in Procurement and Logistic Services to client customers in China, Mongolia and Russia. GULF INTERSTATE ENGINEERING - Moscow, Russia 06/05 - 11/05 Engineering, Procurement and Construction Company with offices in Houston. Contract- Consortium Procurement Manager

Sourcing Subcontractors, Soliciting Offers for Materials and Services, Preparati on and Processing of Pre-Qualification Packages of Potential Subcontractors and Suppliers within Russia, for a Major Pipeline Project in Russia/Kazakhstan. Pro curement and Coordination of Russian Buyers within Russia for Materials and Serv ices. Logistics and Warehousing for same. Successfully monitored consortium pr ocurement activities, aiding as required. GENERAL DYNAMICS - Yuzhno-Sakhalin, Russia 04/04 - 05/05 Engineering, Procurement and Construction Company with offices in Houston. Contract - Manager Procurement/Logistics/Warehouse Sourcing Subcontractors, Soliciting Offers for Materials and Services, Preparati on and Processing of Pre-Qualification Packages of Potential Subcontractors and Suppliers within Russia, for a Major Telecommunications Project in Russia. Proc urement and Coordination of Russian Buyers within Russia for Materials and Servi ces. Logistics and Warehousing for same. Assumed management responsibility for all Procurement/Logistics and Warehousing activity, reducing client cost for ad ditional staff. ABB LUMMUS GLOBAL Houston, Yuzhno-Sakhalin, Russia 06/01 - 10/03 Engineering, Procurement and Construction Company with offices in Houston. Purchasing Manager 04/02 - 10/03 Purchasing Coordinator Senior Field Buyer Subcontracts Administrator Contract Employee 06/01 - 03/02 Sourcing Subcontractors, Soliciting Offers for Materials and Services, Preparati on and Processing of Pre-Qualification Packages of Potential Subcontractors and Suppliers within the United States and Russia, for a Major Construction Project in Russia. Coordination of Russian Buyers within Russia for Materials and Servi ces. Restructured procurement policy and procedures effectively reducing admini strative costs. STAR PETROLEUM SERVICES - Katy, Texas 11/99 - 06/01 Procurement and Logistics services company, with an office in Katy, Texas. Self Employed-Owner of Company Consulting Services, Preparation of Bid Requests and Purchase Contracts for Russ ian Drilling Contractor. Sourcing, Sale and Export to Vietnam, Japan and Russia of Oil Field Equipment and Spare Parts for Offshore Rig Refurbishment. Accrued sales of materials and services in excess of three million dollars in the first year, with a two man company and a hand full of clients. MARATHON OIL COMPANY - Houston, Texas 03/85 - 11/99 Oil Company with operations and joint ventures worldwide. International Buyer/Expediter International Shore base Manager Advanced Material (Supervisor) Controller Advanced Logistics Support Representative Planning, Coordinating and directing of local Procurement and Logistics Support Efforts involved in Worldwide Oil and Gas Drilling Operations, in country. Respo nsible for sourcing, purchase, maintenance and stowage of Down Hole Drilling Equ ipment, tubular goods, rig maintenance spare parts and supplies, Offshore and On shore. Was first Material Controller to apply Materials Management Procedures t o Pipeline Construction in the field operating mini warehouse operations along t he pipeline route, reducing material losses due to misuse and no damaged materia ls receipts being resolved with the seller/shipping company. EDUCATION Bachelors of Science, Finance, Labor Relations, and Management Sciences - Cumula tive GPA 3.0/Dean?s Honor Roll - University of Houston Downtown

COMPUTER SKILLS Excel, Word, Power Point LANGUAGE SKILLS Conversational Russian- 4-1/2 years of study. Several years living and working in Russia. OTHER Houston Safety Council (Refinery) Training: February 2010 TSA Background Check: TWIC Identity Card Issued: February 2010 DOT Physical February 2010