Richard Halprin


Rick has over 30 years of experience in the oil/gas exploration and production industry. He has extensive experience in financial modeling, due-diligence, strategic planning, debt/equity financing, management, and P&L. He most recently served as CFO for White Top Energy for the last ten years where he effectively led financial operations. Prior to that, Rick served as VP Finance at Trek Oil & Gas and as Controller for Rooster Oil & Gas. Rick was also the founding member of a 3-person executive team that formed an E&P company and achieved 600%+ ROI on sale of assets.

Industry Expertise

  • Energy
  • Oil and Gas
  • Real Estate


  • Energy-related P&L
  • Strategic planning
  • Mergers / acquisitions / divestitures
  • Management
  • Debt / equity financing and financial statement preparation

Education & Certifications

  • BS, Accounting, University of New OrleansĀ 
  • CPA, member of AICPA and Louisiana & Appalachian Societies Past President of COPAS