DENVER, Sept. 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ: XOG) (“Extraction” or the “Company”) today announced that Russell T. Kelley, Jr., Extraction’s Chief Financial Officer, has resigned from the Company, effective September 15, 2019, to pursue other interests. Tom Brock has been designated by the Board of Directors to assume the role of principal financial officer of the Company and will continue in his current role as Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer.
Mr. Brock has served as the Company’s Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, since 2016 and has over 21 years of energy-focused accounting experience. Mr. Brock began his career with KPMG LLP, where he held various positions serving clients in the energy industry. Mr. Brock holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from New Mexico State University and is a CPA licensed in the State of Texas.
Extraction also announced that the Board has appointed Marianella Foschi as vice president, finance, effective September 15, 2019. Ms. Foschi had previously served as Extraction’s director of finance since 2015. Prior to that, Ms. Foschi had served in previous roles in energy finance, including with Blackstone’s GSO Capital Partners as well as with Credit Suisse in its Oil and Gas Investment Banking group. Ms. Foschi holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin.
“We wish Rusty well in his future endeavors and want to thank him for his contributions over the past five years,” said Extraction Oil & Gas President and Acting CEO Matt Owens. “Tom and Marianella have been integral leaders for Extraction and their knowledge of the Company, coupled with their financial backgrounds and experience, will allow for a smooth transition. We believe these will be great additions to our leadership team and will benefit us as we look to deliver on our Company goals,” Owens said.
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About Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc.
Denver-based Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc. is an independent energy exploration and development company focused on exploring, developing and producing crude oil, natural gas and NGLs primarily in the Wattenberg Field in the Denver-Julesburg Basin of Colorado. For further information, please visit www.extractionog.com. The Company’s common shares are listed for trading on the NASDAQ under the symbol: “XOG.”