Samson Resources announced that its second-lien creditor group has selected Joseph A. Mills as the Company’s president and C.E.O., effective as of the date the Company’s Global Settlement Joint Plan of Reorganization becomes effective.
Mills has nearly 35 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, including public company management experience. Most recently, he served as chairman and C.E.O. of Eagle Rock Energy Partners, where he was responsible for creating and managing the strategic direction of the company and its growth as an E&P and Midstream Master Limited Partnership. Prior to that role, he founded and served as C.E.O. of Montierra Minerals & Production, a private equity-backed mineral and upstream company. Mills has also served as S.V.P. of operations for Black Stone Minerals, S.V.P. of El Paso Production and Sonat Exploration.
He currently serves on the board of the Houston Producers Forum and is a member of the University of Houston Energy Advisory Board.
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