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DENVER, Sept. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc. (NASDAQ: XOG) (“Extraction”) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Audrey Robertson to serve as an independent member of the Company’s Board. Ms. Robertson will serve as a member of the Audit Committee. The appointment is effective immediately and now brings the number of outside independent Directors to six of the now eight-member Board.
Ms. Robertson is a Co-Founder and CFO of Franklin Mountain Energy, LLC, a private oil & gas company operating in the core of the Delaware Basin in South East New Mexico. Previously, Ms. Robertson was a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Copper Trail Partners, LLC, an energy private equity platform based in Denver focused on direct ownership of minerals and working interests in the Rockies. Ms. Robertson spent 13 years at Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P. and prior to that, she was an Investment Banker with Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Ms. Robertson graduated from Cornell University with a BS in Applied Economics. She also holds a Master of Accounting degree from the University of Southern California. She currently serves on the Board of the Greenline Community Development Fund, LLC and Four Boys Industries, LLC and is a Trustee of ACE Scholarships. Ms. Robertson is a Certified CPA in the State of Colorado (inactive).
“On behalf of the Board, I would like to welcome Audrey Robertson to our Board of Directors,” said Matt Owens, Extraction’s President and Acting CEO. “Through her esteemed career across the energy value chain, Audrey has gained extensive experience in a wide range of corporate matters including finance, business strategy and development. We look forward to working with her as Extraction continues its maturation as a public company.”
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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.”