OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SandRidge Energy, Inc. (NYSE: SD) ("SandRidge"), today announced the appointment of Duane Grubert to the role of Executive Vice President of Investor Relations and Strategy. Prior to joining SandRidge, Mr. Grubert served as a Senior Analyst for Susquehanna Financial Group covering the oil and gas exploration and production sector. Mr. Grubert has over three decades of energy industry experience, including 14 years as a Wall Street energy industry research analyst and 17 years with Unocal where he served in various capacities as a petroleum engineer, in international business development and finally as General Manager of Corporate Strategy and Business Intelligence. Mr. Grubert holds a BS in Petroleum Engineering from Stanford University and an MBA from California State University.
James D. Bennett, Chief Executive Officer and President, commented, "We are excited to welcome Duane to our senior management team. With his unique combination of Wall Street and industry experience, we are confident that Duane will play an integral role in ensuring effective communications to the investment community and in developing SandRidge's growth strategy."
About SandRidge: SandRidge Energy, Inc. is an oil and natural gas company headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma with its principal focus on exploration and production. SandRidge and its subsidiaries also own and operate gas gathering and processing facilities and conduct marketing operations. In addition, Lariat Services, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SandRidge, owns and operates a drilling rig and related oil field services business. SandRidge focuses its exploration and production activities in the Mid-Continent, Gulf of Mexico, West Texas and Gulf Coast regions. SandRidge's internet address is www.sandridgeenergy.com.
Contact: Investor Relations SandRidge Energy, Inc. 123 Robert S. Kerr Avenue Oklahoma City, OK 73102 +1 (405) 429-5515
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