OKLAHOMA CITY, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing strategy to broaden and deepen its management team, American Energy Partners, LP (AELP) today announced that it has hired Scott D. Sachs as Senior Geoscience Executive Advisor, James C. Johnson as Senior Marketing and Midstream Executive and Traci D. Cook as Chief Accounting Officer.
Sachs, 54, previously worked for Chesapeake Energy Corporation as Vice President – Geoscience, leading exploration and development programs in the Mid-Continent, Gulf Coast, Permian and Rockies from 2005 through 2014. During those years, his teams ran as many as 85 rigs and helped build one of the most dynamic exploration and production programs onshore in the U.S. Prior to Chesapeake, Sachs spent 18 years at Marathon Oil Company in numerous technical and leadership roles throughout their international and onshore U.S. portfolio. Sachs earned his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Geology from Bowling Green State University and the University of Texas - Arlington, respectively, and completed Rice University's Executive Leadership program. He also has served on the Advisory Board for the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and serves on the Board of Directors of Drilling Info, Inc.
Johnson, 57, previously worked for Chesapeake Energy Corporation for 18 years as Senior Vice President – Marketing and as President of Chesapeake Energy Marketing, Inc. (CEMI) since 2000. During his tenure at CEMI, he helped its business grow to become a top 10 natural gas marketer in the U.S., marketing up to 5.6 BCF per day of natural gas, 350,000 barrels per day of crude oil and 150,000 barrels per day of NGLs. At CEMI, Johnson was also responsible for securing gathering, processing, fractionation and transportation arrangements necessary to facilitate the build out of infrastructure in a variety of prolific shale basins in the U.S. Prior to joining Chesapeake, he worked for 15 years in multiple land and commercial roles at Enogex, Inc., Delhi Gas Pipeline Corporation, TXO Production Corp. and Gulf Oil Corporation. Johnson graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1980 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Petroleum Land Management.
Cook, 50, previously worked for Chesapeake Energy Corporation for 19 years, most recently as Vice President and Division Controller – Financial Analysis and Reporting since 2006. During her tenure at Chesapeake, she played a significant role in its filing of over 70 public debt or equity offerings and the initial public offerings of Chesapeake Midstream Partners, LP (later Access Midstream Partners, LP) and the Chesapeake Granite Wash Trust. At Chesapeake, Cook was also responsible for corporate financial reporting, including SEC reporting, accounting process and data management, tax, and budgeting and forecasting. Prior to joining Chesapeake, she worked for six years at Deloitte & Touche as an audit manager. Cook graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and is a certified public accountant.
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American Energy Partners, LP was founded by Aubrey K. McClendon in April 2013 to capitalize on opportunities available in unconventional resource plays. For additional information, please visit www.americanenergypartners.com.
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