FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlas Energy Group, LLC (NYSE: ATLS) and Atlas Resource Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ARP) today announced the appointment of Matthew Skelly as Vice President of Investor Relations of both ATLS and ARP.
Mr. Skelly has been with the Atlas companies for over five and a half years, previously serving as the Vice President of Investor Relations for Atlas Pipeline Partners, L.P. beginning in 2010 through its merger with Targa Resources in February 2015. Mr. Skelly previously worked at the investment bank of JPMorgan covering financial institutions with a focus on the bank & thrift sector. Prior to JPMorgan, Mr. Skelly was a senior advisor at Taylor Rafferty, focusing on cross-border investor relations consulting and capital markets intelligence to over 70 non-U.S. public companies. Mr. Skelly earned his Bachelor's degree in Finance & Marketing from the University of South Carolina and his MBA in International Business from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Brian Begley, who has served as the Vice President of Investor Relations for Atlas Energy and its predecessor companies since April 2006, will be pursuing an opportunity with an investment management firm in the Philadelphia area.
Atlas Energy Group, LLC (NYSE: ATLS) is a limited liability company which owns the following interests: all of the general partner interest, incentive distribution rights and an approximate 23% limited partner interest in its upstream oil & gas subsidiary, Atlas Resource Partners, L.P.; the general partner interests, incentive distribution rights and limited partner interests in Atlas Growth Partners, L.P.; and a general partner interest in Lightfoot Capital Partners, an entity that invests directly in energy-related businesses and assets. For more information, please visit our website at www.atlasenergy.com, or contact Investor Relations at InvestorRelations@atlasenergy.com.
Atlas Resource Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ARP) is an exploration & production master limited partnership which owns an interest in over 14,500 producing natural gas and oil wells, located primarily in Appalachia, the Barnett Shale (TX), the Mississippi Lime (OK), the Eagle Ford Shale (TX), the Raton Basin (NM), Black Warrior Basin (AL) and the Rangely Field (CO). ARP is also the largest sponsor of natural gas and oil investment partnerships in the U.S. For more information, please visit our website at www.atlasresourcepartners.com, or contact Investor Relations at InvestorRelations@atlasenergy.com.
SOURCE Atlas Resource Partners, L.P.; Atlas Energy Group, LLC