PetroPoint Energy Partners Announces Addition of Michael A. Gerlich to Board of Directors

Mar 04, 2013, 07:45 ET from PetroPoint Energy Partners, LP

HOUSTON, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PetroPoint Energy Partners, LP today announced that Michael A. Gerlich has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company's General Partner.  Mr. Gerlich joins the Board as an independent Director and is the Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Compliance and Executive Committees.

Mr. Gerlich serves as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Gastar Exploration and has over 32 years of natural gas and oil accounting, finance and operating experience.  Before joining Gastar in 2005, he served as Senior Vice President of Accounting and Finance for Calpine Natural Gas LP, a wholly owned subsidiary of Calpine Corporation.  He was also Vice President and CFO for Sheridan Energy and Executive Vice President and CFO of Trinity Resources, both publicly traded independent natural gas and oil companies.

George Laflin, PetroPoint's President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "We are pleased to have expanded our Board with the addition of an independent director of Mike Gerlich's caliber.  His many years of executive level experience in accounting and finance for both early stage and well established oil and gas companies will be a great asset to us as we grow."

Mr. Gerlich earned a BBA in accounting with honors from Texas A&M University and became a Certified Public Accountant in May 1980.  He began his career at Deloitte in the Assurance practice in 1978.           

About PetroPoint Energy Partners, LP
PetroPoint was formed in 2012 to acquire and exploit mature conventional onshore oil and gas assets in North America with a lower risk profile and steady cash flow. The Company's key management includes George Laflin, President and CEO; Bryan Simmons, Vice President Engineering and Operations; Steve Hochstein, Vice President Geosciences and Denise DuBard, Chief Financial Officer. For more information visit our website at

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