EV Energy Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:EVEP) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain OfficersItem 5.02
On November 28, 2017, the Board of Directors (the "Board") of EV Management, LLC (the “Company”), general partner of the general partner of EV Energy Partners, L.P. (the “Partnership”), unanimously (i) approved an increase in the size of the Board from eight members to nine members, and (ii) ratified and approved the appointment of Daniel J. Churay as an additional independent director of the Company, effective immediately, to fill the newly created directorship. At the same time, Mr. Churay was added as an additional member of the Compensation Committee and the Conflicts Committee of the Board, effective immediately.
Contemporaneously with this Board action, EnerVest, Ltd., acting in its capacity as authorized member of the Company under the Amended and Restated Limited Liability Company Agreement of the Company dated September 29, 2006, appointed Mr. Churay as an additional independent director of the Company.
Mr. Churay has served since 2011 as executive vice president-corporate affairs, general counsel and corporate secretary of MRC Global Inc., the leading distributor of pipe, valves, fittings and infrastructure supplies to the energy industry. In his current role, Mr. Churay manages the company’s human resources, legal, risk compliance, corporate services and external and government affairs functions. He also acts as corporate secretary to the company’s board of directors. Prior to joining MRC Global, he served as president and CEO of Rex Energy Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, and was a member of its board of directors from 2007 to 2011. Mr. Churay’s executive experience prior to Rex Energy includes his serving as executive vice president, general counsel and secretary of YRC Worldwide Inc., a Fortune 500 transportation and logistics company; and deputy general counsel and assistant secretary of Baker Hughes Incorporated, a Fortune 500 company that provides products and services to the petroleum and continuous process industries. He was also a senior counsel at Fulbright & Jaworski LLP, now part of Norton Rose Fulbright.
Mr. Churay received his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Texas and a juris doctorate from the University of Houston Law Center, where he was a member of the Law Review. Mr. Churay is a Leadership Fellow with the National Association of Corporate Directors and a member of the board of directors of the Sam Houston Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
About EV Energy Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:EVEP)
EV Energy Partners, L.P. is engaged in the acquisition, development and production of oil and natural gas properties and all of its operations are located in the United States. The Company’s oil and natural gas properties are located in the Barnett Shale; the Appalachian Basin, which includes the Utica Shale; the San Juan Basin; Michigan; Central Texas, which includes the Austin Chalk area; the Mid-Continent areas in Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Kansas and Louisiana; the Monroe Field in Northern Louisiana, and the Permian Basin. The Company’s Barnett Shale properties are located in Denton, Montague, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties in Northern Texas. The Company’s activities are concentrated in the Ohio and West Virginia areas of the Appalachian Basin. The Company’s properties are located in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico and La Plata County in Colorado. The Company’s properties are located in the Antrim Shale reservoir in Otsego and Montmorency counties in northern Michigan.