D-J Operator HighPoint Resources Elects Paul Geiger As COO

HighPoint Resources Corp. (NYSE: HPR) said June 14 that Paul Geiger will join the Denver-Julesburg (D-J) Basin operator as COO.

Geiger, previously with Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE: SWN), has more than 23 years of experience in oil and gas operations and a strong track record of running large-scale, multi-rig development programs, said Scot Woodall, HighPoint’s CEO and president.

“His background in operations management, engineering and business optimization of assets will help us continue along our path of delivering returns-driven growth,” Woodall said in a statement. “Paul’s expertise will prove invaluable as we move to full-scale development mode across our acreage in the oil-weighted and rural core of the D-J Basin. I am excited to welcome Paul to our team.”