Retired Range Resources Exec John Applegath Returns To Appalachian Basin

Huntley & Huntley Energy Exploration LLC (HHEX) said Oct. 30 it hired John Applegath, a former executive with Range Resources Corp. (NYSE: RRC), to serve as its senior vice president and COO.

Applegath joins HHEX after recently retiring from Range Resources, where he served as senior vice president of operations from 2014 to 2018, leading both the Marcellus Shale division and, more recently, the North Louisiana division.

“I am excited to join HHEX at this pivotal time in the company’s history,” Applegath said in a statement. “I look forward to returning to a basin I know extremely well and working with our industry partners, as well as the entire HHEX team.”