Nighthawk Welcomes COO
Nighthawk announced the appointment of Mr. Charles (Chuck) H. Wilson to the Executive Management team as Chief Operating Officer. Chuck will commence his role on August 1, 2011.
Chuck brings over 30 years of drilling and completions experience, most recently as VP Operations and Engineering at Gasco Energy and holds a degree in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Wyoming.
Chuck has extensive knowledge of developing and undertaking vertical and horizontal drilling and completion programs within the United States and internationally. He has held operational and senior management positions with organizations such as Maxus Energy and Forest Oil Corporation.
Tim Heeley, Chief Executive of Nighthawk, commented, "We are delighted that Chuck has joined Nighthawk at an exciting juncture in our redevelopment. Chuck brings extensive experience of operating in the Denver basin plus a proven track record in optimizing production and driving cost savings in drilling and completion programs. His particular expertise of designing and implementing technical solutions for completion operations will be of real benefit as the Company focuses on becoming more engaged in the operational aspects of developing the Jolly Ranch Shale Project."