Unit Corp. Names New Vice President

Unit Corporation announced that Scott D. Gordon has been appointed to the position of Vice President-Division Manager of the Gulf Coast Division for Unit Drilling Company in Houston. Unit Drilling Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Unit Corporation.

Mr. Gordon's career covers 25 years in the drilling industry with 21 of those years working for Unit in various capacities, serving most recently as Vice President-Division Manager of the Arkoma Division. His duties included marketing rigs, negotiating drilling contracts and overseeing operations in the Arkoma Basin of Oklahoma. He is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering Technology. Mr. Gordon is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and is the current Vice Chairman of the International Association of Drilling Contractor's Land Contract Committee.

In 1994, Unit entered the Gulf Coast drilling market with two rigs under contract and opened a regional office in Houston, Texas. Currently, Unit has expanded its Gulf Coast operations to include 12 drilling rigs available for service. Unit has a total of 55 drilling rigs in its fleet and operates principally in the Mid-Continent, Gulf Coast and Rocky Mountain basins.