Atlas Energy Resources Appoints Jacot VP of Completion Technology

Atlas Energy Resources announced the appointment of Henry Jacot to the position of Vice President, Completion Technology. Mr. Jacot's primary responsibilities will include the engineering and oversight of Atlas Energy's Marcellus Shale completions as well as providing quality control and technical assistance in the design of their shallow well development programs.

Mr. Jacot comes to Atlas Energy with over 25 years experience in the domestic and international oil and gas industry with emphasis on 3D hydraulic fracture design and economic fracture optimization. Prior to joining Atlas Energy, Mr. Jacot was President of H-Frac Consulting Services, a fracture optimization consulting firm to the oil & gas industry, which specialized in studies of various geological formations including the Barnett and Marcellus Shales.

"We are very pleased that Henry has joined Atlas Energy as a senior member of our team," stated Richard D. Weber, President, Atlas Energy Resources, LLC. "Henry's expertise in fracture design technology will be invaluable to us, especially as we accelerate our development of the Marcellus Shale."