Mariner Energy Announces Executive Appointments

Mariner Energy, Inc. announced the appointment of two new executive officers. Mike McCullough has been promoted to Vice President-Acquisitions and Divestitures, and Ken Moore was promoted to Vice President-Onshore Land.

"Mike and Ken have been key contributors to our success. They bring a wealth of experience and management skills to our executive team," said Scott D. Josey, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President of Mariner Energy.

Combined, the two executives represent more than 70 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. McCullough joined Mariner in 2004 as a Senior Reservoir Engineer, and was promoted to Manager-Exploitation and Acquisitions in 2006 before taking on his current responsibilities. He graduated from Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio, with a bachelor's degree in petroleum engineering. Moore began his career at Mariner in 2003, being named Business Development Manager-Onshore in 2004. He graduated from West Texas A&M University with a bachelor's degree in political science and served in the United States Marine Corp.