Antero Resources Names New Director and Chairman of Audit Committee
DENVER, Sept. 3, 2013
DENVER, Sept.3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Antero Resources Corporation (Antero)
today announced the appointment of Richard W. Connor to its board of
directors. Mr. Connor has also been appointed to serve as chairman of the
Company's audit committee.
Prior to his retirement in 2009, Mr. Connor was an audit partner with KPMG LLP
where he principally served publicly-traded clients in the energy, mining,
telecommunications and media industries for 38 years. Mr. Connor was elected
to the partnership in 1980 and from 1996 to 2008 he served as the Managing
Partner of KPMG's Denver office. Mr.Connor earned his B.S. degree in
accounting from the University of Colorado.
Mr.Connor is a member of the board of directors of Boulder, Colorado based
Zayo Group LLC, a leading provider of bandwidth infrastructure and co-location
services. Mr. Connor is also a director of Centerra Gold, Inc., a Toronto
based gold mining company. Locally he serves on the University of Colorado
Leeds School of Business advisory board and is a member of the Executive Board
of the Denver Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.
Paul M. Rady, Chairman and CEO, commented that, "Rick Connor has experience in
technical accounting and auditing matters, knowledge of SEC filing
requirements and experience with a variety of energy clients. We believe his
background and skill set make Rick very well-suited to serve as a member of
our board of directors and as chairman of our audit committee."
Antero Resources is an independent oil and natural gas company engaged in the
acquisition, development and production of unconventional oil and liquids-rich
natural gas properties primarily located in the Appalachian Basin in West
Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Our website is located at
This release may include "forward-looking statements".Such forward-looking
statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which
are beyond Antero's control. All statements, other than historical facts
included in this release, are forward-looking statements. All forward-looking
statements speak only as of the date of this release. Although Antero believes
that the plans, intentions and expectations reflected in or suggested by the
forward-looking statements are reasonable, there is no assurance that these
plans, intentions or expectations will be achieved. Therefore, actual outcomes
and results could materially differ from what is expressed, implied or
forecast in such statements.
We caution you that these forward-looking statements are subject to all of the
risks and uncertainties, most of which are difficult to predict and many of
which are beyond our control, incident to the exploration for and development,
production, gathering and sale of natural gas and oil. These risks include,
but are not limited to, commodity price volatility, inflation, lack of
availability of drilling and production equipment and services, environmental
risks, drilling and other operating risks, regulatory changes, the uncertainty
inherent in estimating natural gas and oil reserves and in projecting future
rates of production, cash flow and access to capital, the timing of
development expenditures, and the other risks described under the heading
"Item 1A. Risk Factors" in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended
December 31, 2012.
SOURCE Antero Resources
Contact: Michael Kennedy, VP - Finance, at (303) 357-6782 or
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