Goodrich Petroleum Announces The Passing Of Its Chairman-Emeritus Henry
HOUSTON, March 27, 2014
HOUSTON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:
GDP) today announced the passing of its Chairman-Emeritus Henry Goodrich at 83
years old. Henry was a cherished, founding member of the Board of Directors
Henry was a pioneer in the state of Louisiana oil and gas industry. He began
his career in 1950 with Union Producing Company and later formed and operated
Goodrich Oil Company from 1975 to 1995, building it into a prominent
independent exploration and production company. In addition to his business
success, he was very involved and influential in government policy as it dealt
with the energy industry as well as many charitable causes. He served as
President of the Louisiana Association of Independent Producers and Royalty
Owners (LAIPRO) and was a member of the LSU Alumni Hall of Distinction, LSU
Alumni Federation and the Board of Trustees of Rhodes College.
Although we mourn our loss with Henry's passing, we celebrate his life, as a
passionate, caring, genuine, generous man who enjoyed life to the fullest. He
will be greatly missed by his family, fellow Board members, employees, friends
and acquaintances, as Henry was beloved by all that had the privilege of
Goodrich Petroleum Corporation is an independent oil and gas exploration and
production company listed on the New York Stock Exchange.
SOURCE Goodrich Petroleum Corporation
Contact: Robert C. Turnham, President, Jan L. Schott, Chief Financial Officer,
Daniel E. Jenkins, Director of Investor Relations
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