Seventy Seven Energy Names Chief Operating Officer
OKLAHOMA CITY -- June 12, 2014
Chesapeake Oilfield Operating, L.L.C. (d/b/a Seventy Seven Energy) announced
today that Karl Blanchard will join the company as Chief Operating Officer
effective on the distribution date of the recently announced spin-off of
Seventy Seven Energy from Chesapeake Energy Corporation. Mr. Blanchard most
recently served as Vice President of Production Enhancement of Halliburton
Company. From January 2011 to October 2012, he was Vice President of Cementing
for Halliburton. Mr. Blanchard also served as Vice President of Testing and
Subsea from October 2008 to December 2010 and President Director of PT
Halliburton Indonesia from 2006-2008.
“Karl is a great addition to the existing management team at Seventy Seven
Energy,” Chief Executive Officer Jerry Winchester said. “With his extensive
background in the oilfield services industry, Karl is a perfect fit as we
become a stand-alone company.”
Mr. Blanchard began his career at Halliburton in 1981. Before serving as an
executive at Halliburton, he held leadership positions in engineering,
marketing, sales and operations, and has gained experience in mergers,
acquisitions and divestitures.
Mr. Blanchard holds a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from Texas A&M
University, and is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.
About Seventy Seven Energy
Seventy Seven Energy is a diversified oilfield services company that provides
a wide range of wellsite services and equipment to U.S. land-based exploration
and production customers operating in unconventional resource plays. The
Company’s primary services include drilling, hydraulic fracturing, oilfield
rentals, rig relocation and water transport and disposal. The Company is
headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Seventy Seven Energy
Bob Jarvis, 405-935-2572
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