Ultra Petroleum Announces Executive Leadership Transition

HOUSTON, July 15, 2014 /CNW/ -- Ultra Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: UPL) today 
announced that its Board of Directors is promoting Garland R. Shaw to Senior 
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective August 1, 2014, and that 
Marshall (Mark) D. Smith, the current Senior Vice President and Chief 
Financial Officer, is resigning to accept a new position at a larger company. 
Mr. Smith will continue in his current role until August 1, 2014 to assist 
with second quarter financial reporting. 
"We congratulate Garland on his promotion to Senior Vice President and Chief 
Financial Officer. He has a wealth of experience in the oil and gas industry, 
and we are confident he will continue to make significant and valuable 
contributions to our business in his new role," stated Michael D. Watford, 
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. "We also wish Mark every 
success in the next stage of his career.  He has been a valued member of our 
senior management team for many years, and we greatly appreciate his efforts 
on behalf of our company." 
Since joining Ultra Petroleum in 2006 as Corporate Controller, Mr. Shaw has 
earned roles with increasing leadership and responsibility, including his 
promotion to the executive leadership team as Vice President and Controller in 
2013. He has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, 
including accounting, financial analysis, and economic evaluation for large 
multi-national energy companies. Mr. Shaw earned an undergraduate degree in 
Accounting from Oklahoma State University and holds a Master of Business 
Administration from the University of Dallas. He is a Certified Public 
Accountant in the state of Texas. 
About Ultra Petroleum 
Ultra Petroleum Corp. is an independent energy company engaged in domestic 
natural gas and crude oil exploration, development and production. Ultra is 
listed on the New York Stock Exchange and trades under the ticker symbol 
"UPL".  This release and additional information about the Company can be found 
at http://www.ultrapetroleum.com. 
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SOURCE  Ultra Petroleum Corp. 
Kelly L. Whitley, Director, Investor Relations, Phone: 281-582-6602, Email: 
CO: Ultra Petroleum Corp.
ST: Texas
-0- Jul/15/2014 12:45 GMT
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