Independent oil and natural gas producer W&T Offshore has appointed Jonathan Curth to the role of Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary, effective June 14, 2022.
W&T Offshore noted that Curth has extensive legal experience working with public exploration and production companies.
“We are excited to have Jonathan join our great executive team at W&T. His many years serving as both an attorney with international law firms and as general counsel at public E&P companies, and, in particular, his involvement with acquisitions, capital markets, and corporate transactions, will complement W&T’s strategic vision. We look forward to his insight as we continue to grow shareholder value,” Tracy W. Krohn, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said.
Before joining W&T, Curth most recently served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Compliance Officer, and Corporate Secretary for Vine Energy – now Chesapeake Energy Corp.
His prior experience also includes Interim President & CEO, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, Corporate Secretary, and Executive Vice President of Land of Vanguard Natural Resources – now Grizzly Energy, and Assistant General Counsel at Newfield Exploration Company – now Ovintiv.
He also previously worked at Willkie Farr & Gallagher where he was Senior Counsel and at Baker & McKenzie. Curth is also Board Certified in Oil, Gas, and Mineral Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has 15 years of experience in oil and gas as an attorney with a focus on domestic and international transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, securities regulations, corporate financing, restructuring transactions, and Environmental, Social, and Governance matters.
Curth received a BA degree from Baylor University and a Juris Doctor degree from The University of Texas School of Law.
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