TransAtlantic's board of directors expects to appoint Todd C. Dutton as President of the Company and James R. Huling as Chief Operating Officer of the Company effective May 27, 2014.
Mr. Huling, 52, has served as Chief Operating Officer of Longfellow since May 2012.
From 2007 until May 2012, Mr. Huling served as President of Kiamichi Energy Corporation, a Fort Worth, Texas-based consulting and production company that he founded.
He brings nearly 30 years of experience in reservoir engineering, drilling and completion operations and production optimization.
Mr. Huling began his career with Kerr-McGee Corporation and subsequently held engineering and operational roles with Encore Acquisition Company, Riata Energy, Inc. and Ovation Energy Partners before founding Kiamichi Energy Corporation.
Mr. Huling earned a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma.
"I have a longstanding working relationship with Todd and James
," commented Mr. Mitchell.
Mr. Dutton and Mr. Huling
will continue to have management responsibilities within Longfellow Energy
, which will be delineated in the coming months.