Gastar Exploration Inc. has expanded the size of the Board from five to seven members and appointed Dr. Stephen A. Holditch and Mr. Jerry R. Schuyler to the Board effective August 8, 2014.
Dr. Holditch is currently Professor Emeritus of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University and previously was the Chairman of the Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M. Dr. Holditch is an internationally known and well-respected expert in the field of unconventional oil and gas technologies focused on resource recovery. He began his career with Shell Oil Company and founded S.A. Holditch & Associates in 1977, which he later sold to Schlumberger Limited. Dr. Holditch served as a Schlumberger Fellow from 2000 to 2003.