LINN Energy, LLC has expanded its board from six to seven directors and appointed David D. Dunlap as an independent director to fill the new board seat. Mr. Dunlap currently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Superior Energy Services and brings three decades of experience in the services sector of the oil and natural gas industry to this role. Prior to joining Superior, Mr. Dunlap was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for BJ Services Company, where he had a 25-year career.
"David's extensive background as a leader in the service sector of our industry is an excellent complement to the experience of our existing board members," said Mark E. Ellis, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. "The knowledge and experience he brings as the CEO of a large service company will provide valuable insight as LINN continues to pursue its growth strategy. We are very pleased he has agreed to join LINN as a director."