Lou promoted to CEO of Oasis Petroleum

Houston-based Oasis Petroleum Inc. has named Michael Lou as executive vice president and CFO. Previously, Lou served as senior vice president finance for Oasis. In his new role, Lou will expand his focus on financial strategy and execution and continue as a member of the Oasis senior leadership team. He joined the company in 2009.

Lou has fourteen years of experience in the oil and gas industry. Prior to joining Oasis, he served as CFO of a private oil and gas company and a director and vice president in several investment banking firms. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Southern Methodist University. 

Oasis is an independent exploration and production company focused on the acquisition and development of unconventional oil and natural gas resources, primarily operating in the Williston Basin where the company has accumulated approximately 303,000 net leasehold acres.

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