Chaparral Energy appoints new executive officers

Chaparral Energy Inc.

Chaparral Energy Inc. has promoted its COO and executive vice president, K. Earl Reynolds, to the role of president and COO, and the company’s associate vice president of corporate reserves/GIS, Richard Parma, to the position of vice president of corporate reserves/GIS.

Reynolds came to Chaparral after a 10-year career at Devon Energy, where he was involved in strategic planning and international operations. Prior to joining Devon Energy, he held key management positions with Burlington Resources and Mobil Oil. Reynolds earned a Master of Science degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Houston, and a Bachelor of Science degree in petroleum engineering from Mississippi State University.

Parma has been with Chaparral since 2009. Prior to joining Chaparral, he held management positions at Edge Petroleum Corp. after starting his career as a production engineer for Texaco E&P Inc. Parma holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemical engineering from the University of Tulsa, and a Master of Science degree in petroleum engineering from the University of Houston.


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