HOUSTON, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG)
announced today the election of J. Scott Arnold as Vice President, Land and
Associate General Counsel, Robert G. Drake as Vice President, Management
Information Systems, and Lisa A. Machesney as Vice President, Managing Counsel
and Corporate Secretary.
"These promotions reflect the continuing confidence we have in the strong
management skills and expertise of our senior staff members," said Ray R.
Seegmiller, President and CEO. "They are well qualified in their respective
areas of expertise and have been instrumental in helping to direct the
unprecedented performance the Company has experienced over the last two and
one half years."
Arnold joined Cabot Oil & Gas in 1983 as a Corporate Attorney. Since that
time he has served as Regional Land Manager for both the Company's Denver and
Charleston operations and as a Senior Corporate Attorney in the Corporate
Legal Department. In his new position, Arnold manages the Land Department and
oversees all litigation matters for the Company. Prior to joining Cabot Oil &
Gas, he worked in various positions with Texas Eastern Transmission
Corporation and Amoco Production Company. He received his B.A. in Psychology
from Rice University and J.D. degree from The University of Texas at Austin.
Arnold is licensed to practice law in the state of Texas and is a member of
the State Bar of Texas and the State Bar of Texas Oil, Gas, and Mineral Law
Since joining the Company in 1980, Drake has held positions of increasing
responsibility in both the Accounting and Information Systems departments. As
Vice President, Management Information Systems, he is responsible for
overseeing the Company's technology infrastructure, telecommunications, and
hardware and software applications. Drake received his B.B.A. degree in
General Business from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. Prior to joining
Cabot Oil & Gas, he worked at Panhandle Eastern and Specialty Retailers Inc.
He is a member of the Petroleum Accounting Society of Houston.
As Vice President, Managing Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Machesney
oversees all regulatory, environmental, and corporate law matters, along with
other legal activities for the Company. In her capacity as Corporate
Secretary, she coordinates the efforts of the Board of Directors. She joined
Cabot Oil & Gas in 1985 as an attorney and most recently served as Corporate
Secretary and Managing Counsel. Prior to joining Cabot Oil & Gas, she was an
attorney with ANR Pipeline Company in Houston. Machesney earned a B.A. degree
from the University of Michigan and J.D. degree from the University of Detroit
Mercy School of Law. She is licensed to practice law in the state of Texas
and is a member of the Texas Bar Association and its Corporate Counsel,
Business Law, and Oil, Gas, and Mineral Law sections.
Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation, headquartered in Houston, Texas, is a leading
domestic independent natural gas producer and marketer with substantial
interests in the Appalachia, Anadarko, Rocky Mountains, and Gulf Coast
regions. For additional information about Cabot Oil & Gas, visit the
Company's web site at http://www.cabotog.com.
The statements regarding future financial performance and results and the
other statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are
forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including,
but not limited to, market factors, the market price of natural gas and oil,
results of future drilling and marketing activity, future production and costs
and other factors detailed in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission
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