U.S. Energy Development Corporation (U.S. Energy), an exploration and production (E&P) company focused on the development of energy projects throughout North America is pleased to announce the appointment of Jake Plunk as its senior vice president of acquisitions and divestitures. Mr. Plunk previously served as an independent non-executive director to U.S. Energy’s Board of Directors for the past year.
Prior to joining the team at U.S. Energy, Mr. Plunk served as the CEO and COO of Fleur de Lis Energy, LLC (FDL) and the VP of business development and investor relations at Merit Energy, respectively. In each of these leadership roles, Plunk had oversight and responsibility over production, strategic planning, negotiated acquisitions and divestments, and maintained a successful track record in managing multiple investor relationships.
With over 28 years of experience in the oil and gas industry in both the U.S. and Canada, Plunk has overseen more than $7 billion in acquisitions and more than $4 billion in divestments. Plunk graduated from Texas Tech University earning a degree in petroleum engineering and is a member of Texas Tech’s Petroleum Engineering Academy and the Petroleum Industry Advisory Board.
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