By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Feb. 17 -- HighMount Exploration & Production LLC, Houston, has named Jason A. Garner as chief operating officer, effective Mar. 1.
Garner will succeed James D. Abercrombie, who is retiring. Abercrombie will remain with the company through the end of March to ensure a smooth transition.
Before becoming HighMount’s western division vice-president, Garner worked in various engineering, planning, and management positions for Dominion E&P in Richmond, Va., Houston, and Oklahoma City.
HighMount E&P is a subsidiary of Loews Corp. It holds unconventional gas resources in the Permian, Michigan, and Black Warrior basins.