Newberry named Callon Petroleum SVP, COO

Gary A. Newberry has been appointed senior vice-president and chief operating officer of Callon Petroleum Co., Natchez, Miss.

Gary A. Newberry has been appointed senior vice-president and chief operating officer of Callon Petroleum Co., Natchez, Miss.

He will continue to lead all aspects of operations managed by direct reports Jerry Weant, vice-president of land, and Michael O’Connor, vice-president of Permian operations. Newberry will continue to report to Fred Callon, chief executive officer and chairman.

Newberry joined Callon Petroleum in 2010 from Marathon Oil Corp., where he retired after 33 years. During that time, he held management positions overseeing production and drilling operations in the US Midcontinent and Rockies regions, Alaska, and the Permian basin, as well as globally.

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