Aurora Oil & Gas appoints president

Aurora Oil & Gas Corp., Traverse City, Mich., has made changes to its management team.

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Nov. 17 -- Aurora Oil & Gas Corp., Traverse City, Mich., has made changes to its management team.

John E. McDevitt has resigned as president and chief operating officer effective immediately.

Gilbert A. Smith, currently serving as vice-president of land and business development, has been named president, succeeding McDevitt. Smith joined Aurora in February, bringing nearly 40 years of domestic and international oil and gas industry experience, specializing in land administration, asset transactions, and contract negotiation.

Before joining Aurora, Smith worked for CDX Gas, Phillips Petroleum Co., and Oryx Energy Co.

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