St. Mary appoints several vice-presidents

St. Mary Land & Exploration has appointed Stephen Pugh senior vice-president and regional manager of the ArkLaTex region, which includes the company's operations in Shreveport, La.

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, July 18 -- St. Mary Land & Exploration Co. has appointed Stephen Pugh senior vice-president of the company and regional manager of the ArkLaTex region, which includes the company's operations in Shreveport, La.

Pugh succeeds David Hart, who is retiring after 15 years.

Pugh most recently served as managing director for Scotia Waterous in Houston. Previously, he worked for Burlington Resources Inc. and its successor ConocoPhillips. Pugh began his career in 1981 at Superior Oil Co.

Separately, St. Mary has promoted Greg Leyendecker to vice-president of the company and regional manager of the Gulf Coast region.

Prior to this appointment, Leyendecker had managed the Gulf Coast region on an interim basis. He joined the company in late 2006 as operations manager for the Gulf Coast region. He previously has worked for Unocal Corp. and its successor owner Chevron in technical and management positions.

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