Ken Mariani President

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Ken has served as President of EnerVest since January 2014.  He joined EnerVest in 2000 and was Senior Vice President and General Manager – Eastern Division for 11 years. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of EnerVest Operating Company and Executive Vice President of EnerVest from January 2012 to January 2014. From 1991 to 2000, he served as Vice President of Operations for Energy Corporation of America (ECA) and was responsible for engineering, land, geology and production operations. Prior to his role at ECA, he held various engineering positions at Conoco, Inc., in the Midland, TX, and Rocky Mountain Divisions.

Ken holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh, graduating cum laude with a petroleum option. He received his Master of Business Administration from The University of Texas of the Permian Basin and is a licensed Professional Engineer.

He is currently on the board of the American Exploration & Production Council. He is an active member of various independent oil and gas associations, and recently served on the Board of Directors in the Michigan, Ohio and West Virginia associations. He is past Chairman of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and a member of IPAA.