IPAA Announces New Appointments to Board of Directors

IPAA Announces New Appointments to Board of Directors

Justin Cope, Harold Hamm Among New Board Members

Last week, the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) – advocating for thousands of oil and natural gas producers that develop 90 percent of wells nationwide – held its spring Board of Directors meeting in Washington, D.C. and announced the following board appointments.

Current At-Large Director, Justin Cope, President & CEO of Flywheel Energy, LLC was formally announced as Vice Chairman of IPAA effective immediately.

Harold Hamm, Founder and Executive Chairman of Continental Resources was named an At-Large Director.

Michael Hillebrand was added to the board as Regional Director for Pennsylvania. Hillebrand is President and CEO of Huntley & Huntley, LLC; Founder, Principal, and BOM of Olympus Energy, and current Chairman of the Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association (PIOGA).

Ryan Watts, Executive Director of the Kentucky Oil and Gas Association (KOGA) was added to the board as Regional Director – Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina.

View all IPAA board members here.

“The organizations these gentlemen lead show the breadth of our industry and IPAA, from small to large independent producers working to provide energy to Americans,” said IPAA President & CEO Jeff Eshelman. “The IPAA team is grateful to have these industry leaders contribute their insight and talent to our association.”