AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jones Energy, Inc. (NYSE: JONE) (“Jones Energy” or “the Company”) today announces that Jeff Tanner joined the Company on September 29, 2014 as Senior Vice President, Geosciences. Mr. Tanner has over 27 years of diverse technical and managerial experience in the oil and gas business. Jonny Jones, Founder, Chairman, and CEO, said, “We are extremely pleased to have Jeff join the team in this new role for our organization. His experience and technical expertise will help guide the Company as we renew our focus on expanding the organic growth opportunities for the Company in the Mid-Continent and beyond.”
Prior to joining Jones Energy, Mr. Tanner was Vice President, Exploration for Southwestern Energy. During his career, Mr. Tanner has held a variety of management and technical positions for Laredo Petroleum, Cabot Oil and Gas, and Noble Energy. He began his career with Shell in Houston. He holds a B.S. in Geology from Texas A&M and an M.S. in Geology from the University of Houston.
About Jones Energy
Jones Energy, Inc. is an independent oil and natural gas company engaged in the development and acquisition of oil and natural gas properties in the Anadarko and Arkoma basins of Texas and Oklahoma. Additional information about Jones Energy may be found on the Company’s website at: www.jonesenergy.com.