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Sanchez Energy announces management change

Staff writer | Houston, Tx., USA | December 27, 2013
Sanchez EnergyDecember 27, 2013, Houston, Tx., USA - Sanchez Energy Corporation, an oil and gas company, announced that senior vice president and chief operating officer Joseph DeDominic has resigned.
Mr. DeDominic has served as Sr. Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since November 2012. Mr. DeDominic has 25 years of experience in the energy industry and prior to joining Sanchez, he served as President and General Manager, Williston Business Unit for Occidental Oil and Gas.

During his tenure at Oxy, Mr. DeDominic served in positions of increasing responsibility ranging from Chief Geologist Colombia to Exploration Manager Libya and Director, Business Development and North America Growth, where he lead Oxy’s entry into the Williston Basin.

Mr. DeDominic has a Bachelor of Arts in Geology from the University of Montana and a Master of Science in Geology from Texas A & M University.

Chris Heinson, Senior Manager of Reservoir Engineering, will assume the role of COO on an interim basis.

Mr. Heinson, an engineer by training, currently oversees reservoir engineering, business planning, and project management for Sanchez. Prior to joining Sanchez in March of this year, he worked for Occidental Petroleum Corporation in various planning and reservoir engineering positions.

He has a strong technical background in unconventional oil resource plays and enhanced oil recovery and has held roles of increasing responsibility while at Occidental and Sanchez.

Mr. Heinson holds a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

These management changes are effective at the beginning of January, 2014.