Black Stone appoints new partnership president

Black Stone Minerals, L.P., the Houston company with 700,000 acres in assets in Oklahoma and 16.5 million nationwide announced this week the appointment of Jeff Wood as President of the Partnership.

He will also continue duties as Chief Financial Officer. The company said Thomas L. Carter Jr. will continue as Black Stone Minerals’ Chief Executive Officer and Chairman.

“Jeff brings over 20 years of relevant leadership experience in the energy industry and has done an excellent job overseeing our financing strategy in his current position,” said Mr. Carter. “I am excited for him to take a broader leadership role with this promotion to President, and look forward to working with him and the rest of our outstanding management team to continue to deliver value for Black Stone’s unit holders.”

Black Stone’s executive team following the appointment consists of: Thomas Carter as CEO and chairman; Jeffrey Wood as President and CFO; Holbrook Dorn as Senior Vice President of Business Development; Brock Morris as Senior Vice President of Engineering and Geology; and Steve Putman, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary.

Black Stone Minerals is one of the largest owners of oil and natural gas mineral interests in the nation. It owns mineral interests and royalty interests in 41 states and 64 onshore basins in the U.S.