New COO named at SandRidge Energy



SandRidge Energy just named a new Chief Operating Officer.

The Oklahoma City company’s board of directors named Dean Parrish, Senior Vice President of Operations to become the fir’s Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

SandRidge President Grayson Pranin said Parrish’s compensation will be determined at a later time. Pranin had held the positions of President, CEO and COO and Parrish will assume the COO duties.

Jonathan Frates, Chairman of the Company’s Board, commented “We are extremely pleased to appoint Dean as our Chief Operating Officer. He will bring his experience and knowledge to his new role and will help us maximize shareholder value at SandRidge.”

The 36-year old Parrish has been with SandRidge Energy since January 2012 when he began as a Senior Production Engineer and held the position for three years. In 2020, he was named the comopany’s Operating Manager and a year later became Vice President of Operations. Parrish was promoted to Senior Vice President of Operations in 2022.

Prior to joining the Company in January 2012, Mr. Parrish was employed at EXCO Resources, Inc. as a Production Engineer. Mr. Parrish earned his Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma.