HOUSTON, Jan. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lucas Energy, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LEI) (“Lucas”) today announced that it will change its name to Camber Energy, Inc., effective January 5, 2017, to more accurately reflect the Company’s strategic shift from its Austin Chalk and Eagleford roots to an expanding addition of shallow oil and gas reserves with longer-lived, lower-risk production profiles. The Company’s ticker symbol will be changed to “CEI” under which it will begin trading on the NYSE MKT exchange upon the morning of the same date, January 5, 2017.
To further the Company’s growth strategy, Camber has retained the services of Thomas E. Hardisty as Senior Vice President of Land & Business Development and J. Mark Bunch as Senior Vice President of Engineering & Operations. Mr. Hardisty brings over 30 years of oil industry experience to our team as a Petroleum Land Management professional, and Mr. Bunch is a Petroleum Engineer with more than 35 years of operational & managerial experience in oil & gas exploration, development, and acquisitions.
About Camber Energy, Inc.
Based in Houston, Texas, Camber Energy (NYSE MKT: CEI) is a growth-oriented, independent oil and gas company engaged in the development of crude oil and natural gas in the Austin Chalk and Eagle Ford formations in south Texas, the Permian Basin in west Texas, and the Hunton formation in central Oklahoma.