SAN ANTONIO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Abraxas Petroleum Corporation (“Abraxas” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: AXAS) today announces the hire of Steven P. Harris as Director of Finance and Capital Markets for the Company. Mr. Harris will report to Bob Watson, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Abraxas.
Mr. Harris brings over 20 years of financial and leadership experience to Abraxas. Most recently, Mr. Harris was with Sundance Energy where he assisted Sundance’s Business Development and Investor Relations efforts. From 2008 through 2017, Mr. Harris was a Managing Director and headed the U.S. Energy Investment Banking division of Canaccord Genuity in Houston, Texas. Prior to joining Canaccord Genuity, Mr. Harris served in the Business Development Group at El Paso Exploration and Production. Mr. Harris earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Business Administration from the Rice University Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management.
Bob Watson, President and CEO of Abraxas, commented, “Steve’s financial and business development experience will prove invaluable as Abraxas continues to execute on its business plan. Steve also possesses the necessary financial and investor relations experience to provide a seamless transition for all of our stakeholders. I and the entire Abraxas team welcome Steve to the Company and look forward to working with him.”
Abraxas Petroleum Corporation is a San Antonio based crude oil and natural gas exploration and production company with operations across the Rocky Mountain, Permian Basin and South Texas regions of the United States.