Houston-based Magnolia Oil & Gas Corp. appointed David Khani to its board of directors as an independent director, bringing the board’s size to eight members, according to a Feb. 6 press release.

Khani, also serving as a member of Magnolia’s audit committee, previously served as CFO of natural gas producer EQT Corp. from January 2020 until July 2023. He also served as executive vice president and CFO of CONSOL Energy from March 2013 to December 2019, the release stated.

“Dave’s deep industry knowledge and experience across the energy and natural resources spectrum, coupled with his financial and capital markets expertise, will be a valuable asset to Magnolia and our shareholders,” said Dan Smith, chairman of Magnolia’s board.