Matador Resources Promotes Billy Goodwin, Van Singleton

Concurrent with the promotions, President Matthew V. Hairford and David E. Lancaster, executive vice president and CFO, both plan to retire and transition to new duties as special advisers to Matador’s board.

Hart Energy Staff

Matador Resources Co. recently announced the promotions of Billy E. Goodwin to president of operations and Van H. Singleton II to president of land, A&D and planning, both effective March 31.

“Billy and Van have been key participants in all major company decisions for the past 10 years and are ready for their new responsibilities,” Joseph Wm. Foran, Matador’s founder, chairman and CEO, commented in a company release on Jan. 10.

Goodwin joined the company in July 2010 as its drilling manager and has been instrumental in streamlining and improving Matador’s operations across the board. Meanwhile, Singleton joined the company in August 2007 as a landman and has also played a pivotal role at Matador in developing and executing the “brick by brick” strategy used by the company to build its acreage positions in both the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas and in the Delaware Basin in West Texas and New Mexico.

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