Jeffrey A. Zlotky joined private-equity firm NGP Energy Capital Management as general counsel, the firm said March 23.
Previously, Zlotky was a partner at Thompson & Knight LLP’s corporate and securities practice, focusing on energy finance and private equity.
Zlotky helped form several NGP investment funds, said Tony Weber, an NGP managing partner.
Zlotky has a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and a law degree of the University of Texas School of Law.
NGP Energy Capital Management LLC is based in Irving, Texas.
Otto Energy agreed to participate in two exploration prospects located onshore Texas in Colorado and Lavaca counties testing the Wilcox play.
The oil major is also reportedly planning to raise its investment in a low-carbon unit it announced in February by billions of dollars.
In response to an increase in cybersecurity threats, many in the energy industry have begun integrating a “Zero Trust” approach to securing their business information, which has proven key to reducing risk exposure.