Juniper Resources, LLC Announces Hiring of Steve Escaler as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

DALLAS--()--Juniper Resources, LLC announced today that it has hired Steve Escaler as its Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective February 1, 2016.

“I’m excited to join Juniper and to work with an extremely experienced management team, supported by an industry-leading sponsor, and at a platform that is well-positioned to partner and transact with other upstream companies in this very unique commodity environment we now face.”

Mr. Escaler joins Juniper after a 17-year career as an oil and gas investment banker at Morgan Stanley, Citigroup and UBS. Most recently, he was an Executive Director at UBS where he advised exploration and production companies on a broad range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions and capital raising. During the course of his investment banking career, Mr. Escaler acted as lead advisor on over 100 completed M&A and financing transactions with an aggregate value in excess of $200 billion.

Ian Delahunty, Juniper's President and Chief Executive Officer, commented “We are delighted to welcome Steve to our management team. Steve’s extensive experience in finance and business development is an excellent complement to the operating and technical capability of our existing senior team, which now has a well-rounded and complete skill set to take advantage of the acquisition and development opportunities in our areas of focus.”

Commenting on his new role, Mr. Escaler said “I’m excited to join Juniper and to work with an extremely experienced management team, supported by an industry-leading sponsor, and at a platform that is well-positioned to partner and transact with other upstream companies in this very unique commodity environment we now face.”

Juniper Resources is an independent oil and gas company founded in 2015 in partnership with Natural Gas Partners. Juniper is focused on the acquisition, exploitation and development of oil and gas assets in the San Juan Basin and other areas where the Company has operating and technical expertise.

About NGP

Founded in 1988, Natural Gas Partners (“NGP”) is a family of private equity investment funds, with approximately $17 billion of cumulative equity commitments, organized to make investments in the natural resources sector. NGP is part of the investment platform of NGP Energy Capital Management, a premier investment franchise in the natural resources industry. In addition to NGP, NGP Energy Capital Management’s investment platform includes NGP Global Agribusiness Partners and NGP Energy Technology Partners.

Contacts

Juniper Resources, LLC
Ian Delahunty, 214-443-0001
CEO
or
Steve Escaler, 214-443-0001
CFO
http://jnpresources.com

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Juniper Resources, LLC Announces Hiring of Steve Escaler as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Juniper Resources, LLC