Upstream Exploration Announces Addition of New Senior Explorationist

METAIRIE, La.--()--Upstream Exploration LLC (“Upstream” or the “Company”), a privately-held independent oil and gas exploration and production company, announced today that Chris McLindon joined Upstream on December 1, 2016 as Senior Explorationist.

Mr. McLindon brings over 35 years of oil and gas experience to the Company and has previously held key positions at a number of large and small U.S. Gulf Coast focused exploration and production (“E&P”) companies. Over his career, Mr. McLindon has been responsible for regional geological and geophysical interpretation and prospect generation on multiple south Louisiana onshore and offshore properties. Prior to joining Upstream, Mr. McLindon worked as a deep water exploration geologist at Stone Energy, as an independent geological consultant, as a geologist at Cimarex Energy and as a geologist at Helis Oil & Gas. It was at these companies over the past 16 years that he developed a strong expertise in 3-D seismic interpretation software and application. Mr. McLindon earned a Bachelor of Science degree in geology from Louisiana State University and is a member of several professional geologist associations.

Michael Willis, Upstream’s President, commented, “We are pleased to welcome Chris McLindon as an important member of our Upstream team where he will be focused on geological interpretation and exploration. Chris has an extensive E&P background and his experience with 3-D seismic interpretation and prospect generation primarily in south Louisiana will serve us well in the future.”

About Upstream Exploration

Upstream Exploration is a privately held, independent oil and gas exploration and production company focused on the exploration, exploitation and development of oil and gas properties, primarily in the shallow waters of the Gulf of Mexico and along the U.S. Gulf Coast. The Company is headquartered in Metairie, Louisiana and has approximately 20 total employees in its headquarters and field locations. For additional information, please visit


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