SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 28, 2020
Berry Petroleum Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
16000 N. Dallas Parkway, Suite 500
Dallas, Texas 75248
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On January 28, 2020, Berry Petroleum Corporation (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing the appointment of Danielle Hunter as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K, and is incorporated herein by reference.
The information contained in this report and the exhibit hereto shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), and shall not be incorporated by reference into any filings made by the Company under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as may be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
The Company undertakes no duty or obligation to publicly update or revise the information contained in this report, although the Company may do so from time to time as management believes is warranted. Any such updating may be made through the filing of other reports or documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission, through press releases or through other public disclosure including disclosure in the Investor Relations portion of the Company’s website.
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: January 31, 2020
BERRY PETROLEUM CORPORATION
/s/ Cary Baetz
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Press Release - For Immediate Release
DANIELLE HUNTER JOINS BERRY CORPORATION AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, GENERAL COUNSEL AND CORPORATE SECRETARY
DALLAS, TX - January 28, 2020 -- (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Berry Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ:BRY) (“Berry”) today announced it has enhanced its executive team with the addition of Danielle Hunter. Ms. Hunter joined the company on January 28, 2020 as executive vice-president, general counsel and corporate secretary.
"Danielle is a proven leader with several years of experience as general counsel in the energy space," said Trem Smith, Berry’s President and Chief Executive Officer. "I look forward to the perspective and informed legal opinion that she will bring to our executive team as we continue to manage the ever changing regulatory and political landscape while continuing to help create long-term shareholder value.”
Ms. Hunter most recently served as executive vice president, general counsel, corporate secretary and chief risk and compliance officer at C&J Energy Services, Inc., where she provided strategic counsel on a broad range of legal, business and operational matters for the company and its board of directors, including an IPO, several acquisitions, two public mergers, and a successful restructuring. She began her career at Vinson and Elkins in Houston after graduating Magna Cum Laude from Tulane University Law School.
Berry is a publicly-traded (NASDAQ:BRY) western United States independent upstream energy company with a focus on the conventional, long-lived oil reserves in the San Joaquin basin of California. More information can be found at Berry’s website at www.bry.com.
Todd Crabtree - Manager, Investor Relations