Upstream Exploration Announces Addition of New Land Manager

METAIRIE, La., Nov. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Upstream Exploration LLC (“Upstream” or the “Company”) a privately-held independent oil and gas exploration and production company, announced today that Chris Lipari joined Upstream at the end of September 2017 as Land Manager.  

Mr. Lipari is an accomplished Landman with extensive knowledge of the oil, gas and mineral industry in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and the Outer Continental Shelf.  He brings nearly 25 years of oil and gas experience to the Company and has previously held key positions with and consulted for several large and small U.S. Gulf Coast focused exploration and production companies.  Prior to joining Upstream, Mr. Lipari served in various land and business development roles at Century Exploration and Pioneer Natural Resources.  Mr. Lipari began his career in Lafayette as a consulting landman, where he performed numerous business roles for both upstream and downstream clients.  Mr. Lipari earned a Bachelor of General Studies degree with a concentration in management from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. 

Michael Willis, Upstream’s President, commented, “We are pleased to welcome Chris Lipari as an important member of our Upstream team where he will be focused on developing and evaluating organic leasing and bolt-on asset acquisition opportunities, while lending his knowledge and experience to prospect evaluations. Chris is a great addition to our already strong team and will assist Upstream in growing our asset base in this improving industry environment.”

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.

Contact:

Al Petrie, Investor Relations Coordinator

Phone 504-258-9548

Michael Willis, President

Phone: 504-832-3750