WARREN NAMED CEO OF ALAGASCO, TAURUS
Gary C. Youngblood, 51, executive vice president of Alagasco, was given additional responsibilities as Chief Operating Officer of the Utility.
James T. McManus, 36, was named Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Taurus; McManus formerly served as Vice President of Finance and Corporate Development for Energen and as Vice President of Finance and Planning for Alagasco.
"These management changes are important to the efficient operation of Energen's two major lines of business as we move into a period of significant diversified growth," said Energen Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Rex J. Lysinger. "Gary and James are both well- qualified to oversee the day-to-day operations at Alagasco and Taurus, and Mike's management expertise will be best utilized focusing on the major strategic issues affecting both companies."
Energen Corporation is a diversified energy company with headquarters in Birmingham. Its two lines of business are natural gas distribution and oil and gas exploration and production.
/CONTACT: Analysts: Julie S. Ryland, 205-326-8421; or Media: Susan C. Love, 205-326-9212, both of Energen/
CO: Energen Corporation; Alabama Gas Corporation; Taurus Exploration
Inc. ST: Alabama IN: OIL SU: PER
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