SOURCE: Atlas Energy Resources, LLC

January 11, 2008 09:15 ET

Atlas Energy Resources, LLC Announces Henry Jacot as Vice President of Completion Technology

PITTSBURGH, PA--(Marketwire - January 11, 2008) - Atlas Energy Resources, LLC (NYSE: ATN) ("Atlas Energy") announced today the appointment of Henry Jacot to the position of Vice President, Completion Technology. Mr. Jacot's primary responsibilities will include the engineering and oversight of Atlas Energy's Marcellus Shale completions as well as providing quality control and technical assistance in the design of their shallow well development programs.

Mr. Jacot comes to Atlas Energy with over 25 years experience in the domestic and international oil and gas industry with emphasis on 3D hydraulic fracture design and economic fracture optimization. Prior to joining Atlas Energy, Mr. Jacot was President of H-Frac Consulting Services, a fracture optimization consulting firm to the oil & gas industry, which specialized in studies of various geological formations including the Barnett and Marcellus Shales.

"We are very pleased that Henry has joined Atlas Energy as a senior member of our team," stated Richard D. Weber, President, Atlas Energy Resources, LLC. "Henry's expertise in fracture design technology will be invaluable to us, especially as we accelerate our development of the Marcellus Shale."

Atlas Energy Resources, LLC is an energy concern focused on the development and production of natural gas and, to a lesser extent, oil principally in the eastern United States. Atlas Energy sponsors and manages tax advantaged investment partnerships, in which it co-invests, to finance the exploration and development of its acreage in the Appalachian Basin and drills on its own account in the Antrim Shale of Michigan. For more information, visit Atlas Energy's website at or contact Investor Relations at

Contact Information

    Brian J. Begley
    Vice President - Investor Relations
    Atlas Energy Resources, LLC
    215/553-8455 (fax)