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Ultra Petroleum Corp. (UPL)

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Ultra Petroleum Corp.

400 North Sam Houston Parkway East
Suite 1200
Houston, TX 77060
United States

SectorBasic Materials
IndustryIndependent Oil & Gas
Full Time Employees166

Key Executives

Mr. Michael D. WatfordChairman of The Board, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres4.09MN/A63
Mr. Garland R. ShawChief Financial Officer and Sr. VP1.99MN/A55
Mr. C. Bradley JohnsonSr. VP of Operations1.6MN/A45
Mr. Patrick AshVP of Devel.1.05MN/A38
Mr. A. Kent RogersVP of Drilling & Completions989.38kN/A60
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Ultra Petroleum Corp., an independent oil and gas company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, operation, and production of oil and natural gas properties. Its principal business activities are developing its natural gas reserves in the Green River Basin of southwest Wyoming—the Pinedale and Jonah fields; its oil reserves in the Uinta Basin in northeast Utah; and its natural gas reserves in the north-central Pennsylvania area of the Appalachian Basin. As of December 31, 2016, the company owned interests in approximately 105,000 gross acres in Wyoming; and 144,000 gross acres in Pennsylvania. It also owns approximately 8,000 net acres in the Uinta Basin in Utah. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Corporate Governance

Ultra Petroleum Corp.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of August 1, 2017 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 10.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.