Board Nominees

Ben Dell

Mr. Dell is Founder and Managing Partner of Kimmeridge, a private investment firm focused on unconventional oil and gas assets in the U.S. Mr. Dell oversees investments and is closely involved in the screening of new geological opportunities. Mr. Dell has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Extraction Oil & Gas, Inc. (XOG) since January 2021.  In this capacity, he has been instrumental in implementing an innovative compensation structure focused on aligning pay with performance and shareholder returns. Prior to founding Kimmeridge in 2012, Mr. Dell was a Senior Equity Research Analyst for Oil and Gas Exploration and Production (E&P) at Sanford C. Bernstein. Before joining Bernstein in 2003, he was employed at British Petroleum (BP) in its M&A and finance group and held positions as an exploration geologist and geophysicist across several of BP’s regional business units. Mr. Dell has an undergraduate degree in Earth Sciences from St. Peter’s College, Oxford.

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