DENVER, March 19, 2018 — Bill Barrett Corporation today announced that it has completed its strategic combination with Fifth Creek Energy Company, LLC. In conjunction with the closing, the Company will change its name to HighPoint Resources Corporation and will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the new symbol “HPR” on March 20, 2018.
Chief Executive Officer and President Scot Woodall commented, “We have undergone a significant transformation over the past several years and are positioned to embark on an exciting new era for the organization as a premier, DJ Basin focused company. Our new name recognizes the strategic direction of our company that is underpinned by high quality oil assets and a returns focused capital program that positions us for a period of significant growth in the coming years.”
ABOUT HIGHPOINT RESOURCES CORPORATION
HighPoint Resources Corporation (NYSE: HPR) is a Denver, Colorado based exploration and production company focused on the development of oil and natural gas assets located in the Denver-Julesburg Basin of Colorado. Additional information about the Company may be found on its website www.hpres.com.