Barton Brookman

PDC Energy (PDC) appointed Barton Brookman as executive vice president and chief operating officer. Brookman most recently served as senior vice president of exploration and production since joining the company in 2005. He previously worked for Patina Oil and Gas and its predecessor, Snyder Oil, from 1988 to 2005 in operational and technical positions of increasing responsibility, ending his service as vice president of operations for Patina. Brookman holds a BS in petroleum engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and an MS in finance from the University of Colorado.