John H. Graham Jr., SPE, A. Paul Baclawski, SPE, John F. Templin II, Steve T. Whitaker, and Dean R. Richmond have formed a privately held, startup upstream oil and gas acquisition company titled Senex Energy Partners. Before forming the company, the founders of Senex worked together as senior analysts in Devon Energy’s new ventures and acquisitions and exploration teams. Baclawski is appointed vice president and chief operating officer for Senex. He is a certified petroleum geologist and California-licensed professional geologist. Graham is appointed vice president of engineering. He is a Texas-licensed professional engineer. The roles of the others are as follows: Templin, president and chief executive officer; Whitaker, vice president of exploration; and Richmond, vice president of geosciences.