Cimarex Energy Co.
F.H. “Mick” Merelli has been the chairman, chief executive officer and president of Cimarex Energy Co., and its predecessor Key Production Company, since 1992. Mr. Merelli was president and chief operating officer of Apache Corporation from 1988 to 1991, and president of Terra Resources, Inc. from 1979 to 1988. Mr. Merelli has been a director of Apache since 1997.
“Mick” graduated from the Colorado School of Mines with a degree in petroleum engineering, and began his career in the Wyoming oilfields, based in Casper, Wyoming. He moved to Tulsa in 1973 to manage Terra’s production operation, and resided in Tulsa until 1988, when he re-located to Denver with Apache.