Laura A. Sugg has been a director of Denbury since January 2012. Ms. Sugg currently serves on the board of directors of the Murphy Oil Corporation, and she previously served on the board of directors of Mariner Energy Inc., Huber Energy, Williams Partners L.P, and Williams Companies, Inc. Ms. Sugg is a retired senior executive of ConocoPhillips, serving over 20 years in diverse roles of increasing responsibility, last serving as President of the Australasia Division. In this role, Ms. Sugg was in charge of profit and loss and growth for ConocoPhillips’ operations in Australia and East Timor. Prior to her role as President of the Australasia Division, Ms. Sugg served as ConocoPhillips’ General Manager E&P Human Resources, ConocoPhillips’ midstream executive responsible for the profit and loss, health, safety and environment, and operations for its gas gathering, processing, and fractionation business in the U.S., Canada and Trinidad and Vice President Worldwide Gas.
Ms. Sugg has a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Oklahoma State University and is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors. Ms. Sugg’s background brings extensive industry, operational and technical experience to the Board. Her experience also extends to human resources, compensation and financial matters, which combined with her leadership experience in a large oil and gas company, exemplifies the diverse perspectives she brings to the Board.