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Forestar Group Names Flavious Smith Chief Oil & Gas Officer


Forestar Group (NYSE: FOR) today announced that Flavious Smith has been named Chief Oil & Gas Officer. Mr. Smith will be responsible for managing the company's oil and gas assets.

Flavious joined the company in 2008 as Executive Vice President - Minerals. Prior to joining Forestar, Mr. Smith had been Division Land Manager for EOG Resources, Inc. in Fort Worth, Texas since 2005. Prior to joining EOG Resources, Inc., he spent nearly 20 years in various management positions within the oil and gas industry. Mr. Smith holds Bachelors and Masters of Science degrees from Vanderbilt University and a Juris Doctor from the Oklahoma City University School of Law.

In making the announcement, Jim DeCosmo, president and chief executive officer of Forestar Group, said, “Flavious has been a valuable member of our senior management team, and is an experienced and recognized leader in the oil and gas industry, with almost 25 years of exploration, production, and business development experience across multiple oil and gas basins. We believe his outstanding qualifications, extensive market knowledge and leadership will assist in the execution of Forestar's strategy to recognize and responsibly deliver the greatest value from every acre.”

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