Penn Virginia Appoints New Independent Director to the Board

David Geenberg to Step Down from the Board
Schedules 2019 Annual Meeting

HOUSTON, April 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Penn Virginia Corporation (“Penn Virginia” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: PVAC) today announced that Brian Steck has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors and David Geenberg has resigned from the Board, both effective immediately. The Penn Virginia Board will remain composed of six directors, five of whom are independent.  The Company also announced that its 2019 Annual Shareholders Meeting will be held at 11:00 a.m. on July 31, 2019.

Mr. Steck has over 20 years of investment experience, most recently focused on the energy sector. He is a Partner and Senior Analyst at Mangrove Partners and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Bonanza Creek Energy, Inc.

Darin Holderness, Co-Chairman of the Penn Virginia Board, said, “We are pleased to have Brian join the Board.  Brian is a thoughtful and engaged investor with significant experience in the energy sector. We believe he will provide constructive insight to the Company as we continue our commitment to maximizing value for all of our shareholders and look forward to his contributions as a board member.”

Mr. Holderness continued, “On behalf of the entire board, I thank David for his service and the significant contributions he has made to the Company. During his tenure, David was instrumental in providing strategic guidance and the perspectives of our shareholders.”

Mr. Steck stated, “I am pleased to join the Penn Virginia Board during an exciting time for the Company. Penn Virginia is well positioned to execute on its strategic priorities. I look forward to working closely with the other members of the Board and the management team to continue driving value for all Penn Virginia stakeholders.”   

About Penn Virginia Corporation

Penn Virginia Corporation is a pure-play independent oil and gas company engaged in the development and production of oil, NGLs and natural gas, with operations in the Eagle Ford shale in south Texas. For more information, please visit our website at The information on the Company’s website is not part of this release.

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Clay Jeansonne                
Investor Relations
Ph: (713) 722-6540

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