Contact: J. D. Mann
April 6, 2018

Kingwood – Jonathan D. Mann, Jr., President and CEO of Kingwood, West Virginia based Warrior Oil & Gas, LLC, announced today that the company’s growth forecast and new partnerships have led it to add a new Controller and General Counsel to its leadership team. Mann named Justin W. Jorns, CPA, as Controller and Thomas J. O’Neill, JD, MBA, as General Counsel, signaling the company’s intention to grow its mineral acquisition footprint within the Appalachian Basin and expand operations. In addition, Junior L. Jenkins, CPG, the company’s Executive Vice President of Geology, was elevated to the position of Chief Operating Officer.

“These additions to our leadership team deepen our company’s bench and add significant experience and value to our operations,” Mann said. “Our dedicated Controller and our new General Counsel should signal to the marketplace that Warrior is poised to have a significant impact in this basin, and beyond. Junior’s expanded role demonstrates our commitment to acquisitions in only the most productive fields.”

Jorns, a CPA with over 17 years experience in accounting, with an emphasis on taxation, is a Fairmont, West Virginia resident. He graduated from Northwestern Oklahoma State University in 2000 and became a Certified Public Accountant in 2006. His experience in private accounting includes work in the energy, bioscience, and agriculture industries.

O’Neill, an attorney and 2007 graduate of the West Virginia University College of Law and College of Business and Economics, has dedicated his law practice over the past decade-plus to energy and real estate law, particularly with respect to title and transactional matters. He lives in Buckhannon, West Virginia, where he also serves as City Attorney.

Warrior Oil & Gas is a full-spectrum mineral investment and development company, with operations focused on the Appalachian Basin states of West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. More information can be found at