NRP hires oil and gas veteran to replace Dunlap as CFO

Coal landholder Natural Resource Partners LP (NYSE: NRP) announced that Dwight Dunlap, NRP’s Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, will retire from NRP on Dec. 31, 2014.

Following his retirement from NRP, Dunlap will remain with Quintana Minerals Corp. and other Robertson family businesses and will continue to provide services to NRP to ensure a seamless transition. Craig W. Nunez will succeed Dunlap as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of NRP. 

“I would like to thank Dwight for his dedication to NRP since its inception over 12 years ago,” said Corbin J. Robertson, Jr., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Dwight has more than 30 years of service to Quintana, and we look forward to continuing work with him for many years.” 

Nunez joins NRP with 27 years of global experience in finance, spanning the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors of the oil and gas industry. Most notable of Nunez’s previous roles were senior vice president and treasurer of Halliburton, one of the world’s largest oil service companies; and treasurer of Colonial Pipeline, owner of the world’s largest petroleum products pipeline.

“We are happy to welcome Craig to the NRP team,” said Robertson. “As NRP continues its transition to a diversified natural resource company, we are excited to bring Craig’s expertise and broad industry knowledge to help the company grow and build value for our unitholders.”

NRP< headquartered in Houston, Texas, is a diversified natural resource company that owns interests in oil and gas, coal, aggregates and industrial minerals across the United States. Lately it has been diversifying from its founding base of coal properties leased to coal production company, through ventures like owning non-operated working interests in oil and gas properties.

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