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Lance Dardis

Senior Managing Director

Lance Dardis is a Senior Managing Director in the firm's Oil and Gas Acquisition and Divestiture advisory business.

Mr. Dardis is a leading advisor to exploration and production companies with a specific focus on oil and gas acquisition and divestiture transactions. He has more than 10 years of investment banking experience, most recently serving as a Director at Scotia Waterous where he was responsible for managing client relationships and leading deal teams involving acquisitions and divestitures for exploration and production clients. Earlier in his career, Mr. Dardis gained oil and gas industry experience at Ocean Energy.

Since joining Evercore, Mr. Dardis has advised companies such as Midstates Petroleum, EP Energy, Panther Energy, Cabot Oil and Gas, and Carrizo Oil and Gas, among others, on transactions involving more than $10 billion of oil and gas assets.

While at Scotia Waterous, Mr. Dardis advised on numerous oil and gas transactions including ConocoPhillips' divestiture of Permian, Panhandle and Rockies assets to multiple buyers, Bois d'Arc Energy's merger with Stone Energy and Taylor Energy's sale to Korea National Oil Corporation and Samsung Corporation.

Mr. Dardis received a B.S. in Accounting from Louisiana State University and an M.B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin.

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