Blake McKenna Joins Vitesse as Senior Engineer

CENTENNIAL, Colo. – Vitesse Energy, LLC, a subsidiary of Leucadia National Corporation (NYSE: LUK), announced that Blake McKenna has joined the Company as Senior Engineer to help further develop its growing portfolio of non-operated oil and gas properties.

Mr. McKenna comes from EOG Resources where over the last eight years he worked on all aspects of operations for multiple EOG U.S. divisions.  Most recently he served as a Senior Production Engineer overseeing production, planning and budgeting for EOG in the Williston Basin.  Mr. McKenna holds a BS in Petroleum Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.

“I look forward to this new opportunity at Vitesse to expand my knowledge and business skills, and to use the skills I’ve learned working for EOG Resources to add value to Vitesse’s already impressive portfolio of oil and gas properties” commented Mr. McKenna.

Bob Gerrity, CEO, stated: “With Vitesse continuing to expand during constrained oil prices, now is the opportune time to not only acquire top-tier assets but also attract and retain top-tier employee talent.  Blake’s business, engineering, and advanced technology acumen makes him an ideal addition to the Vitesse family. We are excited to have him onboard.”

About Vitesse Energy, LLC

Vitesse Energy, LLC is focused on the acquisition and development of non-operated oil and gas assets in the Bakken and Three Forks play in the Williston Basin. For more information, please visit the Company’s website at www.vitesseoil.com.

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