STATE COLLEGE, Pa., April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eclipse Resources Operating, LLC ("Eclipse Resources") is pleased to welcome Matthew DeNezza as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110121/NE33695LOGO) Prior to joining Eclipse Resources, Mr. DeNezza served as a Managing Director in the Global Natural Resources Group for over ten years at Deutsche Bank where he led merger and acquisition advisory assignments, as well as aided clients in understanding capital markets and developing and executing financing transactions. During his tenure with Deutsche Bank, Mr. DeNezza aided in numerous investment banking transactions for both public and private exploration and production companies and refining companies. "Matt is a remarkable finance professional with a rich history in oil and gas investment banking. He brings valuable strategic perspective and a strong foundation in finance that will be instrumental as Eclipse Resources pursues an accelerated growth plan," commented Benjamin Hulburt, Eclipse Resources' President and Chief Executive Officer. "The addition of Matt completes the Eclipse Resources' core senior executive team, and I believe he will be a truly great CFO." Prior to his role with Deutsche Bank, Mr. DeNezza worked in the Corporate Finance Group at Janney Montgomery Scott LLC and before entering the banking industry, Mr. DeNezza held the position of Lieutenant in the United States Navy. Mr. DeNezza received his Bachelor of Arts with Honors with a major in Government from Harvard University. He received his Masters of Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance and International Business from New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business. About Eclipse Resources Eclipse Resources is a State College, Pennsylvania based oil and gas company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of unconventional oil and natural gas properties in the Appalachian Basin, including the Marcellus Shale, Utica Shale and Upper Devonian Shales. Founded in 2011 in partnership with EnCap Investments, Eclipse Resources follows the success of the management team's proven track record in building successful oil and gas enterprises. For more information, please visit www.eclipseresources.com.