CANONSBURG, Pa., Dec. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Rice Energy Inc. (NYSE: RICE) ("Rice Energy") today announced that Steven C. Dixon resigned as a member of the Rice Energy board of directors in order to pursue other opportunities. Mr. Dixon joined the board of directors in December 2014 and during his tenure served as a member of the nominating and governance committee and as chairman of the health, safety and environmental committee.
"On behalf of the board, I would like to thank Steve for his contributions to Rice Energy, and we wish him all the best in his future endeavors," said Daniel J. Rice IV, Chief Executive Officer.
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Rice Energy Inc. is an independent natural gas and oil company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of natural gas and oil properties in the Appalachian Basin.
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Julie Danvers, Director of Investor Relations, (832) 708-3437, Julie.Danvers@RiceEnergy.com