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Silver Run Acquisition Corporation II to Merge with Alta Mesa and Kingfisher Midstream to Form a Combined Company Valued at Approximately $3.8 Billion

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Aug. 16, 2017 –  Silver Run Acquisition Corporation II (“Silver Run II”) (NASDAQ: SRUN, SRUNU, SRUNW) announced that, subject to certain conditions, it has entered into definitive agreements to combine with Alta Mesa Holdings, LP (“Alta Mesa”) and Kingfisher Midstream, LLC (“Kingfisher”). Alta Mesa is an independent exploration and production company with assets located in the STACK play in Oklahoma. Kingfisher is a company engaged in the gathering, processing, and marketing of hydrocarbons in the STACK play (collectively, the “business combination”).

At consummation of the transaction, Silver Run II is expected to be renamed Alta Mesa Resources, Inc. and trade on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the ticker symbol “AMR”.

Shareholders Russell Smith and Elisabeth Calvert of Durham, Jones & Pinegar acted as legal advisor to Alta Mesa Resources, Inc. ARM.  The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2017.

Congratulations to all involved!

Based in Houston, Texas, Alta Mesa is a leading pure-play exploration and production company focused on the prolific STACK play in the Anadarko Basin.  With approximately 120,000 contiguous net acres and about 4,200 gross identified drilling locations, Alta Mesa is among the largest and most active operators in the STACK.  Since 2012, Alta Mesa has drilled to total-depth 205 STACK horizontal wells, in order to further delineate and de-risk its approximate 300 square mile position in the up-dip oil window of the STACK. To date, Alta Mesa has completed 173 of these wells, with 167 on production.