In addition to his new role as interim CFO, Mr Garcia will retain his position as senior vice president of corporate development. He recently held the position of acting chief financial officer of the partnership from July through November 2007.

Joseph Mills, chairman and CEO of Eagle Rock, said: Eagle Rock is thankful for the many contributions of Mr FitzGerald over the past year and a half. Rick was instrumental in navigating difficult accounting and financial issues surrounding Eagle Rock’s initial public offering and the convergence of Eagle Rock as a midstream, upstream and minerals conglomerate.