As part of a deal announced a year ago, Houston-based Lucas Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT: LEI) has changed its name to Camber Energy Inc., effective Jan. 5.

The company’s ticker symbol on the NYSE MKT exchange also will be changed to CEI on Jan. 5. Additionally, the company hired Thomas Hardisty as senior vice president of land and business development and J. Mark Bunch as senior vice president of engineering and operations to advance its growth.

The name change is intended to better reflect the company’s…

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Houston energy co. changes name as it expands focus