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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549

 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 6, 2012
 
DENBURY RESOURCES INC.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

 
Delaware
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
     
     
1-12935
(Commission File Number)
 
20-0467835
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)
     
     
5320 Legacy Drive,
Plano, Texas
 
 
75024
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip code)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code:
 
(972) 673-2000
 
N/A
 
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Section 5 – Corporate Governance and Management
 
Item 5.02(d) – Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

Effective January 6, 2012, Laura A. Sugg of Katy, Texas was appointed to the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Denbury Resources Inc. (the “Company”), bringing the number of Denbury directors to eleven.
 
Ms. Sugg is an independent consultant with 29 years of oil and gas industry experience.  Ms. Sugg currently serves on the Board of Directors of The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE: WMB) and Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ) and previously served on the Board of Directors of Mariner Energy and Huber Energy.  Ms. Sugg is a retired senior executive of ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP), serving over 20 years in diverse roles of increasing responsibility, last serving as President of the Australasia Division.  In this role, Ms. Sugg was responsible for growth of ConocoPhillips’ operations in Australia and East Timor and for their operational profitability.  Ms. Sugg has a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Oklahoma State University and is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and the Oklahoma State University Engineering Advisory Board.
 
Ms. Sugg’s committee appointments will be determined at the next regularly scheduled Board meeting in March.  On January 6, 2012, following her appointment to the Board, Ms. Sugg was granted 7,586 shares of restricted stock which will vest on January 6, 2013.  Ms. Sugg is also entitled to participate in the Director Compensation Plan, which allows each non-employee director to make a quarterly election regarding whether to receive compensation in cash or in shares of Company common stock.
 
A copy of the press release regarding Ms. Sugg’s appointment is filed as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.

 
Section 9 – Financial Statements and Exhibits
 
Item 9.01(d) – Exhibits
 
Exhibit Number
 
Description
99.1
 
Denbury Press Release, dated January 9, 2012
 
 
 
 

 
 
SIGNATURES

 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
       
 
Denbury Resources Inc.
(Registrant)
 
 
 
Date: January 12, 2012
By:  
/s/ Alan Rhoades  
 
   
Alan Rhoades 
   
Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer