SandRidge Energy unveils new logo

SandRidge Energy unveiled a new logo Friday as it celebrated its fifth anniversary with a companywide meeting of its employees.
by Steve Lackmeyer Published: September 17, 2011

SandRidge Energy unveiled a new logo Friday as it celebrated its fifth anniversary with a companywide meeting of its employees.

Chief Executive Officer Tom Ward said the new logo with its tagline of “the power of us” represents the company's transformation from a smaller operation that specialized in natural gas production to one that focuses on oil.

“We are a much stronger company than we ever have been, and our new branding reflects that,” Ward said.

“During the rebranding process, numerous employees were interviewed and we were impressed by the consistent emphasis they placed on teamwork,” he said.

Brand emersion

The new branding was overseen by Beckie Manley, president and creative director of Georgia-based Joseph David Advertising.

“They allowed us to do a brand emersion process,” Manley said. “Early on in the relationship, we put together a team of writers, researchers, designers. And we spent some time together – the CEO, employees, people who work at the desk to recruitment. We spent a week talking to people … and we asked, ‘What is it about SandRidge that you love? What is special about the company, about Oklahoma City, and what experiences have you had since you started working here?'

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by Steve Lackmeyer
Business Reporter
Steve Lackmeyer is a reporter and columnist who started his career at The Oklahoman in 1990. Since then, he has won numerous awards for his coverage, which included the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, the city's Metropolitan...
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We are a much stronger company than we ever have been, and our new branding reflects that.”

Tom Ward

SandRidge Energy Chief Executive Officer

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