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Former Hercules Offshore Executive James Noe Joins Falcon Energy
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Singapore's Falcon Energy appoints former Hercules Offshore executive as chief operating officer of its marine and liftboat division.
Seafox Appoints New Group CEO
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 Seafox appoints Martin Adler as its new Group CEO.
Portugal's Galp Chairman Proposes New Chief Executive
Monday, March 23, 2015 Galp Energia Chairman will propose Carlos Gomes da Silva as its new CEO after incumbent says he will not seek a new mandate.
Tamarind Appoints Former Talisman Executive Ron Aston as Vice Chairman
Thursday, March 19, 2015 Tamarind Energy appoints Talisman's former senior vice president and country manager of Malaysia Ron Aston as the firm's vice chairman.
Head of BG Group's Canadian LNG Project Leaves, Not Being Replaced
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 The head of BG's Canadian unit has left Vancouver to take another role in the company and will not be replaced, the company says, delivering another blow to British Columbia's fledgling liquefied natural gas industry.
Pink Petro Network to Grow, Empower Women in Energy
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 The oil and gas industry's latest social channel, Pink Petro, will offer women a new resource to help advance their careers in the energy industry.
Sources: In OMV poker, CEO Roiss Might Stay beyond June Exit Deadline
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 Gerhard Roiss, chief executive of Austrian energy group OMV, might stay on beyond a June deadline that cut his original contract short.
Petroceltic Directors Quit following EGM Vote
Monday, March 02, 2015 Petroceltic directors Don Wolcott and Joe Mach resign from the company's board after Chief Executive Brian O'Cathain survives vote to remove him.
Earlier Start Date for Former Woodside EVP Robert Cole as Beach Energy's MD
Monday, March 02, 2015 Former Woodside executive vice president Robert Cole will commence work as managing director of Australia's Beach Energy earlier than planned.
Oil & Gas UK Appoints New Chief Executive
Friday, February 27, 2015 Deidre Michie is appointed as the new chief executive of trade body Oil & Gas UK after a 30-year career at Royal Dutch Shell.
Wood Group PSN Appoints New CEO
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Energy services firm Wood Group PSN appoints Dave Stewart as its new CEO.
Brazil Shipbuilder OSX Says CFO Steps Down, CEO To Take Role
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 OSX Brasil CFO Claudio Antônio da Silva Zuicker is stepping down, and CEOVladimir Kundert Ranevsky will add the role of CFO.
Mexico's Pemex Says Board Member Quits To Avoid Conflict Of Interest
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 A Pemex board member steps down amid growing calls for transparency following a wider conflict-of-interest scandal.
Transocean Names Ian Strachan Interim CEO as Steven Newman Leaves Company
Monday, February 16, 2015 Transocean appoints chairman Ian Strachan as interim CEO to take over from Steven Newman.
IEA Confirms Chief Economist Birol Elected Executive Director
Friday, February 13, 2015 IEA elects Turkish economist Fatih Birol as executive director, the Paris-based agency confirms, a day after it was announced by Turkey.
Aitken Replaces Louden as Interwell UK Managing Director
Friday, February 13, 2015 Oilfield services firm Interwell UK sees UK country manager David Aitken take over as managing director as Andrew Louden leaves after four years at the helm.
Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin to Succeed Shamsul Azhar Abbas as Petronas CEO
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak appoints Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin as president and CEO of Petronas to succeed Shamshul Azhar Abbas.
Lund Begins Tenure as BG Group CEO
Monday, February 09, 2015 Lund begins his new role as CEO of BG Group three weeks ahead of schedule.
Baker Hughes to Lay Off 110 Workers from North Texas Plant
Monday, February 09, 2015 Baker Hughes decides to lay off workers from North Texas plant as it seeks to reduce its cost structure.
Brazil's Petrobras Taps State Banker As CEO; Shares Dive
Friday, February 06, 2015 President Rousseff appoints a confidant from a state-run bank to be the next head of Petrobras, chilling investor hopes that a new management team would steer it out of a huge corruption scandal.
Polarcus Appoints Starr as CEO
Thursday, February 05, 2015 Polarcus appoints Rod Starr as its new CEO.
Statoil Confirms Eldar Saetre as its New CEO
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 Statoil's acting CEO Eldar Saetra is confirmed as the company's boss.
Petrobras Management Quits, Race On To Find Replacements
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 The CEO and other senior management at Petrobras resign amid a festering corruption scandal, unleashing a scramble to find replacements capable of restoring investor confidence in the company.
President Energy NED Role for Former Foreign Office Minister
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 President Energy appoints former Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt to its board as a non-executive director.
Many Oil Firms Plan No North Dakota Layoffs Despite Cheap Oil
Wednesday, February 04, 2015 Halliburton, Statoil, Hess and other North Dakota energy companies have decided, for now, not to lay off staff, hoping to be prepared for any prolonged rebound in crude prices.
Bass Strait Oil Names Giustino Guglielmo Executive Director
Tuesday, February 03, 2015 Bass Strait Oil's newly appointed executive director Giustino Guglielmo will complete the strategic review for the company as Steven Noske steps down as CEO.
Petrobras Shares Surge 15% On Report Rousseff To Replace CEO
Tuesday, February 03, 2015 Petrobras rose more than 15%, their biggest 1-day jump in 16 years, after a local newspaper reported the country's President Dilma Rousseff has decided to replace the embattled company's CEO.
Weatherford Eliminates COO Role amid Oil Slump
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Oil services firm Weatherford International says it will eliminate the position of chief operating officer as it copes with the 60-percent slide in global crude oil prices.
MEO Australia Appoints Peter Stickland as MD/CEO, Succeeds Jurgen Hendrich
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 MEO Australia appoints Peter Stickland as managing director and CEO, succeeding Jurgen Hendrich.
UK Oil & Gas Appoints New CEO
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Stephen Sanderson appointed as new CEO of UK Oil & Gas.