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Pink Petro's CEO Mehnert Bags Vanguard Award
Friday, April 24, 2015 Pink Petro CEO and Founder Katie Mehnert received the Vanguard Award in recognition of Mehnert's commitment to developing a pipeline of talent in STEM careers at the luncheon.
Transocean Names New CEO
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Transocean announces that Jeremy D. Thigpen has been named President and Chief Executive Officer effective April 22.
Lundin Appoints New Operations VP
Monday, April 20, 2015 Sweden's Lundin Petroleum appoints Nick Walker to head development and operations.
Transocean Names Interim CEO, Speculation About Board Chairman
Thursday, April 16, 2015 Transocean is moving its board chairman into an interim CEO role; former chief at National Oilwell Varco, Pete Miller, is expected to take over as chairman at May investors meeting.
Statoil Board Member Resigns to Avoid Conflict of Interest
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Catherine Hughes resigns from Statoil's board to avoid potential conflict of interest after "a recent change of circumstances".
Gulfsands Ousts CEO, Names Waterford Nominee as Chairman
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 Gulfsands removes Mahdi Sajjad as chief executive after investor pressure.
Iona Rings Changes in the Boardroom
Thursday, April 09, 2015 Iona Energy appoints Bill McCall as a new independent director, while Richard Ames and Roger Laing resign as directors.
Board Member: Petrobras May Vote On Audited Accounts April 17
Wednesday, April 08, 2015 Petrobras' board will likely review and possibly vote on the state-run oil company's audited financial statements, delayed because of a corruption scandal, at a meeting April 17.
Afren Board Agrees on New CEO
Tuesday, April 07, 2015 Afren's board agrees in principle to appoint Alan Linn as the firm's new chief executive.
Petrobras Minority Shareholders Nominate New Members For Board
Tuesday, April 07, 2015 Petrobras makes a series of nominations for positions on the company's board of directors and finance committees, the company said in a securities filing.
Eni Designates Stefano Cao As New Saipem CEO
Thursday, April 02, 2015 Stefano Cao was designated chief executive of Italian oil contractor Saipem by the company's main shareholder Eni.
Otto Marine Appoints Michael See as CEO, Replacing Garrick James Stanley
Thursday, April 02, 2015 Otto Marine appoints Michael See as CEO, replacing Garrick James Stanley who has been appointed president of the firm's shipping and chartering segment.
Memo: New BG Boss Hires M&A Specialist From Statoil Weeks After Taking Helm
Monday, March 30, 2015 BG Group's new boss Helge Lund has poached two officials from his former company Statoil for key management positions.
Brazil Govt Names Vale CEO Ferreira To Head Petrobras Board
Friday, March 27, 2015 Brazil's government selects Murilo Ferreira, the chief executive officer of miner Vale, to head the board of state-run Petroleo Brasileiro.
Aker Appoints New Business Heads
Friday, March 27, 2015 Aker Solutions appoints Tore Sjursen as its new VP for operation improvement and risk management and Knut Sandvik as the new head of its MMO business.
Wintershall's Seele To Head Austria's OMV From July
Friday, March 27, 2015 OMV selects Rainer Seele, head of BASF's oil and gas subsidiary Wintershall since 2009, as its new chief executive.
Petrobras Names BNDES Head Coutinho As New Chairman
Thursday, March 26, 2015 Petrobras names Luciano Coutinho, the head of Brazil's state development bank BNDES, as its new chairman.
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.