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Moniz Unanimously Confirmed as Energy Secretary
Thursday, May 16, 2013 The US Senate confirmed Ernest Moniz, a nuclear physicist who has lauded the US natural gas boom, as the next US Energy Secretary.
PA Resources Welcomes New CEO
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 PA Resources has decided with immediate effect to appoint Board member Philippe R Probst as the company's CEO.
Aker Appoints New VP for Subsea Greenfield Projects
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Aker Solutions appoints Bob Shaw as vice president to lead subsea greenfield projects.
Transocean Chairman to Leave
Monday, May 13, 2013 Oil and gas driller Transocean says Chairman Michael Talbert plans to step down in 2014.
HRT Names Milton Franke New Chief Executive
Monday, May 13, 2013 HRT says that Milton Franke will take over as chief executive, completing an unexpected management shakeup at the firm.
Hess Offers to Add Elliott Picks After Hedge Fund Scraps Bonus Plan
Monday, May 13, 2013 Hess says it is prepared to add two of Elliott Management Corp.'s nominees to the energy company's board after the dissident hedge fund scrapped an unorthodox bonus plan.
Hess CEO to Step Down As Board Chairman
Friday, May 10, 2013 Hess says CEO John Hess will step down as board chairman, a move to address criticism of its board days before shareholders choose 5 new directors from rival slates.
New CFO for Faroe Petroleum
Friday, May 10, 2013 Faroe Petroleum appoints Jonathan Cooper as its new CFO.
Viking SeaTech Appoints New GOM Managing Director
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 Global offshore support specialist Viking SeaTech will officially announce the arrival of Gulf of Mexico Managing Director Tom Bower at OTC.
Treaty to Restart Drilling Ops in Belize, Appoints New CEO of Subsidiary
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 Treaty Energy announces a new operational structure for its subsidiary company, along with the recommencement of drilling operations in Belize.
Saudi Aramco to Open 3 US Research Centers
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 Saudi Aramco announces the opening of three research centers in the United States with Houston named one of the cities to house a new facility focused on upstream research.
CEONA Welcomes New VP
Friday, May 03, 2013 CEONA is growing its executive team with the appointment of Mark Preece.
Andy Brown Joins BMT as VP of Business Development
Friday, May 03, 2013 BMT Scientific Marine Services appoints Andy Brown as vice president of business development.
Chesapeake Says Goodbye to Director, Names Replacement
Friday, May 03, 2013 Chesapeake's board of directors accepts the resignation of director Louis A. Simpson and elects Thomas L. Ryan, president and chief executive officer of Service Corporation International, as Simpson's replacement.
Aquaterra MD Appointed to New Oil, Gas Body
Thursday, May 02, 2013 Oil sector services firm Aquaterra Energy says its managing director has been appointed to the UK's new Oil and Gas Industry Council.
Shell CEO Will Retire in 2014
Thursday, May 02, 2013 Shell says CEO Peter Voser will retire during the first half of 2014.
Top Interior Official To Leave In June, Creating Key Opening
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 The Interior Department's second-in-command plans to leave the agency at the end of June, creating a high-level opening at the agency responsible for oil and natural gas production on US lands.
Occidental CEO to Stay Through 2014
Monday, April 29, 2013 Occidental says it will keep CEO Steve Chazen through the end of 2014 and replace Chairman Ray Irani with an independent board member, defusing a struggle over the future leadership of the oil company.
Noble Reorganizes Structure for Future Growth
Monday, April 29, 2013 Noble Energy prepares for future growth by reorganizing its corporate structure.
Ecuador's Minister of Nonrenewable Natural Resources Resigns
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Wilson Pastor, Ecuador's minister of nonrenewable natural resources, tenderes his resignation to President Rafael Correa.
Senate Energy Committee Approves Obama Energy Secretary Pick
Thursday, April 18, 2013 President Barack Obama's pick for Energy Department secretary wins a near-unanimous endorsement from the Senate Energy Committee.
Matra Appoints New Chairman
Friday, April 12, 2013 Matra Petroleum says it has appointed Bill Guest as its new chairman.
Coates Steps Down at Santos
Friday, April 12, 2013 Peter Coates indicates he will move on from the oil and gas company to take up an executive role at the merged entity between Glencore and Xstrata.
Gulfsands Appoints New CEO
Thursday, April 11, 2013 Gulfsands Petroleum appoints a new CEO to succeed Ric Malcolm.
Senate Confirms Sally Jewell as U.S. Interior Secretary
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 The Senate approves the nomination of Sally Jewell to head the US Interior Department, giving Obama an easy win in his first effort to appoint new leaders at his energy and environmental agencies.
Swire Strengthens East African Presence with New Manager
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 Swire Oilfield Services strengthens its newly established presence in Kenya, East Africa with the appointment of Dan Davies as new commercial manager for the region.
SandRidge Names Operating Chief, Hires Law Firm to Review Charges
Monday, April 08, 2013 SandRidge Energy Inc. names David C. Lawler as its chief operating officer, as it highlights moves it has made as part of a strategic review.
Standard Exploration Names New CFO
Thursday, April 04, 2013 Standard Exploration selects a new chief financial officer and vice president of finance.
LoneStar Geophysical Surveys Opens New Office in Texas
Thursday, April 04, 2013 LoneStar Geophysical Surveys, a professional seismic data acquisition company, opens its new branch office in Houston, Texas.
Dresser-Rand Welcomes New CFO
Wednesday, April 03, 2013 Dresser-Rand Group Inc. announces that Jan Kees van Gaalen will become executive vice president and chief financial officer.
Chesapeake Executive: No Target Date to Find Permanent CEO
Monday, April 01, 2013 Chesapeake's acting chief executive declines to say when the company expects to have a permanent CEO in place to replace departing CEO Aubrey McClendon.
New Energy Minister Faces Australian Cost Challenge
Thursday, March 28, 2013 Gary Gray has been selected to Australia's new Minister for Resources and Energy following a cabinet reshuffle.
For CEOs Like McClendon, Buyout Game Can Be Second Act
Thursday, March 28, 2013 As Aubrey McClendon's days as Chesapeake Energy Corp.'s chief executive tick down, he's exploring ways to remain in the energy game.
Hess Cites Potential Governance Issues in Dissident Holder's Plan
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 Hess again urges shareholders to support its slate of board candidates as the exploration-and-production company continued its criticism of dissident investor Elliot Management's efforts to elect five board members.
Wu to Head China's National Energy Administration
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 China appoints Wu Xinxiong to lead its National Energy Administration.
CGG Names New VP for Latin America
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 CGG has appointed a new VP, Regional Geomarket Director for Latin America as part of a global reorganization following its recent acquisition of Fugro Division.
Bankers Petroleum Welcomes CEO
Thursday, March 21, 2013 Bankers Petroleum announces the appointment of Mr. David Lawrence French as President and CEO effective April 2013, subject to regulatory approvals.