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Pryor to Retire from ExxonMobil
Friday, November 21, 2014 Stephen D. Pryor, president, ExxonMobil Chemical Company and vice president of Exxon Mobil Corporation, elects to retire on January 1, 2015, after more than 44 years of service.
Mobil App Launched for West Africa Travel
Friday, November 21, 2014 A new mobile app has been launched to provide oil and gas companies with essential information for employees travelling to West Africa.
Drillsearch Energy Names Walter Simpson as Chief Operating Officer
Thursday, November 20, 2014 Drillsearch Energy names Walter Simpson as chief operating officer.
Indonesia President Names Ex Corruption Watchdog Deputy to Head SKKMigas
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Indonesia's president appoints a former senior official at the corruption watchdog to head energy regulator SKKMigas, as part of efforts to restore investor confidence in the country's graft-ridden energy sector.
Roc Oil Names Bin Zhao as Chairman to Succeed Mike Harding
Friday, November 14, 2014 Australia's Roc Oil names Bin Zhao as chairman to succeed Mike Harding.
Urals Energy Appoints Interim CEO
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Urals Energy appoints its chief financial officer as interim CEO while it searches for a permanent replacement for Alexei Maximov.
Professor Green Quits as Circle CEO
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Circle Oil says CEO Professor Green intends to step down as the company makes progress in North Africa and Oman.
ONGC Appoints P K Rao as ONGC Videsh's Operations Director
Thursday, November 06, 2014 ONGC appoints Pasala Krishna Rao as operations director of its upstream subsidiary ONGC Videsh.
BG Group's Samuel To Head New UK New Oil & Gas Authority
Thursday, November 06, 2014 BG Group's Andy Samuel is named CEO of the UK's new Oil & Gas Authority.
European Oil Firms Suffer Decade of Disruptions to Succession Plans
Sunday, November 02, 2014 Recent changes in command at Total, Statoil and BG Group are just the latest disruption in the continuity of management at Europe's oil majors.
Centrica Continues Boardroom Reshuffle with New British Gas Head
Friday, October 31, 2014 Centrica is to promote its current managing director of British Gas residential energy to head its entire British Gas business.
Shell Appoints New Chairman, Reports Upbeat 3Q Results
Thursday, October 30, 2014 Royal Dutch Shell appoints a new chairman to its board and reports earnings six percent ahead of expectations.
SBI Offshore Appoints Mirzan Mahathir to its Board of Directors
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 SBI Offshore appoints prominent Malaysian businessman Mirzan Bin Mahathir to its board of directors.
France's Total Beats 3Q Profit Forecasts, CEO To Visit Oil Leaders
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Total's new CEO Patrick Pouyanne will embark on a tour to meet crucial contacts at oil-rich countries as the firm's 3Q profits are squeezed by falling oil prices.
DNO Appoints Regtien as its New COO
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 Middle East and North Africa-focused DNO appoints ex-Shell man Jeroen Regtien as its new chief operating officer.
Board Change at Seadrill
Monday, October 27, 2014 Orjan Svanevik replaces Carl Erik Steen on Seadrill's board.
Nordic Energy Strengths its Board with Two Appointments
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Nordic Energy appoints a non-executive chairman and a non-executive director to its board.
Total Names Pouyanne And Desmarest To Top Positions
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Total appoints refining head Patrick Pouyanne as chief executive and former CEO Thierry Desmarest as non-executive chairman.
Ophir CFO to Leave Company in Cost-Saving Move
Friday, October 17, 2014 Ophir Energy's CFO will leave the company on November 19 as part of a cost-saving reorganization.
Statoil's CEO Quits For Top Job At BG Group
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Statoil Chief Executive Helge Lund unexpectedly resigned to take the top job at smaller rival BG Group, the firms say in separate statements.
Apache's CFO Resigns After Eight-Month Stint
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Apache says Alfonso Leon, its chief financial officer, is leaving the company eight months after he was appointed to the job.
Oil Producer Afren Fires CEO, 3 Other Execs In Scandal
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Afren sacks its chief executive, chief operating officer and two associate directors after an independent review into unauthorized payments found evidence of "gross misconduct".
OMV CEO Roiss To Go In Mid-2015 In Management Revamp
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 OMV CEO Gerhard Roiss will leave the Austrian energy group as of mid-2015 - nearly two years ahead of schedule.
OMV Board Panel Recommends Cutting Short CEO Contract
Thursday, October 09, 2014 OMV CEO Gerhard Roiss and the head of the company's gas division may see their tenures cut short before they run out in 2017, according to an Austrian newspaper.
Mussabeh Al Kaabi Takes Over as CEO of Mubadala Petroleum
Thursday, October 09, 2014 Mubadala Petroleum names Mussabeh Al Kaabi to succeed Maurizo La Noce as CEO.
Iran Aims For Tempting New Oil Contracts Soon
Wednesday, October 08, 2014 Iran's new development contracts will be finalized soon and presented to the cabinet for approval, its oil minister says.
Pertamina Officially Appoints Muhamad Husen as Acting CEO
Friday, October 03, 2014 Pertamina appoints upstream director Muhamad Husen as the firm's acting president director & CEO to succeed Karen Agustiawan.
Linc Energy Names Craig Ricato as CEO to Succeed Peter Bond
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 Linc Energy names Craig Ricato as CEO to succeed Peter Bond who will become the company's executive chairman.
US Grants First Medal On Energy To Oil Historian Yergin
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 As the US drilling boom helps drive global crude prices to two-year lows, the Obama administration has awarded the country's first medal for energy security to Daniel Yergin.
Ceri Powell: 21st Most Powerful Woman in Business on Fortune's Global List
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Shell's Ceri Powell has been featured on Fortune Magazine's Most Powerful Women list, rising eight places to number 21 on the 2014 list.
BSO Completes Sale of Otway Basin Permits PEP 167, 175, Re-engages CEO
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Bass Strait Oil completes sale of Otway Basin permits PEP 167 and PEP 175, while re-engaging Steven Noske as CEO.