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Centennial CEO to Retire
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 Centennial Resource Development Inc. has revealed that Mark G. Papa will retire as chairman and chief executive officer of the company on May 31.
Oil Edges Up with Virus Fallout Still Unknown
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 Oil recovered some of its losses following the biggest drop in almost seven weeks as investors attempted to gauge the economic impact of the fast-spreading coronavirus and the potential response from producers.
Kosmos Appoints New CFO
Monday, February 24, 2020 Kosmos Energy's current senior vice president and chief financial officer will retire in May.
Unit Corp. Names New CEO
Monday, February 24, 2020 Larry D. Pinkston announced his retirement from his current roles effective March 31, 2020.
Noble Corp. Shuffles Leadership, Reports 4Q Earnings
Friday, February 21, 2020 For the year, Noble saw a net loss of $701 million, of which $4 million is tied to discontinued operations.
Fracking Ban Would Cost Millions of Jobs
Thursday, February 20, 2020 A fracking ban would cost millions of jobs, according to the American Petroleum Institute.
Ex-SLB Worker Appointed TWMA CEO
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 Drilling waste management company TWMA revealed Wednesday that it has appointed Halle Aslaksen as its new chief executive officer.
TGS Appoints New CFO
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 TGS has appointed Fredrik Amundsen as its new chief financial officer.
All Eyes on McDermott
Thursday, February 13, 2020 Here are Rigzone's top stories during the last week, just in case you missed them...
Rystad Slashes Oil Demand Growth Forecast
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Rystad Energy slashes its global oil demand growth forecast for 2020 by 25 percent after assessing the impact of the coronavirus.
Exxon Cracking Down on Employee Travel
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 Exxon Mobil Corp. has been scrutinizing employee-travel budgets since the largest North American oil explorer posted its worst quarterly profit in almost four years, said people with knowledge of the matter.
OPITO Names 2019 Apprentice of the Year
Monday, February 10, 2020 A 33-year old from Dundee who decided to switch careers and enter the oil sector has been named as OPITO's 2019 apprentice of the year.
New BP CEO Contends with Protests on First Day
Wednesday, February 05, 2020 Bernard Looney, who succeeded Bob Dudley as BP's group chief executive on February 5, contended with protests at the company,s headquarters on his first day in the new role.
UK Subsea Engineering Set to Create 9K Jobs
Tuesday, February 04, 2020 The UK's subsea engineering industry is set to create 8,928 jobs in the next three years, according to the findings of a new report by industry body Subsea UK.
BP Shines in Oil Industry Gloom
Tuesday, February 04, 2020 BP's fourth-quarter profit beat analyst estimates and the company increased its dividend slightly.
Earthstone Gets New CEO
Friday, January 31, 2020 Texas-based Earthstone Energy has announced that its current president will be appointed chief executive officer and president.
Oil Rebounds After WHO Update
Friday, January 31, 2020 Oil jumped after the World Health Organization said there's no need for travel bans due to the coronavirus.
US Oil and Gas Jobs Increase
Thursday, January 30, 2020 The U.S. oil and gas industry employed 895,629 professionals in 2019.
Oil Down After US Stockpiles Jump
Thursday, January 30, 2020 Oil resumed declines as the biggest jump in U.S. crude stockpiles in almost three months added to concern over weak demand in a market already grappling with China's spreading coronavirus.
Bristow and Era to Merge
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 Bristow Group and Era Group have entered into a definitive agreement to combine the two companies in an all-stock transaction.
New Oil Minister Appointed in Norway
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 Tina Bru has been appointed as the new minister of petroleum and energy in Norway, replacing Sylvi Listhaug.
Nerves Over Coronavirus Demand Hit Keep Oil Down
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 Oil steadied after closing at the lowest level since mid-October as the deadly coronavirus wreaked havoc on China's economy and threatened to crimp worldwide energy demand.
Oil Tumbles on Virus Fear
Monday, January 27, 2020 Oil tumbled on fears China's deadly coronavirus will crimp demand.
Santa Retiring from Pipeline Advocacy Group
Friday, January 24, 2020 After 17 years at the helm, Don Santa is retiring as president of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA).
Anadarko Alum Joins Talos
Thursday, January 23, 2020 Talos Energy reported that Robert "Bob" Abendschein will succeed Stephen E. Heitzman.
API Names New Chairman
Thursday, January 23, 2020 Phillips 66 Chairman and CEO Greg Garland will serve as chairman of the API's board of directors for a two-year term.
Alarm Over Virus Pushing Down Oil
Thursday, January 23, 2020 Oil extended declines from the lowest close in seven weeks on speculation China's coronavirus outbreak may dent demand as the market tackles a glut of global crude supplies.
Oil Down as Virus Concern Seen Countering Disruptions
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 Oil declined as Goldman Sachs Group said demand concerns over a potential coronavirus epidemic would counter fears of supply disruptions in OPEC producers Libya, Iran and Iraq.
BP CFO To Retire
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 The board of BP announced Tuesday that its chief financial officer, Brian Gilvary, has decided to retire from the company and step down from the BP board on June 30.
Panhandle Appoints New CEO
Monday, January 20, 2020 Panhandle Oil and Gas Inc. has revealed that Chad L. Stephens has been approved as the new chief executive officer of the company.
China Energy Leaders Set for Shake-Up
Friday, January 17, 2020 Top executives at China's leading energy companies are set for a power shake-up as the nation takes steps to reorganize and revamp its leadership and energy infrastructure.
Total Moves London Cash-Management Team to Paris
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 Total is relocating a key part of its finance operation from London to Paris less than a month before Britain leaves the European Union.
Ex-Equinor Project Director Joins OKEA
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 OKEA ASA revealed Monday that Knut Gjertsen has been appointed as the company's senior vice president of project and technology.
Texas Pipeline Group Keeps DCP Exec as Chair
Monday, January 13, 2020 DCP Midstream President Don Baldridge has been reelected chairman of the Texas Pipeline Association, the trade group reported Monday.
Providence Resources Appoints New CEO
Friday, January 10, 2020 Providence Resources announces that Alan Linn has been appointed chief executive officer of the company with immediate effect.
Ocean Installer Appoints New CEO
Thursday, January 09, 2020 Ocean Installer has announced the appointment of Odd Stromsnes as the company's new CEO.
OGA Makes 3 New Leadership Appointments
Wednesday, January 08, 2020 The UK's Oil and Gas Authority has made a trio of new leadership appointments.
Noble Midstream Names New President and COO
Tuesday, January 07, 2020 Noble Midstream Partners LP has appointed Robin Fielder as president and COO of Noble Midstream and senior vice president, midstream, of Noble Energy, Inc.
Chevron Pulls Workers Out of KRI
Tuesday, January 07, 2020 Chevron's expatriate employees and contractors have left the Kurdistan Region of Iraq for the time being as a precautionary measure.
Perry Appointed Director of LE GP
Monday, January 06, 2020 On January 1, former U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry was appointed as a director of LE GP LLC, the general partner of Energy Transfer LP.
EQT Names New CFO
Friday, January 03, 2020 Pittsburgh-based gas producer names former CONSOL exec to top finance post.
Subsea 7 Gets New CEO
Thursday, January 02, 2020 The company also announced other changes to its executive management team.
Oxy Elects Former Schlumberger CEO to Board
Thursday, January 02, 2020 Occidental Petroleum Corporation announced the election of former Schlumberger Ltd. CEO Andrew Gould to its board of directors.
Kidnapped SPO Crew Released
Thursday, December 26, 2019 SPO revealed that the seven crew members of the Pacific Warden who were said to have been taken by attackers in November offshore Equatorial Guinea have been released.
Damen Shipyards Group Appoints New CEO
Monday, December 23, 2019 Damen Shipyards Group revealed Monday that Arnout Damen will become the new CEO of the business.
Basic Energy Taps Fmr Baker Hughes Exec as New CEO
Friday, December 20, 2019 Basic Energy Services, Inc. has named Keith L. Schilling as president, CEO and director of the company.
Marathon Petroleum Names New Board Director
Monday, December 16, 2019 U.S. oil refiner Marathon Petroleum Corporation has appointed Jonathan Cohen to its head of directors.
SandRidge CEO to Resign
Friday, December 13, 2019 John Suter, SandRidge's chief operating officer, will service as interim president and CEO.
Changes at the Top for Continental
Thursday, December 12, 2019 Continental Resources Inc founder and CEO Harold Hamm will step up to the role of executive chairman.
Aker Energy CEO Resigns
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Aker Energy's board of directors has named Svein Jakob Liknes as acting chief executive officer following the decision by Jan Arve Haugan to resign.