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Environmental groups targeting upstream

Jul 18, 2014

Clean Air Act disputes delaying projects, increasing costs

Eagle Ford remains a powerhouse

Jul 18, 2014

With its liquids-rich offerings, the Eagle Ford Shale holds on to its powerhouse status. According to recent estimates by the Texas Railroad Commission, the South Texas black-gold mine is expected to pump 802,734 barrels a day in 2014.

Cimarex targets Permian, Mid-Continent

Jul 18, 2014

Objective is best after-tax return on invested capital

Backwardation in the market

Jul 18, 2014

The current combination of steeply backwardated crude oil markets and historically low volatility is creating a tough environment for producers who need to lock in forward prices to satisfy their enterprise value protection, capital provider requirements, or cash flow needs for drilling programs.

Locke Lord partner to chair Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of State Bar of Texas

Jul 18, 2014

David Patton, a partner in Locke Lord’s Houston office and co-chair of the firm's Energy Practice Group, has been elected chair of the Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. 

Squire Patton Boggs adds Cano-Lasa to energy transactional team

Jul 16, 2014

Squire Patton Boggs reports that Fernando Cano-Lasa has joined the firm’s Houston office. He joins as Of Counsel after spending 12 years with Pemex and Pemex Procurement International Inc., where he held a variety of roles in their legal departments.

 

Sino G&E appoints Corrie as CEO, Bainbridge as chairman

Jul 16, 2014

Sino Gas & Energy Holdings Ltd. has appointed Glenn Corrie as CEO. In addition, Sino Gas announces the upcoming succession of current non-executive director Philip Bainbridge to the role of non-executive chairman, effective Sept. 1, at which point current Chairman Gavin Harper will transition to a non-executive director role.

Ultra Petroleum makes executive leadership transition

Jul 16, 2014

Ultra Petroleum Corp. reports that its board of directors is promoting Garland R. Shaw to senior vice president and CFO, effective Aug. 1, and that Marshall “Mark” D. Smith, the current senior vice president and CFO, is resigning to accept a new position at a larger company.

OXY names Smith as CFO of California Resources

Jul 15, 2014

Occidental Petroleum Corp. reports that Marshall D. “Mark” Smith has been appointed as senior executive vice president and CFO for its subsidiary, California Resources Corp.

BEARCO personnel to join Wild Well Control

Jul 15, 2014

Wild Well Control Inc. reports that BEARCO International’s personnel will be joining Wild Well’s well control engineering group, bringing the relief well experience of John Wright, Jim Woodruff, and Bill McElduff on board to further enhance the company’s capabilities in the engineering, planning, and execution of relief wells.