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    Summit Midstream COO plans to depart in September

    Aug 26, 2015

    Summit Midstream Partners LP’s COO, Rene Casadaban, plans to leave the company to pursue other interests. He will continue his employment with the company until Sept. 30 to help transition his duties.

    Key’s board approves CEO succession plan and governance changes

    Aug 25, 2015

    Key Energy Services Inc.’s board of directors has approved a CEO succession plan and certain corporate governance changes. Under the succession plan, it is anticipated that Robert Drummond, Key's president and COO will assume the role of CEO no later than Dec. 31, 2016, succeeding Dick Alario, who has informed the board of his intention to retire next year. 

    SDKA International appoints Izatt as chief strategy officer

    Aug 25, 2015

    SDKA International, a global resources firm dedicated to financing, production, refining, processing, transportation, storage, and supply of a range of commodities, has appointed analyst Ted Izatt as the company’s chief strategy officer.  

    Cheniere, Icahn agree to director appointments

    Aug 25, 2015

    Following up on his early August acquisition of stake in the company, activist investor Carl Icahn has reached an agreement with Houston-based Cheniere Energy Inc. to add two Icahn Capital managing directors to seats on Cheniere Energy’s board.

    LINN Energy appoints Rottino as new CFO

    Aug 24, 2015

    LINN Energy LLC and LinnCo LLC has appointed David B. Rottino as executive vice president and CFO of both LINN and LinnCo, effective immediately. He is replacing Kolja Rockov, who is leaving the company to pursue other opportunities.

    Gulf Keystone appoints chief strategy officer

    Aug 24, 2015

    Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd. has appointed Nadhim Zahawi as the company’s chief strategy officer. Zahawi is a Conservative member of Parliament for Stratford-on-Avon, and, given his parliamentary commitments, he will work with Gulf Keystone on a part-time basis.  

    Santos CEO Knox stepping down, fueling takeover speculation

    Aug 21, 2015

    Santos Ltd. CEO David Knox is stepping down as the oil-price collapse is putting pressure on the Australian oil producer, fueling speculation that Santos could become a takeover target, Bloomberg says.

    Ninth Wing Capital opens as investment/merchant bank for O&G sector

    Aug 21, 2015

    Ninth Wing Capital LLC has opened as a boutique investment bank and merchant bank focused primarily on the oil and gas sector with selected clients in the greater energy, technology, and real estate fields.

    Oceaneering makes executive appointments

    Aug 21, 2015

    Oceaneering International Inc. has promoted Eric A. Silva to senior vice president of operations support, appointed of Alan R. Curtis as senior vice president and CFO, and promoted Clyde Hewlett to COO.

    PDVSA head tapped to also lead Venezuela’s oil ministry

    Aug 20, 2015

    Eulogio Del Pino, who currently leads Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA, has also been appointed to run the country’s oil ministry, according to Reuters.