More Oil & Gas People News

Transforming Transocean

Apr 11, 2014

Interview with Steven L. Newman, President and CEO, Transocean LTD.

Tax issues can unexpectedly complicate mezzanine financings

Apr 11, 2014

Recent shale plays have caused increased resource exploration and generated significant demand for alternative forms of capital to finance development and production activities.

S&P weighs in on Russia-Ukraine crisis

Apr 11, 2014

Last month's Editor's Comment column was about the Russian seizure of the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine and the impact this could have on energy consumers in Europe.

NOV appoints new board member, updates on spin

Apr 10, 2014

National Oilwell Varco Inc. reports that Marcela E. Donadio has been appointed to the company's board of directors, and that the spin of NOW Inc. will be completed in the second quarter of 2014. 

Escalera appoints Bush to board of directors

Apr 8, 2014

Escalera Resources Co. has appointed Neil Bush to the company's board of directors, effective April 3.

Kentz reports on new CFO, board changes

Apr 7, 2014

Kentz Corp. Ltd. reports that CFO Ed Power will step down from his position, on reaching his normal retirement age, on May 29. Consistent with his retirement, Power will not stand for re-election at the next Annual General Meeting on May 16, and will retire as executive director. Meg Lassarat will succeed Ed Power as CFO, and will be appointed to the Kentz board thereafter.

Wellsite Rental Services appoints Ferrier VP

Apr 7, 2014

Wellsite Rental Services LLC (WRS), a rental equipment provider for the drilling and production sectors of the oil and gas industry, has appointed Rex Ferrier as vice president - Texas operations. 

Armstrong appointed to Tallgrass Energy Partners board

Apr 5, 2014

Tallgrass Energy Partners LP has appointed Jeffrey R. Armstrong to the board of directors of TEP’s general partner, effective April 2.

Welch appointed EVP, CFO of JP Energy Partners

Apr 3, 2014

JP Energy Partners LP has appointed Patrick Welch as the company’s executive vice president and CFO. Welch has been serving as the interim CFO for the company since November of last year.

Best to retire as SM Energy CEO

Apr 3, 2014

Anthony (Tony) J. Best will retire from his role as SM Energy Co. (NYSE: SM) CEO within the next twelve months. The Board of Directors intends to appoint Javan D. Ottoson, currently president and chief operating officer, as the company’s CEO upon Best’s retirement.