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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.

Royal named French Energy and Environment Minister

Apr 2, 2014

Segolene Royal, the ex-partner of France’s President Francois Hollande and who herself ran for president in 2007, has been appointed as the country’s energy and environment minister, according to a Reuters report.

Bolton joins Energen Resources as VP-Land

Apr 2, 2014

David Bolton has been elected by the Energen Corp. board of directors as vice president, Land, for the company’s oil and gas exploration and production unit, Energen Resources Corp.

Ultra Petroleum makes executive leadership transition

Apr 2, 2014

Ultra Petroleum Corp. reports that William Picquet intends to retire from the company at the end of April. In connection with Picquet’s retirement, Ultra's board of directors has promoted Brad Johnson to the role of senior vice president of operations, effective April 1.

Nighthawk bolsters its board of directors

Apr 1, 2014

Nighthawk Energy has made several changes to its board of directors.

BP appoints new head of Russian business

Apr 1, 2014

BP has appointed David Campbell as president of BP Russia. Campbell, currently head of the Group Chief Executive’s Office in London, will be based in Moscow.

Empire O&G appoints Aitken as CEO

Apr 1, 2014

Empire Oil & Gas NL has appointed Ken Aitken as chief executive. Aitken is experienced in Western Australia’s oil and gas industry, in particular the Perth Basin, which hosts Empire’s assets.

Kettering named CEO of Columbia Pipeline Group

Apr 1, 2014

NiSource Inc. reports that Glen L. Kettering has been named executive vice president and group CEO for the company's Columbia Pipeline Group business unit, effective April 1.

Cheniere Energy makes senior appointments

Apr 1, 2014

Cheniere Energy Inc. has appointed Anatol Feygin as senior vice president of strategy and corporate development.