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    American Eagle begins voluntary Chapter 11 proceeding; appoints CFO

    May 12, 2015

    American Eagle Energy Corp. and its wholly owned subsidiary, AMZG Inc., filed voluntary petitions in the US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Colorado, seeking relief under the provisions of Chapter 11 of Title 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code. On May 1, Martin J. Beskow was appointed CFO.
     

    Cameron updates leadership succession plan; names next CEO

    May 12, 2015

    Cameron has made a planned leadership change, involving the CEO role, as part of its long-range succession planning process.

    Statoil makes changes in corporate structure and management team

    May 12, 2015

    Statoil has appointed a new CFO, and has launched a business area for New Energy Solutions. Three new executive vice presidents have also been appointed as members of the Corporate Executive Committee.

    OGA confirms leadership appointments

    May 12, 2015

    The UK Oil and Gas Authority has recently made several leadership appointments. Gunther Newcombe has been named director of exploration and production, while Angela Seeney has been appointed director of technology and projects; Hedvig Ljungerud has been named director of policy, performance, and economics; and John Ogden has been appointed CFO.

     

    Par Petroleum appoints Dods as independent director

    May 12, 2015

    Par Petroleum Corp. has appointed Walter A. Dods Jr. to its board of directors, effective immediately following the company's 2015 annual meeting of stockholders to be held on June 3. 

    Goodrich chairman retires

    May 12, 2015

    Patrick E. Malloy III, 72, chairman of the board of directors of Goodrich Petroleum Corp., is retiring due to health reasons. 

    Steptoe & Johnson adds Nicholson to Energy Transactional Team

    May 11, 2015

    Steptoe & Johnson PLLC has added Roger L. Nicholson to its Energy Transactional Team. A 25-year legal veteran who works with energy industry clients, he will practice in the firm’s Charleston, West Virginia, office. 

    DECC appoints Rudd as Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change

    May 11, 2015

    The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change has appointed Amber Rudd as Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, effective May 11.

    IGas CEO to step down; replacement named

    May 11, 2015

    IGas Energy plc confirmed May 8 that Andrew Austin, CEO and co-founder of the company, has decided to step down from the board and to hand over the CEO role to the company’s CFO, Stephen Bowler. The recruitment of a new CFO is now under way.

     

    Brightoil Petroleum appoints new executive director

    May 11, 2015

    The board of Brightoil Petroleum (Holdings) Ltd. has appointed Wang Wei as an executive director of the Group, effective May 8. Concurrently, Justin Sawdon Stewart Murphy will resign as an executive director of the Group and as CEO of Brightoil Shipping Singapore Ptd. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Group.