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    Midstates appoints new interim president and CEO, and board members

    Mar 9, 2015

    Frederic “Jake” F. Brace has joined Midstates Petroleum Co. Inc. as a member of the board of directors and as an employee, effective March 9. In addition, Dr. Peter J. Hill has resigned from the board, effective March 9, and will resign from his position as interim president and CEO following the filing of the company’s annual report on Form 10-K. Midstates intends to appoint Brace as interim president and CEO upon the effectiveness of Dr. Hill’s resignation.

    Mayer Brown adds Mendez to Global Energy practice

    Mar 9, 2015

    Mayer Brown has added Francisco Mendez to the firm as a partner in its Global Energy practice. In addition to adding Mendez to its Global Energy practice, Mayer Brown also intends to open a representative office in Mexico City that, if approved, would focus on serving clients operating and investing in the oil, gas, and power industries in Mexico.

    Lilis Energy names Nanke as CFO

    Mar 9, 2015

    Kevin Nanke has joined Lilis Energy as its executive vice president and CFO.

    Total appoints Sangster as SVP of investor relations

    Mar 7, 2015

    Total SA has appointed Mike Sangster as senior vice president of investor relations, effective March 1. He succeeds Martin Deffontaines, who has been appointed as Exploration & Production senior vice president of strategy, business development, and research and development.

    Champlin appointed president of Permasense Americas

    Mar 5, 2015

    UK-based Permasense, which provides integrity monitoring solutions for the upstream and downstream oil and gas industry, has appointed Tom Champlin as president of Permasense Americas to head up the company’s new Houston-based operation – the first Permasense location outside the UK.

    Cadwalader adds Mills to energy and commodities practice in Houston

    Mar 4, 2015

    Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, a counselor to global financial institutions and corporations, today announced that Chad Mills is joining the firm as partner in its energy and commodities practice in Houston.

    Patterson-UTI director retires

    Mar 4, 2015

    Cloyce Talbott has chosen not to stand for re-election to Patterson-UTI Energy Inc.’s board of directors. Talbott co-founded Patterson-UTI and has served as a director since its incorporation in 1978.

    UMG names McKechnie as South Africa managing director

    Mar 4, 2015

    Unique Maritime Group (UMG), which provides integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solutions, has appointed Rodney McKechnie as the managing director for Unique Hydra, its office based in South Africa. 

    Applied LNG names Duwadi as VP of engineering

    Mar 2, 2015

    Applied LNG has promoted Kishore Duwadi to vice president of engineering. He is currently overseeing the construction of the company's LNG production facility in Midlothian, Texas.

     

    Dakota Plains moves transloading in-house and makes board changes

    Mar 2, 2015

    Dakota Plains Holdings Inc. will bring its crude oil and sand transloading operations in-house, effective June 1 and Aug. 1, respectively. This action will create further operational efficiencies and build capability at the Pioneer Terminal storage and transloading facility, located in Mountrail County, North Dakota.