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    New Gulf Resources adds to management team

    Oct 3, 2014

    New Gulf Resources LLC (NGR) has hired two new members to augment its management team. Danni Morris, former treasurer of WPX Energy Inc., will become NGR's CFO, and Michael Brown, former vice president of geology with Sandridge Energy Inc., will be NGR's senior vice president of geology and geophysics. 

    Linc Energy names Ricato as new CEO

    Oct 1, 2014

    Linc Energy Ltd. reports that the company’s long-time CEO and managing director, Peter Bond, will be transitioning to the role of executive chairman of the board. In his place, Craig Ricato has been chosen to lead the company in the role of CEO and managing director, with Michael Mapp as COO.

    Jones Energy names Tanner SVP of geosciences

    Oct 1, 2014

    Jones Energy Inc. reports that Jeff Tanner joined the company on Sept.29 as senior vice president, Geosciences. Tanner has over 27 years of diverse technical and managerial experience in the oil and gas business.

    US Secretary of Energy honors Daniel Yergin

    Oct 1, 2014

    Dr. Daniel Yergin, IHS vice chairman and Pulitzer Prize-winning energy expert, has received the first James R. Sclesinger Medal for Energy Security. US Secretary of Energy Dr. Ernest Moniz presented the award in a ceremony at the US Department of Energy.

    Wood Group Mustang hires Canadian region pipeline manager

    Oct 1, 2014

    Wood Group Mustang, a global project management, engineering, procurement, and construction management company, has appointed Harold Kraft to the newly-created position of manager, pipeline, Canadian region.

    BAS completes sale of Otway Basin permits, re-engages CEO

    Sep 30, 2014

    Bass Strait Oil has completed the sale of Otway Basin permits PEP 167 and PEP 175 in Australia, and has also re-engaged the company's CEO.

    SM Energy provides update on leadership transition

    Sep 30, 2014

    SM Energy Co. reports that Anthony J. Best will retire from his role as the company’s CEO on January 31, 2015. In conjunction with this previously announced leadership transition, the board of directors has appointed Javan D. Ottoson, currently president and COO, to the board, effective Sept. 26, and intends to appoint Ottoson as the company’s CEO upon Best’s retirement.

    AELP hires Reinhart as COO of AEU and AEM

    Sep 30, 2014

    American Energy Partners LP (AELP) has hired John K. Reinhart as the COO for its affiliates American Energy – Utica LLC (AEU) and American Energy – Marcellus LLC (AEM). 

    Encana acquires Athlon Energy for $7.1B

    Sep 29, 2014

    Encana Corp. and Athlon Energy Inc. have entered into a definitive merger agreement. Encana will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of Texas-based Athlon for $5.93 billion in cash, as well as the company’s $1.15 billion of senior notes, for a total transaction value of approximately US$7.1 billion.

    Well-Centric Oilfield Services appoints Mawtus as CEO

    Sep 23, 2014

    Well-Centric Oilfield Services has appointed Chris Mawtus to the position of CEO.