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    NZEC to close Vancouver office, focus on New Zealand upstream assets

    Nov 25, 2014

    New Zealand Energy Corp. plans to close its Vancouver office while retaining its Canadian company registration and incorporation.

    ExxonMobil Chemical president to retire; replacement announced

    Nov 24, 2014

    Stephen D. Pryor, president of ExxonMobil Chemical Co. and vice president of Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM), has elected to retire on Jan. 1, 2015. It is anticipated that the board of directors of Exxon Mobil Corp. will appoint Neil A. Chapman as president of ExxonMobil Chemical Co. and elect him a vice president of the corporation, effective Jan. 1, 2015.

    Williams names Purgason and Bennett to new leadership roles

    Nov 24, 2014

    Williams reports that Robert Purgason and Walter Bennett each will assume a role as senior vice president of one of the company’s US operating areas, effective Jan. 1.

    TPH names Houston as TPH International chairman

    Nov 24, 2014

    Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. reports that Martin Houston, former COO of BG Group plc, has been named chairman of TPH International, helping the integrated energy investment bank further grow its global presence.

    Sanchez Energy expands availability under revolving credit facility

    Nov 21, 2014

    Sanchez Energy Corp. has received commitments from its lending group to increase its available borrowing base under its $1.5 billion first lien revolving credit facility from $362.5 million to $650 million with an elected commitment of $300 million, effective immediately.

    Burleson names Brummett to senior role

    Nov 21, 2014

    Burleson LLP reports that oil and gas executive Gerald Brummett has joined the firm in the role of senior advisor for acquisitions and divestitures.

    Wood Group makes changes to senior management team

    Nov 21, 2014

    Wood Group has announced changes to its senior management team involving the CFO and COO roles.

    Drillsearch names Simpson as COO

    Nov 20, 2014

    Drillsearch Energy Ltd. has appointed Walter Simpson as COO, reporting to Managing Director Brad Lingo.

    Breitling appoints new executive vice president

    Nov 20, 2014

    Breitling Energy Corp. says that David J. Kovacs has joined the management team as executive vice president of strategic development. Kovacs specializes in investment banking, private equity, and venture capital, and has extensive experience in both mature and emerging markets, having analyzed hundreds of deals and executing both buy and sell-side engagements.

    Breitburn elects Wolf to board of directors

    Nov 20, 2014

    Breitburn Energy Partners LP completed its acquisition of QR Energy LP on Nov. 19. In connection with the acquisition, Breitburn has elected Donald D. Wolf to its board of directors.