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    Sinopec chairman retires

    May 4, 2015

    Fu Chengyu, chairman of China Petroleum and Chemical Corp. (Sinopec), has retired, according to Reuters. He will be succeeded by Wang Yupu, a former deputy director of the China Academy of Engineering and an oil industry veteran.

    OXY board elects Batchelder as chairman

    May 4, 2015

    Occidental Petroleum Corp.’s board of directors has elected Eugene L. Batchelder as non-executive chairman, succeeding Ambassador Edward P. Djerejian, who has retired from the board.

    MarkWest provides update on executive changes

    May 4, 2015

    MarkWest Energy Partners LP has provided an update on several executive lineup changes.

    Patterson joins Chesapeake in EVP role

    May 4, 2015

    Frank Patterson is joining Chesapeake Energy Corp. as executive vice president of exploration, land, and subsurface technology. Patterson replaces John Kapchinske, who recently retired from the company.  

    Wells Fargo appoints Hranicky and Schouest to new leadership posts

    May 1, 2015

    Wells Fargo & Co. has appointed Kyle Hranicky as head of the Wells Fargo Corporate Banking group. Bart Schouest, who has served as the deputy group head of the Wells Fargo Energy Group since 2012, will replace Hranicky as head of the Energy Group.

    Energen elects Hargett and Kleier to board of directors

    May 1, 2015

    Energen Corp.’s shareholders have elected William G. Hargett and Alan A. Kleier to the company’s board of directors.

    Houston American Energy CEO resigns as part of settlement with SEC

    Apr 30, 2015

    Houston American Energy Corp. has reached a final settlement agreement in the civil cease-and-desist proceeding previously instituted by the Securities and Exchange Commission against the company and its CEO, John F. Terwilliger. In conjunction with the settlement, Terwilliger has tendered his resignation as an officer and director of Houston American Energy, and the company has appointed John P. Boylan as chairman, CEO, and president.

    Buckhorn appoints Marter as VP and general counsel

    Apr 30, 2015

    Buckhorn Energy Services LLC has appointed Cyrus D. "Skip" Marter as vice president and general counsel, effective April 29.

    Chet Morrison Contractors promotes two executives

    Apr 29, 2015

    Chet Morrison Contractors has made two changes to its senior management team. Leroy Guidry has been named president. In addition to this new role, he will continue to serve as CFO. The company has also appointed Kelly Reeves as vice president of marketing.

    Sutherland adds new partner to energy and commodities practice in London

    Apr 29, 2015

    Jenni Lajzerowicz has joined Sutherland’s Energy, Environmental, and Commodities Practice Group as a partner in the firm’s London office. Prior to joining Sutherland, she practiced at the London offices of Norton Rose Fulbright LLP.