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Will Monteleone Becomes CFO Of Par Pacific

Will Monteleone began his career with Bank of America, and then worked for Equity Group Investments, which continues to be a major shareholder of Par Pacific.


Gleeson Van Riet Becomes Swift Energy’s CFO

G. Gleeson Van Riet became executive vice president and CFO of Swift Energy Co. effective March 20, according to a March 17 press release.


BP Appoints New Production, Drilling Heads

Gordon Birrell, who previously headed BP in Azerbaijan, will become COO for production, transformation and carbon in the BP upstream segment, reporting to Looney. Andy Krieger will become the new head of drilling. Krieger, previously vice president for drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, will report to Birrell.


Gregory Hinds Resigns As Jagged Peak’s Executive Vice President Of Development Planning

Gregory S. Hinds, executive vice president of development planning and acquisition, voluntarily resigned from Jagged Peak Energy Inc. to pursue other opportunities, according to a March 14 press release.


Leaders Of Egypt's State-Owned Oil, Gas Companies Replaced

Abed Ezz el-Regal will replace Tarek al-Hadidi, appointed in April 2016, as head of EGPC, while Osama Al Bakly will take over from Mohamed al-Masry as head of EGAS, Reuters reported.


Ronald Sifton Becomes Interim CEO Of Ceiba Energy Services

Ronald Sifton was appointed interim CEO of Ceiba Energy Services Inc., as interim CEO Richard Lane is no longer with the company, according to a March 13 press release.


Dril-Quip Appoints Jeffrey Bird CFO

Jeffrey J. Bird has been named as vice president and CFO at Dril-Quip, Inc., effective March 13. Bird will succeed Jerry M. Brooks, who has accepted the newly created position of vice president of investor relations, effective March 13.


Halliburton Announces New Executive Roles In Wake Of CFO’s Departure

Interim CFO named after executive leaves for top spot at Weatherford.


Christopher Jarvis, Kevin Sylla Join Foothills Exploration’s Senior Management Team

Christopher Jarvis will become executive vice president of finance for Foothills Exploration and vice president of risk management for Foothills Petroleum Inc., and Kevin Sylla will become director and CEO of Foothills Petroleum Inc.


Trident Exploration Makes Executive Appointments

Trident Exploration Corp. appointed Mark Smith as COO, Jean-Pierre (J.P.) Buyze as CFO, and Ken Young as vice president of land, effective March 1, according to a March 2 press release.


Occidental Petroleum to Relocate Investor Relations Office

Occidental Petroleum Corp. (OXY) will relocate its investor relations office from New York to its Houston headquarters, and Richard A. Jackson has been appointed vice president, investor relations.


US Senate Confirms Trump Pick Perry As Energy Secretary

Perry, 66, was governor of Texas from 2000 to 2015, making him the longest-serving governor of the oil-producing state in its history.