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Anadarko Makes Leadership Changes

Anadarko Petroleum Corp.’s (NYSE: APC) board of directors has named Daniel E. Brown executive vice president of international and deepwater operations and Bradley J. Holly executive vice president of U.S. onshore exploration and production, the company said in a news release.


James Trimble Becomes Interim CEO, President Of Stone Energy

James M. Trimble was president and CEO of PDC Energy (NASDAQ: PDCE) from 2011 to 2015.


Denver's Jonah Energy Names Patrick Welch As CFO

Welch most recently served as executive vice president and CFO of JP Energy Partners from November 2013 through its recent merger with American Midstream Partners.


Jeff Ritenour Becomes CFO Of Devon Energy

Most recently, Jeff Ritenour was senior vice president of corporate finance, investor relations and treasurer. Devon also said that its incumbent CFO, Tom Mitchell, will leave to pursue other interests.


Thomas Getten Retires As W&T Offshore’s Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

Shahid A. Ghauri joined the company in March. Previously, he was a partner with Jones Walker, handling oil and gas business and commercial transactions.


Phil Patman Becomes CFO Of VAALCO Energy

Prior to joining VAALCO, Phil Patman Jr. was senior vice president of business development for the Americas at Thailand’s PTTEP from 2012 to 2016.


Energy XXI Names Douglas Brooks As CEO, President

Brooks has more than 34 years of experience in the energy industry, most recently as CEO for Yates Petroleum which merged with EOG Resources in October.


Continental Taps EnerVest's Tony Maranto As COO

Jack Stark's title is set to change to president when Maranto joins May 1. Stark has served as president and COO of Continental since 2014 and has been with the company since 1992.


Cobalt's Exploration, Appraisal President James Painter Resigns

Painter, whose resignation is effective April 30, had only held his current position since January. He previously served as Cobalt's executive vice president of the Gulf of Mexico from the company's inception in 2005.


Chevron Executive Pay Rises In 2016 On Value Of Pensions

Compensation for three of Chevron Corp.'s senior leaders, including CEO John Watson, rose last year due to a change in how the value of pensions are calculated.


Joe Pukaite Becomes Senior Vice President, CFO Of Templar Energy

Joe Pukaite joined Templar from Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas LLC, where he most recently was treasurer from 2013 to 2017.


Energy Hunter Taps Deirdre Sanborn As VP Of Finance, Business Development

Sanborn will play an 'instrumental role' in identifying and evaluating potential acquisition opportunities in the Permian Basin and Eagle Ford Shale, CEO Gary Evans said.