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Legacy Reserves Promotes CFO Dan Westcott To President

Paul Horne has resigned his position as president but will remain Legacy Reserve's chairman and CEO. The changes will take effect March 1.

February 22, 2018

Forum Energy Technologies Appoints Pablo G. Mercado As CFO

Forum Energy Technologies Inc. (NYSE: FET) has appointed Pablo G. Mercado to serve as senior vice president and CFO effective March 1, 2018.

February 22, 2018

Murphy Oil Names David R. Looney As CFO

Murphy Oil Corp. (NYSE: MUR) said Feb. 21 that it has elected David R. Looney to serve as executive vice president and CFO effective March 1, 2018.

February 22, 2018

Pengrowth’s CEO Derek Evans To Retire; Successor Named

Pengrowth Energy Corp. (NYSE: PGH) said Feb. 20 it has appointed Peter Sametz as president, CEO and as a member of the board of directors effective March 15th, 2018.

February 21, 2018

Murphy Oil CFO John Eckart Announces Intention To Retire

Currently, Murphy Oil has a search process underway to identify CFO John W. Eckart’s successor, the El Dorado, Ark.-based company said in a press release.

February 13, 2018

Apache Names W. Mark Meyer As SVP Energy Technologies Strategies

Apache Corp. (NYSE: APA) has named W. Mark Meyer as senior vice president of energy technology strategies, effective March 1.

February 9, 2018

Former Baker Hughes Chair James D. Woods Dies

James D. Woods, former chairman, president and CEO of Baker Hughes Inc., and noted philanthropist, passed away in Houston on Feb. 4.

February 8, 2018

Laredo Petroleum Shifts Management Team Structure

Laredo Petroleum Inc. (NYSE: LPI) said Feb. 5 Patrick Curth will transition to a senior advisor role from senior vice president in anticipation of his retirement in March 2019.

February 7, 2018

Noted Petroleum Geologist John J. Amoruso Dies

Noted Houston geologist John J. Amoruso passed away Jan. 29 at age 87. Amoruso’s career culminated with his greatest discovery, the Amoruso Field in East Texas, a deep Bossier sandstone gas reservoir.

February 5, 2018

Chevron Names Bruce Niemeyer Corporate Vice President Of Strategic Planning

Niemeyer will be succeeded by Jeff Gustavson, currently president of Chevron Canada Ltd.

February 1, 2018

ExxonMobil Names MetLife CEO Kandarian To Its Board

The company cited Kandarian’s financial and risk management experience as a reason for adding him to the board.

February 1, 2018

Chesapeake Energy Cuts 13% Of Workforce

The job cuts affected most functions and were mainly limited to Chesapeake’s headquarters in Oklahoma City, according to an email sent by CEO Doug Lawler to employees.

January 30, 2018