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Energy Economist Edward Hirs Named BDO Natural Resources Fellow

Edward Hirs will serve as a strategic adviser to BDO’s Natural Resources practice and work in close collaboration with the national and global practice leaders, Clark Sackschewsky and Charles Dewhurst.

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Getka Energy Hires Craig Peus As CFO

Getka Energy LLC has appointed Craig Peus as CFO, the company said on April 19.

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Venezuela Arrests Two Chevron Employees Amid Oil Industry Purge

Venezuela arrested two Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) executives, the U.S. oil major said on April 17, in what appeared to be the first arrests of a foreign oil company’s direct employees during a purge of alleged graft in the OPEC nation.

April 17, 2018

Orrick Names James Atkin As Global Co-Head Of Oil, Gas In Tokyo

Orrick has named James Atkin as global co-head of its oil and gas practice based in Tokyo, the company said on April 16.

April 17, 2018

Range’s Ray Walker To Retire As Executive Vice President, COO

Range Resources Corp. (NYSE: RRC) said April 12 that Ray Walker will retire from his position as executive vice president and COO, effective April 13.

April 12, 2018

ExxonMobil Boosted CEO Pay To $17.5 Million For 2017

The pay increase came as ExxonMobil's profit more than doubled in 2017 thanks to rising crude oil prices and as the company launched or added to major expansions in Brazil, the U.S. and Guyana.

April 12, 2018

Texas Railroad Commission Appoints Executive Director

Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Christi Craddick and Commissioners Ryan Sitton and Wayne Christian on April 11,2018 voted unanimously to appoint Wei Wang to serve as executive director of the commission, effective immediately.

April 11, 2018

Harbour Energy Names David D. Powell As CFO

Harbour Energy Ltd. has named David D. Powell as the organization’s CFO, the company said on April 11.

April 11, 2018

Chevron's New CEO Gets $1.5 Million Salary, Stock Awards

Chevron said April 10 it boosted CEO Mike Wirth's salary by 20% to $1.5 million when he took the oil producer's top job two months ago.

April 11, 2018

Craig W. Collins Joins Kingfisher Midstream Leadership Team

Craig W. Collins has joined Alta Mesa Resources, Inc. as vice president and COO-midstream. Collins will also be COO of Kingfisher Midstream LLC.

April 10, 2018

Continental Resources Boosts CEO Harold Hamm's Pay By 38% In 2017

Continental CEO Harold Hamm received a 46% salary increase to $1.2 million. His bonus and stock award also grew during the year, to $3.4 million and $7.6 million, respectively.

April 6, 2018

Bonanza Creek Appoints Eric Greager As CEO

U.S. oil and gas producer Bonanza Creek Energy Inc. on April 5 named Eric Greager as its new CEO effective April 11, replacing Seth Bullock, who served as interim CEO since June 2017.

April 5, 2018