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Moss Adams announces planned CEO transition

Moss Adams announces planned CEO transition

Moss Adams


SEATTLE, Sept. 16, 2021—Moss Adams, one of the largest accounting, consulting and wealth management firms in the nation, announced the selection of Eric Miles as its next chairman and chief executive officer, effective April 1, 2022.

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September 16, 2021 - 11:30 am Closing Bell Story‎, Corporate Governance, People, Press Releases
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Oilfield Helping Hands launches new Haynesville chapter

World Oil


HOUSTON – Oilfield Helping Hands (OHH), a non-profit organization helping oilfield families in financial crisis due to no fault of their own, has opened a Haynesville Chapter, to include East Texas and Northwest Louisiana.

By opening an active …

Source: Reuters

Blinken appeals to senators to move nominees stalled over Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Reuters


WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken appealed to the Senate on Tuesday to quickly confirm President Joe Biden’s nominees for national security-related positions, citing the ever-present risk of attacks.

“It is essential that we accelerate the process …

Source: Reuters

Shell begins redeploying personnel to platform in Gulf of Mexico

Reuters


Royal Dutch Shell Plc is beginning the redeployment of personnel to its Appomattox platform in the Gulf of Mexico while damage assessments are continuing at its West Delta-143 (WD-143) offshore facility after Hurricane Ida.

As of Wednesday, more than …

September 9, 2021 - 12:30 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News, Offshore, People
Great Western President and CEO Rich Frommer announces retirement

Great Western President and CEO Rich Frommer announces retirement

Great Western Petroleum


Denver, CO – September 2021- Great Western Petroleum, LLC (“Great Western” or the “Company”)  today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Rich Frommer has advised the Board of Directors of Great Western of his intention to …

Source: Reuters

One dead, five missing after Pemex offshore platform fire

Reuters


MEXICO CITY – At least one person died and five more are missing due to a fire that erupted on an offshore platform run by Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) in the southern Gulf of Mexico, the Mexican state oil and …

August 23, 2021 - 1:30 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News, Offshore, People
Source: World Oil

U.S. Interior secretary accused of defying federal judge’s oil lease ruling

World Oil


WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) –Six weeks after a federal judge ordered the Biden administration to resume selling oil and gas leases on federal land, there’s no sign it has and Interior Secretary Deb Haaland struggled Tuesday to explain why.

“We

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JPMorgan gives Jamie Dimon a special stock option bonus to keep him as CEO for several more years

CNBC


JPMorgan Chase granted Jamie Dimon new stock options as a retention bonus to incentivize the chief executive officer to lead the banking giant for a few more years.

The 65-year-old Dimon was awarded 1.5 million stock appreciation rights, a …

July 21, 2021 - 2:30 pm Capital Markets, Closing Bell Story‎, Finance, People
Source: Reuters

Exxon Mobil appoints former Diageo executive as finance head

Reuters 


Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM) said on Monday it appointed former Diageo (LON:DGE) Plc and United Airlines executive Kathryn Mikells as chief financial officer, effective Aug. 9.

Mikells most recently held the finance head role at …

Source: Reuters

White House says Saudi deputy defense minister meeting U.S. officials

Reuters


WASHINGTON – Saudi Arabia’s deputy defense minister was in Washington on Tuesday meeting with senior U.S. officials including White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan, the White House said.

White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the death in 2018 …

Source: Reuters

St. Paul Park union approves Marathon’s contract, ending work stoppage

Reuters


Unionized workers will return to work at a Minnesota refinery next week after reaching a six-year contract agreement with Marathon Petroleum that ends a months-long work stoppage, the union said on Thursday.

Teamsters Local 120 in St. Paul Park, …

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U.S. bans imports of solar panel material from Chinese company

Fox Business


The Biden administration on Wednesday ordered a ban on U.S. imports of a key solar panel material from Chinese-based Hoshine Silicon Industry Co. over, forced labor allegations, said two sources briefed on the matter.
The U.S. Commerce Department
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Reuters Events-Duke Energy CEO sees hurdles for Biden’s decarbonization timeline

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U.S. President Joe Biden’s target to decarbonize the nation’s power industry by 2035 will only be achievable if clean energy technologies like advanced nuclear and carbon capture rapidly become commercially viable, according the chief executive of leading U.S. utility …

Source: Reuters

Final Exxon AGM tally lifts ex-MetLife chairman to board, seals activist win

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Official tallies released Monday for Exxon Mobil Corp XOM.N‘s shareholder vote showed former MetLife Chairman Steven Kandarian taking the 12th seat, edging out the former Caterpillar chief who was originally named a director in preliminary results.

Douglas Oberhelman, …

Exclusive 360 Women In Energy Video Interview: A conversation with Jessica Schmidt & Leslie Boyle- Holland & Hart

Exclusive 360 Women In Energy Video Interview: A conversation with Jessica Schmidt & Leslie Boyle- Holland & Hart

In this episode of Women in Energy, Blanca Andrus sits down with Jessica Schmidt and Leslie Boyle, partners at Holland & Hart. To talk about all things leadership, their backgrounds, and their perspectives on energy and oil and gas.  

Exclusive 360 Women In Energy Video Interview: A conversation with Jessica Schmidt & Leslie Boyle- Holland & Hart

Exclusive 360 Women In Energy Video Interview: A conversation with Jessica Schmidt & Leslie Boyle- Holland & Hart

In this episode of Women in Energy, Blanca Andrus sits down with Jessica Schmidt and Leslie Boyle, partners at Holland & Hart. To talk about all things leadership, their backgrounds, and their perspectives on energy and oil and gas.  

Source: Reuters

Three top executives exit Chesapeake Energy

Reuters


U.S. oil and gas producer Chesapeake Energy Corp said on Friday that three executives will leave the company, the latest exits this year after it launched a new chief executive search and emerged from bankruptcy.

Frank Patterson, executive vice …

Murphy Oil Corporation appoints Michelle A. Earley to Board of Directors

Murphy Oil Corporation appoints Michelle A. Earley to Board of Directors

Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE: MUR) announced today the appointment of Michelle A. Earle…

Source: Daily Caller

Sierra Club protests energy group’s event by conducting flyover with gas-powered airplane

Daily Caller


Editor’s Note: Kathleen Sgamma will be presenting at EnerCom’s The Oil & Gas Conference in August.

Environmental group Sierra Club’s Colorado chapter protested an event by an oil and natural gas advocacy organization by flying a gas-powered airplane …

June 10, 2021 - 3:00 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News, People
Source" Reuters

Exxon, union negotiators to meet over U.S. refinery lockout – official

Reuters


HOUSTON – Negotiators for the United Steelworkers union (USW) and Exxon Mobil Corp will meet on Thursday for the first time since the company locked 650 workers out of its Beaumont, Texas, refinery on May 1, said a union …

Source: Fox Business

Oil and gas industry trolls North Face with new billboard campaign

Fox Business


EXCLUSIVE: The oil and gas industry launched a new ad campaign Thursday against North Face to shine a light on the outdoor apparel company‘s “crazy hypocrisy.”

Chris Wright, the CEO of Denver-based Liberty Oilfield Services, is …

June 4, 2021 - 2:00 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Energy News, People
Source: Reuters

U.S. Chesapeake Energy says no board members interviewing to take up CEO post

Reuters


Chesapeake Energy Corp CHK.O said on Wednesday no members of its board of directors were interviewing to take over from former chief executive Doug Lawler, who resigned last month after leading the company through its Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Interim-CEO …

Source: Reuters

Exxon rejects contract offer from Texas refinery union: sources

Reuters


HOUSTON – Exxon Mobil Corp on Thursday rejected a contract offer from the United Steelworkers union (USW), two days ahead of a threatened lockout of 650 Texas refinery workers by the energy firm, said people familiar with the matter.…

April 30, 2021 - 12:30 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Crude Oil News, Downstream, People
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Chesapeake CEO Lawler to step down months after bankruptcy exit

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April 27  – Chesapeake Energy Corp said on Tuesday that Chief Executive Officer Doug Lawler would leave at the end of April, just months after the company emerged from a highly watched bankruptcy reorganization.

Once the second-largest U.S. …

Source: Reuters

Oil hits $68 on Libya force majeure despite pandemic surge

Reuters


LONDON – Oil rose to $68 a barrel and hit its highest in a month on Tuesday, supported by disruption to Libyan exports and expectations of a drop in U.S. crude inventories, though rising coronavirus cases in Asia limited …

Oasis Petroleum appoints Daniel E. Brown as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member

Oasis Petroleum appoints Daniel E. Brown as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member

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HOUSTON, April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Oasis Petroleum Inc. (“Oasis” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:OAS) today announced that it has appointed Daniel E. “Danny” Brown as Chief Executive Officer effective April 13, 2021.  At the …

Source: Reuters

At Brazil’s Petrobras, a ‘Spartan’ military man takes the reins

Reuters


RIO DE JANEIRO – For many investors, the appointment of former army general Joaquim Silva e Luna as the new chief executive of Brazil’s state-run oil company Petrobras was unexpected – and unwelcome.

President Jair Bolsonaro announced the 71-year-old …

Source: Reuters

U.S. shale output won’t return to pre-pandemic levels: Occidental CEO

Reuters


NEW YORK  – The oil industry is recovering from a collapse in demand triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, but U.S. shale production will not recover to levels seen before the pandemic, Occidental Petroleum Chief Executive Vicki Hollub said on …

Source: Reuters

Board of Petrobras approves shareholders’ meeting; end of the line for CEO

Reuters


RIO DE JANEIRO – The board of Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras on Tuesday called an extraordinary shareholders’ meeting, a move that all but guarantees the exit of Chief Executive Roberto Castello Branco.

In a statement, Petroleo Brasileiro SA, …

Canacol Energy Ltd. Appoints Juan Argento to Board of Directors

Canacol Energy Ltd. Appoints Juan Argento to Board of Directors

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Canacol Energy Ltd. (“Canacol” or the “…