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Precision Drilling Announces New CFO, General Counsel

Precision Drilling Announces New CFO, General Counsel

CALGARY, ALBERTA — (Marketwired) — 04/22/16 — Precision Drilling Corporation (TSX:PD) (NYSE:PDS) (“Precision” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors has appointed Carey Ford as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Veronica Foley …

April 22, 2016 - 10:48 am Canada, Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, People
New CEO Takes the Helm at AltaGas

New CEO Takes the Helm at AltaGas

David M. Harris, previously AltaGas’ (ticker: ALA; AltaGas.ca) president and COO, has succeeded David W. Cornhill as president and CEO, as announced previously. David Cornhill, founder of AltaGas, continues as chairman of the board.

David Harris (B.Sc., MBA) joined …

Mullen Group CEO Blames Horizontal Multistage Frac Technology for Low Oil Prices, Layoffs

Mullen Group CEO Blames Horizontal Multistage Frac Technology for Low Oil Prices, Layoffs

Trucking CEO Predicts an Alternative to the Combustion Engine is Coming in His Lifetime

At Truck World 2016, Canada’s national truck show that opened in Toronto today, Canada’s Mullen Group (ticker: MTL; Mullen-Group.com) CEO Murray K. Mullen gave an …

Fundamentals Unchanged – Oil Prices Won’t Stay at $40: Cherington

Fundamentals Unchanged – Oil Prices Won’t Stay at $40: Cherington

Intervale Capital’s Managing Partner Charles Cherington isn’t putting too much faith in the recent oil price rally. After five straight weeks of oil price gains, Cherington told CNBC’s Squawk Box on Monday, March 21 (when WTI was ~$40 per barrel) …

Rob McNally Takes Over as EQT’s CFO

Rob McNally Takes Over as EQT’s CFO

Philip Conti Becomes SVP Special Projects, and Remains Board Member of EQT Midstream Partners, LP

Yesterday Robert J. McNally became the new SVP and chief financial officer for EQT Corporation (ticker: EQT; EQT.com).  McNally, 45, was also appointed to …

Aubrey McClendon – Oil & Gas Shale Wildcatter – Dead at 56

Aubrey McClendon – Oil & Gas Shale Wildcatter – Dead at 56

Aubrey McClendon, who was co-founder (with Tom Ward) of Chesapeake Energy (ticker: CHK; CHK.com), died in a one-car crash in rural Oklahoma early morning March 2, 2016.

A maverick in America’s shale oil and gas industry, he will be …

Energy Capital Firms Adding Horsepower

Energy Capital Firms Adding Horsepower

Tailwater, Stephens Make Executive Hires

Tailwater Brings in MLP/Midstream Vet Stephen Lipscomb

Dallas-based Tailwater Capital LLC is continuing to grow its team with the addition of Stephen Lipscomb as a vice president.

Lipscomb brings nine years’ experience including midstream operations, …

Synergy Resources CEO Lynn Peterson: an Exclusive Interview with Oil & Gas 360®

Synergy Resources CEO Lynn Peterson: an Exclusive Interview with Oil & Gas 360®

A new chief executive lands in the Wattenberg: the former Kodiak CEO talks about a new company culture, acquisition strategy and his go-forward road map for the ‘core Wattenberg’

Life before Synergy 

Lynn Peterson was an independent oilman from 1986 …

Shell Oil Company President Marvin Odum to Retire

Shell Oil Company President Marvin Odum to Retire

Shell’s Bruce Culpepper, EVP of HR, Unconventional Resources and Regional Coordination, will Replace Odum as U.S. Country Chair and President of Shell Oil Company

Royal Dutch Shell (ticker: RDS.A; Shell.com) has announced that after a 34-year career with the …

Energy Producers – Don’t Ever Underestimate the Environmental Activists

Energy Producers – Don’t Ever Underestimate the Environmental Activists

The warning for energy producers in Colorado came from Christopher Guith, senior vice president for policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy.

Guith’s warning was delivered during a panel discussion with a group of …

Whiting Petroleum: New Oil & Gas 360® Documentary to Look at Bakken’s Top Producer

Whiting Petroleum: New Oil & Gas 360® Documentary to Look at Bakken’s Top Producer

Whiting Petroleum (ticker: WLL), the largest Bakken/Three Forks producer, will be featured in a mini-documentary that will be released on Oil & Gas 360® at 9:00 a.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, January 12, 2016.…

Piedmont’s Frank Yoho to Head Duke Energy’s NatGas Operation after $4.9 Billion Deal Closes

From the Charlotte Business Journal.

Duke Energy has chosen Piedmont Natural Gas executive Frank Yoho to run Duke’s new natural gas platform after the $4.9 billion Piedmont purchase closes next year.

Yoho, 56, is Piedmont’s chief commercial officer, with responsibility …

December 21, 2015 - 1:07 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, People
Yuma Energy Appoints Chief Financial Officer

Yuma Energy Appoints Chief Financial Officer

Yuma Energy, Inc. (ticker: YUMA) announced the appointment of James J. Jacobs as Chief Financial Officer, effective December 15, 2015. Mr. Jacobs is replacing Kirk F. Sprunger who is resigning to pursue other opportunities.

Sam L. Banks, Chairman, President and …

December 18, 2015 - 10:41 am 360 Profile Member, Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, People
Charif Souki Out as CEO of Cheniere Energy

Charif Souki Out as CEO of Cheniere Energy

Cheniere Board of Directors Appoints Board Members to Run the Company Until New CEO Found

Cheniere Energy’s (ticker: LNG) first LNG shipment is just weeks away, and the man who co-founded the colossal operation will not be present to witness …

December 14, 2015 - 5:08 pm Closing Bell Story‎, LNG, Oil and Gas 360 Articles, People
Fracing Has Become a Litmus Test of Principle

Fracing Has Become a Litmus Test of Principle

Rupert Murdoch: a man who believes America is exceptional

The following are Rupert Murdoch’s remarks to the Hudson Institute, Nov. 30, 2015 – published with permission of the author

Before I thank you Henry [Kissinger], and before delivering my modest …

North Face and Esprit Co-founder turned ‘Eco Barron’ Killed at 72

From the Washington Post

December 9, 2015 - 5:08 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, People
Happy Thanksgiving to Our Clients, Friends, Colleagues and Partners

Happy Thanksgiving to Our Clients, Friends, Colleagues and Partners

Dear Clients, Friends, Colleagues, and Partners:

Happy Thanksgiving.

EnerCom started 22 years ago with a single purpose – to provide needed consulting services to a worldwide client base in the oil and gas sector. Today, we engage with energy companies …

November 24, 2015 - 6:49 pm Closing Bell Story‎, People

Wells Fargo Names Former CFO Tim Sloan President with an Eye on Succession

From San Francisco Business Times

Wells Fargo said Tuesday that Tim Sloan has been named president and chief operating officer, reporting to chairman and CEO John Stumpf, effective immediately.

“As we prepare for Wells Fargo’s future, Tim is an ideal …

November 18, 2015 - 10:35 am Closing Bell Story‎, People

ExxonMobil Announces Retirement of Ken Cohen, Vice President of Public and Government Affairs

IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ken Cohen, vice president, Public and Government Affairs, Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM), has announced his intention to retire effective Jan. 1, 2016, after more than 38 years of service.

It is anticipated that the board of directors will …

November 18, 2015 - 10:28 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, People

Leonard Mallett Joins Summit Midstream as Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Nov. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: SMLP) announced today that Leonard Mallett has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of Summit Midstream Partners, LLC, and Summit Midstream GP, LLC …

November 17, 2015 - 5:06 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, People
How does one Accurately Describe Jim Wallace?

How does one Accurately Describe Jim Wallace?

A celebration of Jim Wallace’s life is scheduled for November 17 at Cherry Hills Country Club in Denver, from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Jim Wallace, long-time oil man, staunch supporter of local causes, active volunteer, philanthropist and highly respected …