Public Capital , People

California Resources Appoints TJ Cepak as Board Chairman

The appointment of Tiffany “TJ” Thom Cepak as board chairman replaces Mark A. “Mac” McFarland, who was named as permanent president and CEO of California Resources last month.

April 16, 2021

People , Exploration & Production

Talos Energy CEO Tim Duncan Selected as NOIA Chairman

NOIA confirmed Tim Duncan as well as Paul Danos in their positions as chairman and vice chairman, respectively, for the 2021-22 term during a virtual board of directors meeting on April 14.

April 15, 2021

Public Capital , People , Exploration & Production

Houston-based VAALCO Energy Names New CEO in Strategy Shift

The VAALCO Energy board said it believes newly appointed George Maxwell’s track record of founding, building and selling a successful African energy company will help it achieve its strategy of enhancing its corporate presence in London.

April 15, 2021

Influential Women , Investment

Women in Energy: Sheila O. Al-Rowaily, Wisayah Global Investment

Today’s featured 25 Influential Women in Energy honoree is Sheila O. Al-Rowaily, CEO of Wisayah Global Investment Co. & Investment Management Co., an Aramco subsidiary, based in Saudi Arabia.

April 15, 2021

Public Capital , People , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays

Oasis Petroleum Names Former Anadarko Exec Danny Brown as CEO

The appointment of Daniel E. “Danny” Brown as CEO fills a role left vacant since last December when Oasis Petroleum Co-founder Thomas Nusz retired.

April 14, 2021

People , Exploration & Production

Kosmos Names New Exploration Chief after Tracey Henderson Leaves for Apache Affiliate

Tracey K. Henderson joins Apache from Kosmos Energy to serve as its senior vice president of exploration, filling a position left vacant since the resignation of industry veteran Steven Keenan in late 2019.

April 13, 2021

Influential Women , Exploration & Production

Women in Energy: Marcia Backus, Occidental Petroleum

Today’s featured 25 Influential Women in Energy honoree is Marcia Backus, senior vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer at Occidental Petroleum based in Houston.

April 13, 2021

Public Capital , People , Exploration & Production

Woodside Names Meg O’Neill Acting CEO after Peter Coleman Retires Ahead of Plan

Peter Coleman, who took the helm at Woodside Petroleum in May 2011 to steer it through two oil price crashes, had said he planned to retire in the second half of 2021.

April 13, 2021

Public Capital , People , Shale Plays

Antero Resources Co-founder Glen Warren to Retire

Glen Warren, who currently serves as president and CFO of Antero Resources and president of Antero Midstream, co-founded the Appalachia shale producer in 2002 alongside CEO Paul Rady.

April 9, 2021

People , Investment , Policy & Regulations , Energy Transition

Canada’s Move Away from Fossil Fuels Threatens 450,000 Jobs

As countries around the world commit to reducing their emissions to meet global climate targets, advocates for a “just transition” say more must be done to ensure those working in fossil fuel industries are not left behind.

April 7, 2021