US Pension Fund to Vote Against Aramco Chair for Reliance Board

Reliance, owned by billionaire Ambani, had appointed Aramco's Yasir Al-Rumayyan as an independent director on July 19.

September 24, 2021

Public Capital , People , Energy Transition , Shale Plays

Pioneer Natural Resources Adds Founder of ESG-focused Investment Firm to Board

Maria S. Jelescu Dreyfus co-founded Ardinall, a New York-based independent investment firm focusing on climate change and sustainable investments with an “ESG-based investment approach,” according to a Pioneer release.

September 23, 2021

Public Capital , People , Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Shale Plays , Midstream

Tellurian Adds Energy Industry Veteran James Bennett to Board

James D. Bennett brings over 30 years of experience from the E&P and investment space, which Tellurian Executive Chairman Charif Souki described as invaluable to the company’s goal of enhancing its Haynesville upstream position

September 23, 2021

People , Logistics

Quorum Software Appoints Paul Langenbahn as President

Software industry veteran to lead Quorum’s global go-to-market strategy for transforming the business of energy through technology.

September 23, 2021

People , Shale Plays

Surge Energy Longtime COO Phil Webb to Retire

Following the retirement of Phil Webb, a portion of the COO responsibilities at Surge Energy will be handled by Vice President of Development Chris Alonzo, Vice President of Operations Joe Fleming and Chief Geologist CJ Liu.

September 22, 2021

People , Acquisitions & Divestitures

On the Move (Week of Sept. 20, 2021)

New hires, promotions and appointments continue to fuel the industry's workforce.

September 20, 2021


Study Shows Diversity Progress for Sector

New research shows the percentage of women in the U.S. energy technology and services sector rose to nearly 20% in 2020 and set a baseline for race and ethnicity at 25%. 

September 17, 2021

People , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Former Concho Exec Travis Counts Joins Bracewell Oil and Gas Practice

Over the course of his career, Travis Counts has negotiated and closed transactions exceeding $75 billion in aggregate value over the course of his career, including Concho Resources’ recent merger with ConocoPhillips.

September 15, 2021

People , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Midstream

Former Magellan Midstream VP Trent Bridges Joins Sidley as Partner in Houston

Trent Bridges’ near-decade of experience at Magellan Midstream will help grow Sidley Austin’s midstream transactional and regulatory practices, says Cliff Vrielink, global leader of the energy and infrastructure practice at the firm.

September 14, 2021

People , Energy Transition

BP Appoints Anja-Isabel to Lead Renewables Growth as Sanyal Steps Down

Dotzenrath's appointment comes at a time when BP, under the leadership of CEO Bernard Looney, seeks to rapidly grow its renewables business and shift away from oil.

September 14, 2021