People , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays

Mark Papa To Retire From Centennial Resource Development

Following Mark Papa’s retirement, the board of Permian shale operator Centennial Resource Development has decided to separate the roles of chairman and CEO.

February 24, 2020

People , Exploration & Production

Kosmos Energy CFO Thomas Chambers Set To Retire

Kosmos Energy CFO Thomas P. Chambers is set to retire after a decades-long career in oil and gas, the Dallas-based E&P company said Feb. 24.

February 24, 2020

People , Midstream

Alerian Unveils Ammys Hall Of Fame 2020 Inductees

The Ammys is a set of awards given annually by Dallas-based Alerian to recognize excellence in the North American energy infrastructure industry.

February 24, 2020

People , Exploration & Production

Tulsa, Okla.-based Unit Corp. Taps David Merrill To Succeed CEO Larry Pinkston

David T. Merrill has been elected to serve as CEO and president of Unit Corp., which is engaged through its subsidiaries in E&P, contract drilling and gas gathering and processing.

February 21, 2020

People , Drilling

Noble Corp. CEO Julie Robertson To Take On New Role

“The board and I are confident that now is the right time to transition leadership responsibilities to the next generation of talent,” Noble Corp. CEO Julie J. Robertson said in a statement.

February 20, 2020


Falcon Minerals Promotes Michael Downs To COO

Formerly vice president of operations, Michael J. Downs joined Falcon Minerals in 2018 to oversee the company’s royalty production, land administration, reservoir engineering and ongoing minerals acquisition efforts.

February 19, 2020


In Memoriam: Clayton W. Williams Jr.

Founder, former chairman and president of Clayton Williams Energy Inc. was the Hart Energy Industry Leadership Award recipient in November 2018.

February 17, 2020

People , Midstream

Tallgrass Energy Plans To Establish Houston Office

Leawood, Kan.-based Tallgrass Energy unveiled plans to establish a presence in the nation’s energy hub where Damon Daniels, the company’s new chief commercial officer, will be based.

February 11, 2020

People , Digital Oilfield

Well-SENSE Appoints Stuart Black As Director

Well-SENSE strengthened its leadership team on Feb. 10 with the appointment of Stuart Black as director to assist with the company’s strategic growth plans.

February 10, 2020

People , Exploration & Production , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Veteran Dealmaker Steve Herod Named CEO Of Grizzly Energy

Grizzly Energy, formerly Vanguard Natural Resources, appointed veteran oil and gas dealmaker Steve W. Herod as CEO, effective Feb. 3.

February 7, 2020