Wind , Promotions

Ørsted Names New CFO, COO Following 2023 Setbacks

Ørsted appointed Trond Westlie as CFO and executive board member and Patrick Harnett as COO following company difficulties in 2023, including a $4 billion impairment charge in third-quarter 2023.

February 27, 2024


SM Energy Adds Brookman to Board, Promotes Lebeck to Executive VP

Barton R. Brookman previously served as President and CEO of PDC Energy and James B. Lebeck served as senior vice president and general counsel since January 2023.

February 23, 2024

Promotions , Restructurings

Diamondback Announces Executive Leadership Promotions

Diamondback Energy’s leadership changes follow the company’s previously announced $26 billion merger with Endeavor Energy.

February 21, 2024


Murphy Oil Names Eric Hambly as President, COO

Murphy Oil has promoted Eric M. Hambly to president and COO and E. Ted Botner to executive vice president. Both will continue to report to CEO Roger W. Jenkins.

February 8, 2024


TPG Adds Lebovitz as Head of Infrastructure for Climate Investing Platform

TPG Rise Climate was launched in 2021 to make investments across asset classes in climate solutions globally.

February 7, 2024


Sherrill to Lead HEP’s Low Carbon Solutions Division

Richard Sherill will serve as president of Howard Energy Partners’ low carbon solutions division, while also serving on Talos Energy’s board.

February 6, 2024


BP’s Kate Thomson Promoted to CFO, Joins Board

Before becoming BP’s interim CFO in September 2023, Kate Thomson served as senior vice president of finance for production and operations.

February 5, 2024

Resignations , Promotions

SBM Offshore Announces CEO Departure, Succession

SBM Offshore’s Bruno Chabas is stepping down as CEO; the board has appointed Øivind Tangen as his successor, effective in April.

January 24, 2024


Mark Ross to Retire as President of Chevron Shipping Co.

Barbara Pickering will succeed Mark Ross as president of Chevron Shipping Co.

January 24, 2024


NOV Appoints Patricia Melcher to Board

The appointment of Patricia Melcher to NOV Inc.’s board brings the number of directors to nine, eight of which are independent.

January 18, 2024