Public Capital , People , Shale Plays

Houston-based Oil Producer Marathon Oil Confirms Layoffs

Marathon Oil has laid off around 100 U.S. employees, or about 5% of its total workforce, a spokeswoman for the Houston-based oil and gas producer said Feb. 11.

February 11, 2021

People , Digital Oilfield , Logistics

Enteq Upstream Hires RSS Veteran Neil Bird Based in Houston

Company builds extensive RSS directional drilling operations and engineering team ahead of product launch later in 2021.

February 11, 2021

Private Equity , People

Texas-based PE Firm Vortus Promotes Brian Hansen to Partner

Additionally, Vortus Investment Advisors announced the promotions on Feb. 8 of Frank Lamsens to COO and Ross Cunningham to director of finance.

February 8, 2021

People , Technology

Schlumberger New Energy Names Florence Lambert as CEO of Hydrogen Production Venture

Florence brings more than 20 years of experience in new energy technologies and was previously CEO of CEA-LITEN in Grenoble, France.

February 8, 2021

People , Drilling , Completions , Artificial Lift

ChampionX Appoints Mohammed Al-Khalifa as First General Manager for Saudi Arabia

ChampionX has appointed Mohammed Al-Khalifa to the newly created role of general manager of Saudi Arabia to spearhead the region for further growth in 2021, the company said on Feb. 2.

February 2, 2021

People , Health, Safety & Environment , Technology

Enverus Appoints Manuj Nikhanj President, Launches ESG Analytics Tool

Jeff Hughes, formerly president and CEO of Enverus, will retain his role as chief executive going forward.

January 26, 2021


Automation Engineering Names Olin Bundy as South Central Territory Manager

New sales role will allow company to better serve the South Central region.

January 25, 2021

People , Exploration & Production , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers

Premier Oil Names Alexander Krane as CFO of Chrysaor Merger

Alexander Krane, a former CFO with Aker BP, will replace Richard Rose, who will step down as interim CEO and finance director of Premier Oil. 

January 25, 2021

Public Capital , People , Exploration & Production , Emissions , Renewables

BP Slashes Size of Exploration Team in Low-carbon Transition Plan

Hundreds have left the oil exploration team in recent months, either transferred to help develop new low-carbon activities or laid off, current and former BP employees said.

January 25, 2021

Public Capital , People , Exploration & Production

Amplify Energy Names Martyn Willsher CEO in Leadership Reshuffle

Martyn Willsher, previously interim CEO and CFO of the Houston-based E&P company, has worked for Amplify Energy and its predecessor companies since 2012

January 22, 2021