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People , Exploration & Production

Argentina Appoints New President of State Energy Firm YPF

Argentina’s government has appointed lawyer Pablo González as the new president of state energy giant YPF, state news agency Telam said Jan. 20

January 20, 2021

People , Company Profiles , Technology

Centrifuges Un-limited Rebrands as OSSO, Appoints James Scullion as CEO

OSSO, formerly Centrifuges Un-limited, the specialist fluid temperature control and separation solutions provider, has appointed James Scullion as CEO on Jan. 19 to spearhead the company’s international growth.

January 20, 2021

People , Drilling

ChampionX CFO Jay A. Nutt to Retire, Kenneth Fisher Named as Successor

Fisher will resign from the board effective February 1, 2021.

January 20, 2021

People , Exploration & Production , Digital Oilfield

E&P Plus Company Spotlight: ChampionX CEO Talks R&D, Digitalization, Energy Transition

Soma Somasundaram, president and CEO of ChampionX, shares details about how the company battled through 2020, its ESG efforts, digital technologies and current R&D projects.

January 20, 2021

Public Capital , People , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers

ConocoPhillips Completes Concho Acquisition; Tim Leach Joins Leadership

The Concho acquisition gives ConocoPhillips about 700,000 net acres in the Permian Basin—more than quadruple the size of its previous position in the Permian.

January 19, 2021

People , Exploration & Production

Labor Union Warns of Potential Strike at Norway’s Onshore Oil, Gas Facilities

No date has yet been set for the negotiations, which will be led by a government-appointed mediator.

January 15, 2021

People , Pipelines

Texas Pipeline Association Names Shay Bluntzer as Chairman

Shay Bluntzer, executive director of Public Affairs for NuStar Energy LP, has been elected chairman of the Texas Pipeline Association (TPA) on Jan. 13.

January 13, 2021

People , Exploration & Production , Technology

E&P Plus Analyst Corner: The Future of Work in Oil, Gas and Chemicals

With heightening employment cyclicality and layoffs challenging the industry’s reputation as a reliable employer, workforce and business transformation have become a strategic imperative.

January 13, 2021

People , Exploration & Production

Shell Veteran Andy Brown to Take Over as CEO of Portugal’s Galp

A company statement did not state why Gomes da Silva, who has been CEO since 2015, was stepping down.

January 13, 2021

People , Exploration & Production , Technology

E&P Plus Executive Q&A: New Weatherford CEO Shares His Plans for 2021

Girish Saligram, who was named CEO of Weatherford in September 2020, talks energy transition and developing mature fields.

January 13, 2021