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Southwestern Energy Co. has selected Carl Giesler Jr., formerly CEO of SandRidge Energy Inc., as its next CFO. Read more here

Exxon Mobil Corp. said July 19 it had tapped Kathryn Mikells to replace outgoing CFO Andrew Swiger. Swiger, senior vice president of Exxon Mobil who has served as principal financial officer for the corporation since 2013, announced his intention to retire, effective Sept. 1, after more than 43 years of service. Read more here

Scout Clean Energy LLC has strengthened its executive leadership team by adding renewables industry veteran John Clapp as CFO.

NGP has hired David Colt and Maritza Liaw as partners to focus exclusively on energy transition investing through NGP ETP, the Dallas-based firm’s energy transition platform. Read more here

Airswift's Albert Kahlow has been promoted to global sales director, IT and technology.

The board of directors of Phillips 66 has appointed Denise R. Cade and Douglas T. Terreson to serve as independent directors.

Foster Marketing, a marketing communications firm serving the global energy industry, has appointed Tiffany Harris CEO and president. She replaces George Foster, the firm’s founder, who will stay on as chairman of the board and minority stockholder. 


Oil billionaires Dan and Farris Wilks have taken around a 10% stake in hydraulic fracking firm U.S. Well Services, according to a regulatory filing, bringing their total investment to $47.5 million in the past month. Read more here

ServiceMax, a provider of asset-centric field service management, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire LiquidFrameworks, a mobile field operations management solutions company specializing in the energy industry, from Luminate Capital Partners, a private-equity firm investing in growth and enterprise software companies. The acquisition enables ServiceMax to expand its field service management solutions to meet the unique challenges of the energy sector.