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The White House said it plans to nominate Laura Daniel-Davis as assistant secretary of Land and Minerals Management for the Interior Department and Maria Camille Calimlim Touton as commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation.

VAALCO Energy Inc. has appointed Ronald Bain CFO.

OriginClear Inc. has named Prasad Tare CFO.

TGT Diagnostics has named Rizkallah Ward chief digital officer. 

California Resources Corp. has tapped Chris Gould to lead its ESG push as its first-ever chief sustainability officer.

Continental Resources Inc.'s Eric S. Eissenstat has elected to retire from his positions as senior vice president, general counsel, chief risk officer and secretary to return to private practice where he will work on access to justice and community service matters and provide high-quality legal services to clients, including Continental Resources. 

Steve Swanson has been appointed head of cranes and lifting for EnerMech in Africa to support the business’ continued growth following a significant number of project wins in the last five months.

AqualisBraemar LOC has appointed David Duffy its new country manager for the United Arab Emirates.

Carbon Neutral Energy (CNE) has bolstered its senior management team with the appointment of a commercial director to support its market strategy of becoming a significant player in mobile, green battery storage. Gary Wilson is joining CNE in Aberdeen, which has recently appointed a senior team in Houston to drive its U.S. growth and has embarked on a major fundraise that will provide the capital to accelerate its rapid growth into renewable energy storage.

North Star Renewables has created a new permanent senior role for offshore wind consultant Andrew Duncan to lead the U.K. firm’s expansion in offshore wind and increase its foothold in other green offshore energy industries. 

Scyller Borglum has joined WSP USA, an engineering and professional services firm, as the national underground storage market sector leader for the energy business.


Proserv Controls has announced the acquisition of the trade and assets of Dron & Dickson Electromechanical Contracting LLC, the Middle Eastern business of Dron & Dickson, U.K.-based experts in the supply, assembly and maintenance of hazardous area and industrial electrical equipment. The deal reinforces and expands the breadth of offering and capability that Proserv delivers in the Middle East and North Africa, where it has multiple sites including in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Doha and Dammam.

Enverus, a global energy data analytics and SaaS technology company, has acquired Integrity Title Co., a provider of title plant access in Texas and New Mexico, and premier land and real estate verification company. Enverus plans to integrate Integrity Title’s technology into a unique-to-market source platform called Integrity Title Plants to create a robust and accurate title evidence research platform accessible online. 

Enverus also announced the completion of its acquisition by Hellman & Friedman (H&F), a global private equity firm. The transaction was previously announced on April 13, 2021, and values Enverus at $4.25 billion, including the assumption of debt. Genstar Capital (Genstar), which had been Enverus’ majority owner since 2018, will continue to hold a significant minority stake in the company.

Airswift, a global workforce solutions provider, and Competentia, a global recruiting and workforce management specialist, have merged to form workforce solutions provider serving the energy, process, infrastructure, mining and technology industries. The combined entity, which retains the Airswift name, will offer clients a global service and a candidate database, giving them access to the top technical talent in the markets in which they operate, with a particularly prominent presence in the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe and Africa.