Bayon has more than 24 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. For the past 20 years, he has worked with BP.

The resignation is on the "best of terms" as Zehnder plans to continue his career outside of the oil and gas industry, according to the release.

Workers at Sindipetro Norte Fluminense, who ignored the FUP oilworkers’ union call to end strike that began Nov. 1, will resume onshore operations the evening of Nov. 20, Reuters reported.

Black Elk Energy Offshore Operations and Grand Isle Shipyards were charged with three counts of involuntary manslaughter, eight charges involving federal safety laws and one Clean Water Act violation, Reuters reported.

Michael J. Stover has worked for the company for almost 30 years, and took his current position in 2013. He joined in 1986 after earning a bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania State University. 

Reuters reported that hardline judiciary arrested Mohammad Mohajerani for involvement in “missing rig case.” Tehran paid US$87 million four years ago—under sanctions--for European rig that was never delivered.

The combined association will continue ANGA’s mission under API, according to a news release.

Dag Omre, senior vice president of Centrica Norway, said the company expects to spend 50 million British pounds per year on E&P, most of it in Norway, Reuters reported.

Mike Celata, who starts his position immediately, has been with BOEM and its predecessors since 1988. He served as acting regional director prior to his selection.

Investing in fresh projects, such as Culzean Field in British North Sea or Johan Sverdrup, will place Maersk close to producing 400Mbbl/d day in 2020, COO Gretchen Watkins said.

Prices will stay low the rest of the year and into 2016 as oil markets stay oversupplied, despite French retaliation against Islamic State after the Paris attacks, analysts said, Reuters reported.

Poux-Guillame will take over from interim CEO Thomas Dittrich who will return full-time to his role as finance chief after taking temporary charge in August following the departure of Klaus Stahlmann.