Brown will oversee the company’s global business development functions across the Houston company's business segments. He brings more than 25 years of energy banking experience to this new role, according to the release.

Australian energy giant Santos announced July 20 that Andrew Seaton, CFO, will retire from the company by the end of 2016 following over 11 years of service. 

Petrobras CEO Pedro Parente said he is in favor of national content requirements, but based on products that local industry is able to make competitively, Reuters said.

Muyiwa Adejobi, a spokesman for Ogun state's police, said the attack took place on the night of June 12 in the town of Ogijo, Nigeria, Reuters reported.

Jack B. Moore has a bachelor’s of business administration degree from the University of Houston, and attended Harvard Business School’s advanced management program.

Alexander Skripka has worked with Tethys management for more than six months in all aspects of the company.

Shell said it was aware of the announcement and was monitoring the situation, Reuters reported. 

Greta Lydecker has been appointed managing director of the Aberdeen-based Chevron Upstream Europe, effective July 11, Chevron North Sea Ltd. said in a news release.

Previously, Quesada was chief of staff to the minister at the Secretaria de Hacienda y Credito Publico, Mexico's treasury office, and at the Secretaria de Desarrollo Social, the ministry of social development.

On July 5, the group said it blew up a well and oil pipelines near the city of Warri in Nigeria's southern oil hub, Reuters reported.

Cobalt International Energy Inc. (NYSE: CIE) has named David D. Powell as CFO and executive vice president. He replaces Shannon E. Young III, effective July 8.

Christian Garcia, who had been the interim CFO for the last 18 months, will remain with Halliburton as senior vice president of finance until Aug. 1 when he will take early retirement.