PEOPLE

THREE60 Energy has named Walter Thain group CEO.

Katy Gifford has been appointed CEO of Aubin, a chemical solutions provider, and former CEO Paddy Collins has been appointed CTO.

Keyera Corp. has appointed Bradley W. Lock COO and senior vice president, and C. Dean Setoguchi has been named senior vice president and chief commercial officer. The company also selected Jamie Urquhart as vice president of marketing; Rick Koshman as vice president of corporate development; Jarrod Beztilny as vice president of operations, gathering and processing; and John Hunszinger as vice president of operations, liquids infrastructure.

Hydraulic Systems Inc. has elected James Bement CEO.

Will Giraud has assumed the position of executive vice president and COO at Concho Resources, succeeding Joe Wright, who retired from the role at year-end 2018 and continues to serve on the company’s board of directors. Brenda Schroer has been appointed senior vice president, CFO and treasurer, and Price Moncrief has been appointed senior vice president of corporate development and midstream. Additionally, Concho promoted Clay Bateman to senior vice president of assets; Keith Corbett to senior vice president of corporate engineering and planning; Scott Kidwell to senior vice president of administration; Jeff Gasch to vice president of the Delaware Basin; Jacob Gobar to vice president and chief accounting officer; Aaron Hunter to vice president of the Midland Basin; and Jere Thompson to vice president of planning.

Husky Energy has named Jeff Hart CFO.

Elizabeth T. Wilkinson has been appointed CFO of Flotek Industries. Matt Marietta, executive vice president of finance and corporate development, has left the company. Additionally, H. Richard Walton will no longer serve as chief accounting officer; however, he will continue with the company as a consultant to facilitate the leadership transition.

Chevron Corp. named Navin Mahajan vice president and treasurer, effective Feb. 1. The company also appointed Dale Walsh vice president of corporate affairs, effective March 1. Debra Reed-Klages has been elected to Chevron’s board of directors.

EOG Resources Inc. has promoted Kenneth W. “Ken” Boedeker to executive vice president of E&P. David W. Trice will assume the role of executive vice president and general manager of EOG’s Denver office. EOG also appointed Julie J. Robertson to its board of directors and announced that Ambassador Frank G. Wisner plans to retire from the board at the end of his current term and not stand for re-election in 2019.

Consumers Energy named Tonya Berry vice president of operations performance.

TAM International Inc. has promoted Barton Sponchia to vice president of the western hemisphere.

Caroline Muir has been promoted to partner at Deloitte’s Aberdeen office.

TWMA, a provider of specialized drilling waste management services, appointed Mohamed Galal regional director for the Middle East and North Africa.

TEMS International has appointed Nicola Lomax as QHSE manager.

The Petroleum Industry Data Exchange Inc. standards body welcomed Wissam Kahoul of Baker Hughes, a GE company, as its newest international ambassador.

Nissan Chemical America Corp. added Dr. Sam Maguire-Boyle as its most recent hire to the nanoActiv team in Pasadena.

Devon Energy Corp.’s board of directors has elected Duane C. Radtke as its new vice chairman. Also, John Richels will retire from the board in June.

ROVOP has appointed David Lamont as a nonexecutive director.

Kreuz Subsea has selected Knut Eriksen as the board’s first independent nonexecutive director.

MDU Resources Group Inc. has elected Edward A. Ryan to its board of directors.

Strike Energy Ltd. has appointed Stephen Bizzell nonexecutive director, and Tim Goyder has resigned from the board.

Cairn Energy Plc announced that Jackie Sheppard retired as a nonexecutive director of the company.

 

COMPANIES

Saudi Aramco has broken ground at Lomonosov Moscow State University for an R&D center that will explore upstream technologies and artificial intelligence.

Siemens has started the construction of a new, modern energy service and training center in Warnes, Bolivia. The center is located on a 9,200-sq-m (99,028- sq-ft) site at the Parque Industrial Latinoamericano and also will function as a hub for servicing power equipment installed in the South America region. Siemens is investing more than $23 million in the facility.

DynaEnergetics, a business of DMC Global Inc., has officially opened its manufacturing, assembly and administrative facilities on its industrial campus in Blum, Texas. The facility spans 6,875 sq m (74,000 sq ft).

Diamondback Energy Inc. has completed its acquisition of Energen Corp.

Santos has completed its acquisition of Quadrant Energy for $1.93 billion.

Sourcewater Inc. has acquired the data and technology of Digital H2O Inc., a subsidiary of Genscape Inc.

Sharp Energy Group (Services) has completed its acquisition of Alpha Oil Tools from Weatherford International.

DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG has signed an agreement to acquire Sierra Oil & Gas, an independent Mexican oil and gas company. Once completed, it will be the largest upstream mergers and acquisitions transaction in the country since the liberalization of the petroleum sector in 2013. The transaction is expected to close in the first half of 2019.


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