MicroSeismic Inc. appointed Rick Luke CFO.

McCrometer promoted Melissa Aquino to the position of president. Former president Kerry McCall is moving into the role of chief flow technology executive.

DNO ASA has chosen Jeroen Regtien as COO.

Noble Energy has selected David L. Stover to be president and CEO.

Total SA appointed Patrick Pouyanne CEO, succeeding Christophe de Margerie, who was killed in a plane crash. Thierry Desmarest has become chairman of the board until year-end 2015.

BG Group named Helge Lund as CEO and as an executive director.

Statoil’s board of directors appointed Eldar Saetre as acting president and CEO.

Energy XXI tapped Bruce W. Busmire as CFO.

Robert Hvide Macleod has joined Frontline Ltd. as CEO.

Greene’s Energy Group has named Robert Fraser as regional business development manager for the Middle East, Africa, Asia-Pacific and countries surrounding the Caspian Sea.

Canada Energy Partners Inc. has appointed Winston R. Purifoy as a director of the company.

Brett Smith has taken on the role of executive general manager for safety, people and systems for Senex Energy Ltd.

Charles O. Holliday has become chairman of the board of directors of Royal Dutch Shell.

Peter Farthing has been selected to be Ennsub’s sales and marketing manager.

Alfonso Leon has resigned as executive vice president and CFO of Apache Corp.

First Integrated Solutions has chosen Bob Glatley to serve as sales and technical support manager. 

Walter Dale joined Bosque Systems as the executive director of solutions business development. 

Glori Energy Inc. added James C. Musselman to its board of directors.

Federico Casavantes has taken on the role of vice president of marketing for EV.

Survivex has promoted Chris Hardie to finance director.

Magne Reiersgard and Arild Reksnes have changed responsibilities at Petroleum Geo-Services ASA. Reiersgard became executive vice president of marine contract, and Reksnes became executive vice president of operations.

Ray McGlynn has been appointed as sales manager for offshore oil and gas for BMT Group Ltd.

Powell Valves is restructuring its customer service team and has made the following appointments: Kate Boggs has become manager for capital projects quotation and management; Katie Rominger has been appointed manager for customer service, distribution and maintenance, repair, and operations; and Jeff Sizer has been named manager for international customer service and business development.

HOLT CAT has named Jim Campbell as senior director of public affairs. Howard Hicks has retired as vice president of public affairs.

Terje Vastveit has been chosen as Far East regional manager of Cubility AS.

Michael Briningstool has joined the Wm. Powell Co. as manager of shipping and receiving and store operations.

Ian Peters has taken on the role of international downstream leader of Centrica on an interim basis.

SBI Offshore Ltd. tapped Mirzan Bin Mahathir to join its board of directors.

Andrew L. Fawthrop joined the board of directors for VAALCO Energy.

Nordic Energy appointed two new directors to its board: Don Nicolson has become nonexecutive chairman, and Jeremy Kane is now a nonexecutive director.



Polyflow LLC opened its new manufacturing plant in Midland, Texas—the first reinforced thermoplastic pipe facility in the Permian Basin. The new integrated design, manufacturing and service facility will help the company serve its customers in West Texas, New Mexico, South Texas and the Midcontinent region.

Hoover Container Solutions Pty. Ltd., a subsidiary of Hoover Group Inc., has moved to a larger renovated facility in Perth, Western Australia, to accommodate its expansion in the region. The new distribution and service center allows Hoover to handle all intermediate bulk containers, ISO tanks and offshore equipment destined for oil and gas platforms, mining sites, islands and supply bases north of Perth. The complex hosts two large wash bays and workshop that have in-group sump pits and underground storage tanks. A concrete hard stand has numerous ground tanks that capture all rainwater that will later be used for the rinsing of tanks. In the future, the facility also will provide recertification, repairs and maintenance at a National Australian Testing Authorities certified level.

HB Rentals, a Superior Energy Services company, has officially opened its new service location in Ciudad del Carmen, Mexico. The location supports HB’s range of service offerings that include accommodation modules and operating essentials such as water, sewage, power, lighting and communications systems. The company will be able to respond more quickly to the needs of its Mexico-based clients and reduce project expenses by eliminating importation and transportation costs.