Oil prices fell on April 20 after President Donald Trump criticized OPEC and said oil prices were artificially high, but they were still set for a weekly gain.

Wellsite Fishing and Rental Services LLC has appointed Ryan Henderson as its new executive vice president, the company said in a statement on April 19.

Morten Kelstrup will join Maersk Drilling as chief commercial & innovation officer to lead the newly-established Commercial and Innovation function, the company announced on April 18.

Venezuela arrested two Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) executives, the U.S. oil major said on April 17, in what appeared to be the first arrests of a foreign oil company’s direct employees during a purge of alleged graft in the OPEC nation.

Dorothy Thompson, who served as CEO of the Drax Group international power and energy trading company, has been appointed independent non-executive director and chair designate for Tullow Oil, according to a news release.

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While companies are finally seeing black in the financial reports again, oil and gas jobs are still lagging, a Conference Board of Canada study revealed.

Range Resources Corp. (NYSE: RRC) said April 12 that Ray Walker will retire from his position as executive vice president and COO, effective April 13.

Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Christi Craddick and Commissioners Ryan Sitton and Wayne Christian on April 11,2018 voted unanimously to appoint Wei Wang to serve as executive director of the commission, effective immediately.

Harbour Energy Ltd. has named David D. Powell as the organization’s CFO, the company said on April 11.

The cuts will affect all areas of the company’s operations, not just its Oklahoma City headquarters. Staff will be let go “in the weeks ahead,” Devon said in a statement.

A six-member executive committee had run the company since its previous CEO, Ricardo Darre, resigned last August. Gonzalez, who served as CFO for six years, formed part of that committee.