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Executive director at Soma Oil & Gas resigns, accepts role as Somalia Prime Minister

Soma Oil & Gas has announced the resignation of Hassan Khaire, executive director for Africa, so he can accept the honor of serving his country of origin, Somalia, as its Prime Minister.

Chevron names Saudi veteran to head Kuwait operations, Neutral Zone fields set to re-open

Chevron Corp. appointed veteran Saudi Arabian executive Ahmad Awad al-Omar as president of its operations in Kuwait as the two neighboring countries prepare to resume production from shared fields with capacity of more than 500,000 bpd.

World renowned flow measurement expert joins NEL

NEL, the flow measurement R&D specialist, has appointed Dr. Bruno Pinguet as senior consultant.

Wood Group appoints new European president

Wood Group has appointed Alan Johnstone as president of its Asset Life Cycle Solutions business in Europe.

Borets U.S. names Obren Lekic as CEO

Borets has named Obren Lekic as CEO of Borets U.S., located in Houston.

Trump said to pick LaFleur as chairman of U.S. Energy Regulator

President-elect Donald Trump plans to name Cheryl LaFleur chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, an agency charged with overseeing the nation’s power grid and deciding on multi-billion-dollar energy projects, two people familiar with the situation said.

Jessica Uhl to succeed Simon Henry as Shell’s CFO

Royal Dutch Shell has announces that, after more than seven years in the role, Simon Henry will conclude his service as CFO of the company and will be succeeded by Jessica Uhl.

Geological Remote Sensing Group elects CGG's Charlotte Bishop as chair

Charlotte Bishop, remote sensing projects manager, NPA Satellite Mapping, CGG, has been elected as chair of the Geological Remote Sensing Group (GRSG).

Weatherford names new CFO, president of regional operations

Weatherford International has announced the appointment of Christoph Bausch as executive V.P. and CFO, effective Dec. 13, 2016.

Exxon Mobil names Darren Woods as Tillerson's successor

Rex W. Tillerson, chairman and CEO of Exxon Mobil Corporation, has announced his intention to retire at year-end after more than 41 years of service.

Exxon Mobil announces executive management changes

Tom Walters, president, Exxon Mobil Production Co., has announced his intention to retire after more than 38 years of service. Walters joined Exxon USA in 1978 in Los Angeles and has held a variety of technical and managerial positions in production, operations, development and global services.

New president of Chevron Africa and Latin America E&P named

Chevron Corporation has named Clay Neff as president of Chevron Africa and Latin America Exploration and Production, effective Jan. 1, 2017.

Tesco names John Gatlin as senior V.P and COO

Tesco Corporation has appointed John Gatlin as senior V.P. and COO, effective immediately. In this role, Gatlin will lead both the Products and Tubular Services segments and be responsible for Tesco's QHSE, global manufacturing and supply chain management.

Weatherford appoints chairman emeritus

The board of directors of Weatherford International plc, in recognition and appreciation of outstanding vision and years of service, has named Dr. Bernard J. Duroc-Danner as chairman emeritus.

Former Oxy CEO wins API 2016 Gold Medal

Stephen I. Chazen, who retired earlier this year as CEO of Occidental Petroleum after a more than three decade career in the oil and gas industry, is the recipient of the American Petroleum Institute 2016 Gold Medal for Distinguished Achievement, API's highest honor.

Weatherford chairman and CEO appointed upon departure

Weatherford International has announced the departure of Bernard J. Duroc-Danner, chairman of the board, president and CEO, effective immediately.

Keynote speakers address strategies for career success during WGLC's opening day

This year, the 2016 Women's Global Leadership Conference is themed, "Changing the Landscape of Leadership in the Energy Industry." The conference aims to offer a forum for the sharing of leadership ideas in support of women moving into leadership positions within the oil and gas industry.

Oilfield Helping Hands names new president

Oilfield Helping Hands (OHH), a nonprofit charitable organization comprised of volunteers devoted to providing financial assistance to oilfield workers in financial crisis, has appointed Gregory Rachal as president.

Husky Energy CEO Asim Ghosh to retire

Husky Energy has announced that President and CEO Asim Ghosh will be retiring effective Dec. 5, 2016. Ghosh will remain on the board of directors.

Extraction Oil & Gas names Jacobsen as senior V.P. of operations

Extraction Oil & Gas has named Eric S. Jacobsen as the company's new senior V.P. of operations.