WorldOil Billionaire seeks to replace 40% of Occidental’s board of directors Carl Icahn formally asked Occidental Petroleum Corp. investors to help him replace four of the company’s 10 board members and potentially push for a sale. Schlumberger names new CEO Schlumberger Limited has announced that its board of directors has appointed Olivier Le Peuch as its CEO and member of the Schlumberger board, effective Aug. 1, 2019. New CEO appointed at EnerMech EnerMech, the Aberdeen-headquartered provider of specialist services to the energy and infrastructure sectors, has today announced that John Guy has been appointed as CEO, succeeding company founder Doug Duguid, who will assume the role of deputy chairman. ADM Energy appoints new CEO ADM Energy, an oil and gas investing company quoted on AIM, has announced the appointment of Osamede Okhomina as Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect. New managing director to head Wintershall Dea in Brazil Change at the top of Wintershall Dea in Brazil: Valerie Bosse is the new managing director of the Wintershall Dea Business Unit Brazil and is responsible for all previous Wintershall and DEA activities in the country. Texas Railroad Commission unanimously elects chairman At an open meeting of the Railroad Commission of Texas, Commissioner Wayne Christian was unanimously elected chairman. Aker Solutions appoints new CFO Ole Martin Grimsrud has been appointed chief financial officer of Aker Solutions, effective Aug. 1, 2019. Halcón Resources names Richard Little CEOón-resources-names-richard-little-ceo Halcón appointed Richard Little CEO, to fill the vacancy created in February. Lilis Energy CEO, chairman of the board announces retirement Lilis Energy, Inc. has announced that Ron Ormand, currently chairman of the board of directors and CEO, has notified the board of his planned retirement from the company. Key appointment for DNV GL’s new Future of Gas team in the UK DNV GL has appointed Corin Taylor as a principal consultant in its new Future of Gas team in the United Kingdom.