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Nissan Chemical's industry pioneer Robert Griffith retires

After more than 18 years of service with Nissan Chemical America Corporation (NCA), Robert Griffith, V.P. of NCA’s Pasadena plant is retiring on March 31, 2019.

Encana to name Corey D. Code as CFO

Encana Corporation has announced the appointment of Corey D. Code as executive V.P. & CFO, effective May 1, 2019. Sherri A. Brillon, who has served as Encana’s CFO since 2009, will be retiring at the end of May 2019.

Expro has appointed two executives to management team

International oilfield services company, Expro, is pleased to announce the appointments of two key executive management roles.

BHP makes board appointments

BHP Chairman, Ken MacKenzie, has announced the appointment of Ian Cockerill and Susan Kilsby to the BHP Board as independent non-executive directors, effective 1 April 2019.

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American Gilsonite Company (AGC), exclusive supplier of Gilsonite, has appointed Craig Mueller as V.P. and CCO.

Senate Energy Committee leaders say they get along fine

If they said it once, they must have said it five times: Senate Energy Committee Chairman Lisa Murkowski (Rep.–Alaska) and Ranking Minority Member Joe Manchin (Dem.-W.V.) wanted the late-afternoon crowd on Monday at CERAWeek in Houston to know that they really do get along and work together closely.

Xodus expands decom capabilities with addition of well decommissioning manager

International energy consultancy Xodus Group has expanded its decommissioning offering with the appointment of its first well decommissioning manager.

Faroe appoints new directors

Faroe Petroleum, the independent oil and gas company focusing principally on exploration, appraisal and production opportunities in Norway and the UK, has announced that Mr. Bjørn Dale has been appointed as chairman of the company and Mr. Ørjan Gjerde has been appointed as non-executive director of the company with immediate effect.

Berry Petroleum appoints Donald Paul to board

Berry Petroleum Corporation has announced the appointment of Donald L. Paul to its board of directors effective Feb. 28, 2019.

Diamondback Energy appoints new leadership

Diamondback Energy, Inc. has announced a series of leadership appointments and promotions, effective March 1, 2019, that will allow the company to continue to execute on its capital efficient growth and best in class operations on a now significantly larger asset base.

BHP CEO has announced changes to executive team

BHP CEO, Andrew Mackenzie, has announced changes to the BHP Executive Leadership Team to reflect BHP’s simplified portfolio and transformation agenda.

Tullow has appointed Sheila Khama, Genevieve Sangudi as non-executive directors

Tullow Oil plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Sheila Khama and Genevieve Sangudi as non-executive directors of Tullow with effect from April 26, 2019 following Tullow’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on April 25, 2019. Both Sheila and Genevieve will stand for re-election to the Board at the 2020 AGM.

Change of managing director at Wintershall Energia

Change of managing director at Wintershall in Argentina: After 29 years in Wintershall, having held various positions in Wintershall Holding and Wintershall Energía, Gustavo Albrecht, managing director of Wintershall Energía S.A. for the last 9 years, will be leaving the company on Feb. 28, 2019.

Nabors appoints Anthony Chase as Director

Nabors Industries Ltd. has announced that it has expanded its board to seven members and appointed Anthony R. "Tony" Chase to fill the vacancy.

USGS: Former astronaut named EROS Center director

Former NASA astronaut Christopher J. “C.J.” Loria has been named the newest director of the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center in Sioux Falls, S.D.

American Gilsonite Company has appointed V.P., CCO

American Gilsonite Company (AGC), exclusive supplier of Gilsonite, is pleased to announce the appointment of Craig Mueller as V.P. and CCO, effective immediately.

OPITO appoints director to support global operations

OPITO, the global, not-for-profit skills body for the energy industry, has appointed Stuart Clow as director with a remit focused on supporting industry safety through high-quality training and competency standards.

API: New hire in North Carolina to promote key benefits of natural gas, oil

The American Petroleum Institute is growing its North Carolina office to bolster its advocacy efforts on the importance of natural gas and oil, energy infrastructure projects, and how the energy revolution helps support the continued delivery of reliable and affordable energy to consumers across the state.

Airborne Oil & Gas strengthens its presence in Brazil

Airborne Oil & Gas announces that Renato Bastos has joined Airborne Oil & Gas, as V.P. Brazil, strengthening its presence in Brazil.

NOIA applauds nomination of David Bernhardt as next Interior Secretary

National Ocean Industries Association President Randall Luthi has issued a statement regarding the nomination of David Bernhardt as secretary of the interior.