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T. Boone Pickens, oilman turned raider turned trader, dies at 91

T. Boone Pickens, the onetime Texas oil wildcatter turned corporate raider who became a billionaire energy investor and television pitchman for wind and natural-gas power, has died. He was 91.

Subsea 7 announces CEO succession

Subsea 7 announced that Jean Cahuzac will retire from his position as CEO at the end of this year, and will be succeeded from 1 January 2020 by John Evans, who is currently COO.

Charity hosts annual golf tourney to help oilfield families in financial crisis

Oilfield Helping Hands, a non-profit organization helping oilfield families in financial crisis, will be holding its 14th Annual OHH Masters of Charity Golf Tournament on September 20, 2019, at BlackHorse Golf Club, 12205 Fry Road, Cypress, Texas.

Sodexo announces management changes

Sodexo announces two new appointments, based in their Houston office.

Wintershall Dea COO and deputy CEO to quit by the end of the year

Maria Moraeus Hanssen, COO and Deputy CEO of Wintershall Dea, will leave the company on December 31st, 2019 in order to pursue other opportunities.

Offshore Europe Preview: Ardent’s Martin sees opportunities in decommissioning

Stuart Martin is a 35-year veteran of the upstream sector. With Ardent, his career has now come full circle from commissioning assets in the early 1980s to decommissioning the same assets now.

LAGCOE 2019 announces conference speakers and session tracks

The theme for LAGCOE 2019 is the Future of Energy Starts Here, chosen to emphasize the profound and exciting changes that are shaping and will continue to shape oil and gas in the future.

Dallas B2B marketing agency celebrates anniversary by supporting those with special needs

Triad B2B Agency of Dallas, Texas is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a series of community outreach activities and special communications initiatives.

Total Safety names Paul Tyree chief commercial officer

Total Safety announced that Paul Tyree, formerly president of global business units for Industrial Safety Services, has been promoted to chief commercial officer.

Colorado Petroleum Council promotes Carrie Hackenberger to associate director

The Colorado Petroleum Council announced that Carrie Hackenberger has been promoted to associate director of the Colorado Petroleum Council, API’s Colorado division.

BCCK Holding Company names John Peterson senior vice president of business development

BCCK Holding Company, a leading international provider of engineering, procurement, fabrication and field construction services, has promoted John Peterson to senior vice president of business development.

LAGCOE announces keynote speakers for 2019 conference

LAGCOE leadership announces the keynote speakers for its 2019 Technical Exposition and Conference, scheduled for October 9-11 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

Pacific Drilling names James W. Harris CFO

Pacific Drilling names James W. Harris to is CFO position, after Johannes P. Boots mutually agrees with the company to pursue other opportunities.

Outgoing Schlumberger CEO Kibsgaard lands $6 million consulting deal

Kibsgaard will continue to lift his $2 million annual salary through July 31, 2022, in exchange for providing “certain services” and agreeing not to take a job at a rival, according to a regulatory filing.

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.

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.

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 CEO

Halcón appointed Richard Little CEO, to fill the vacancy created in February.

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.

NCA makes two key appointments to its growing team

Nissan Chemical America Corporation’s innovation in the application of nanoparticles to the oilfield continues to demand increased production capacity.