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Devon Energy promotes David Harris to EVP of exploration and production

Devon Energy announced that David Harris has been appointed to the position of executive vice president, exploration and production. Tony Vaughn previously served in this role and will retire from Devon after 20 years of service.

API: U.S. supply, global efforts cushion global oil markets after weekend attack

The U.S. energy revolution has fundamentally added to U.S. and global near-term deliverability of oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids, generally helping stabilize the global market against supply disruptions.

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.

Encana promotes new president, other key leadership roles

Encana Corporation announced changes to its executive leadership team, including the promotion of Michael McAllister to president, Brendan McCracken to executive vice president – corporate development and external relations and Greg Givens to chief operating officer. These changes are effective immediately.

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.

Saudi Arabia’s new prince of oil is a lifelong energy insider

Late on Saturday night, Khalid Al-Falih was removed and replaced as energy minister by Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman. A half-brother of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, he’s the first member of the royal family to hold the job.

Record number of Scottish students experience OPITO’s “Energize Your Future” at OE19

Organizations from across the energy sector gave demonstrations, set interactive challenges and practical experiences to inform and inspire the next generation. The focus was on the energy transition, the use of technology and the variety of new roles and skills that will be required over the next 15 years.

Offshore Europe 2019, Day 2: Making the industry part of the solution

The North Sea industry’s drive towards greater efficiency and lower-carbon operations reflects the sector’s willingness to play its part in meeting the world’s sustainability and climate change goals. But more needs to be done, keynote speakers told the Offshore Europe 2019 opening session on Tuesday.

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.

Future Energy Professionals program offers STEM experience at LAGCOE 2019

LAGCOE’s Future Energy Professionals program provides industry education to students to ensure a constant and qualified workforce pipeline for generations to come.

2019 World Oil Awards finalists announced

For 18 years, these prestigious awards have recognized and honored the upstream energy industry’s leading innovators and innovations and recognized step changes in technology that have made a lasting impact.

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.

Western Midstream names new leadership to “grow alongside Occidental” following acquisition

"Occidental sees great value and opportunity in the excellent Western Midstream asset base and is committed to value-enhancing opportunities for both companies," said Vicki Hollub, president and CEO of Occidental.

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.

Industry economist sees “headwinds” inhibiting U.S., Texas upstream expansion during 2H-2019

Several factors will combine to make it difficult for U.S. and Texas E&P activity to grow during the last six months of 2019, said Karr Ingham, economist for the producers’ association, Texas Alliance of Energy Producers.

T. Boone Pickens ETF to replace crude stocks with renewables

Oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens’ eponymous fund is swapping out one of its crude investment vehicles for renewables, seeing an opportunity in clean energy as fossil fuels get pummeled in the capital markets.

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.