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Phillips 66 Appoints Industry Veteran Robert Pease as New Director

Phillips 66 said on Tuesday it has appointed energy industry veteran Robert Pease to its board after activist investor Elliott Investment Management urged the U.S. oil refiner and pipeline operator to overhaul its board.

Business News February 2024

Association news, personnel changes and mergers and acquisitions in February 2024!

Business News January 2024

Association news, personnel changes and mergers and acquisitions in January 2024!

Marathon Petroleum Elects Maryann Mannen as First Woman President

Refiner Marathon Petroleum on Thursday named Maryann Mannen as its new president and John Quaid as its new chief financial officer, effective Jan. 1.

BP Short-Lists Three Internal Candidates for CEO

BP's board has short-listed interim CEO Murray Auchincloss and two senior female executives as internal candidates to replace Bernard Looney as chief executive, three company and industry sources told Reuters.

Former BP CEO Looney Loses $40 Million in Compensation Amid Board Misconduct Claims

BP cut over $40 million in remuneration from former CEO Bernard Looney after the British oil giant concluded he had knowingly misled the board over personal relationships with colleagues.

LNG Developer Tellurian Names New President as Shakeup Continues

Tellurian said on Monday it appointed a new president and general counsel, days after the U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer ousted co-founder Charif Souki as chairman.

U.S. LNG Developer Tellurian Ousts Co-Founder Souki as Chairman

Tellurian ousted its chairman and co-founder Charif Souki as an executive officer, the U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer said on Friday, weeks after auditors raised doubts about the company's ability to cover future expenses.

Business News December 2023

Association news, personnel changes and mergers and acquisitions in December 2023!

INGAA Foundation Appoints New Board Leadership

(P&GJ) — The INGAA Foundation Board of Directors elected Sean Nicholson as chair and Kim Tarr as vice chair of the INGAA Foundation for a one-year term starting November 10, 2023.

Business News November 2023

Association news, personnel changes and mergers and acquisitions in November 2023!

TC Energy Names Ex-CEO as Chair of Oil Pipeline Business

Canadian pipeline operator TC Energy on Thursday named industry veteran and former CEO Hal Kvisle as the chair of its oil pipeline unit.

US Deputy Interior Secretary Beaudreau Resigns; Responsible for Approving Willow Project

Earlier this year, U.S. Deputy Interior Secretary Tommy Beaudreau signed the final approval for a scaled-back version of ConocoPhillips' $7 billion Willow project to drill for oil and gas in Alaska, drawing cheers from the oil industry and criticism from environmental activists.

Business News September 2023

Association news, personnel changes and mergers and acquisitions in September 2023!

Equitrans CEO Karam to Step Down, Insider Charletta to Succeed

Equitrans Midstream said on Thursday CEO Thomas Karam will step down from his role at the end of the year to become the pipeline operator's executive chairman.

Finalists Unveiled for Midstream Categories in Gulf Energy Information Excellence Awards

(P&GJ) — Pipeline & Gas Journal is thrilled to announce the distinguished finalists for the midstream categories in the inaugural Gulf Energy Information Excellence Awards.

Tanzania Names New Energy Minister to Oversee LNG Development

Tanzania President Samia Suluhu Hassan named a new energy minister on Wednesday as part of a cabinet reshuffle, ahead of expected cabinet approval for a $42 billion LNG project.

Former Trump Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette Named New President of Utility Lobby Group

Edison Electric Institute has named Dan Brouillette as president starting on Jan. 1, 2024. Brouillette, who currently serves as president of Sempra Infrastructure, said he looks forward to leading the lobby group at a "pivotal point" for the industry.

Venezuela Appoints New Gas Vice President at State Company PDVSA

Venezuela has appointed a new vice president at PDVSA who will lead the state company's gas operations, a key move as the South American country negotiates licenses with foreign companies to develop its mostly untapped natural gas reserves.

People in the News July 2023

People in the News July 2023

Top US Oil-Export Port Launches Search for New CEO

Officials at the Port of Corpus Christi, the largest U.S. oil-export port by volume, on Wednesday said they intend to appoint an interim chief soon and to begin a search for a new CEO.

Head of Top US Oil-Export Port Resigns Abruptly

Sean Strawbridge, chief executive of the Port of Corpus Christi, the largest U.S. oil-export port by volume, resigned on Tuesday, the port operator said without providing any explanation.

People in the News May 2023

People in the News May 2023

AGA Chair Sees Future Shaped by Education, Innovation

(P&GJ) — Suzanne Sitherwood sat down with Pipeline & Gas Journal in March – the same week she announced her upcoming retirement from Spire – to discuss her career, her outlook for the natural gas industry and her objectives as the 2023 chair of the American Gas Association (AGA).

Shale Producer Pioneer's CEO Scott Sheffield to Retire

Sheffield, an energy veteran, served as Pioneer’s founding CEO from 1997 to 2016 and chairman since 1999. He stepped down from the CEO role in 2016 before returning to the helm three years later.

People in the News April 2023

People in the News April 2023

Spire Adds Storage in Rockies, Western US

(P&GJ) — To meet the growing energy demands in the Rockies and Western U.S., Spire Storage is expanding its facilities in Wyoming, with partial availability of additional natural gas storage capacity becoming available in 2024.

INGAA Chairman Amato Sees Permitting, Workforce Development Among Priorities

(P&GJ) — New INGAA Foundation Chair Paul Amato doesn’t exactly come from the hotbed of the natural gas industry, but in a manner of speaking, he became part of it as soon as possible. During this interview with P&GJ, Amato discusses, among other issues, his first impressions of INGAA, training and retaining younger talent, and keeping an eye on methane reduction and other permitting issues.

People in the News March 2023

People in the News March 2023

AMPP Appoints Alan Thomas as CEO

(P&GJ) — The Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP), a global nonprofit representing more than 32,000 members in the materials, corrosion and coatings industries – among them pipeline companies – has appointed Alan Thomas as its new chief executive officer effective April 1.